Monthly Archives: August 2013

Is South America dangerous for travellers?

South America seems to have a reputation for being a dangerous place for travellers. There are various reasons for this reputation: corruption in the public service, rampant drug industries and very large poor communities. But even taking all of these … Continue reading

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The Little Bin Beside the Toilet…

For those who haven’t travelled, there’s something in the toilet you mightn’t have contemplated. You’re no doubt familiar with the little rubbish bin often sitting unnoticed beside the toilet? Generally we ignore this quaint little bin unless we use the … Continue reading

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Living the Hostel Life

While traveling, there are many places you can lay your head to rest; hotels, couch-surfing, tents and the like, but for the common backpacker there’s the hostel, backpackers or in South America, the Hospedaje. A hospedaje is spanish for lodging … Continue reading

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Travelling Alone

I’ve been on the road since November 2012 and for most of that time I’ve been travelling alone. For the first three months I drove around Australia in my own vehicle. The Pointy Brick… Since February, I’ve been travelling through … Continue reading

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