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Angel Falls in the Dry season

Angel Falls in the Dry season

One of the big attractions in Venezuela is Angel falls, and at a kilometer tall, it’s a pretty big attraction indeed! This is the tallest waterfall in the world, and its hard to say which we preferred, Angel falls or Iguazu falls. We had decided that was a “must do”...
All Part of the Adventure

All Part of the Adventure

We sometimes get asked what was the biggest problem we have had to overcome on our trip. That’s a tricky one to answer, but I think the process of making the decision to go in the first place was the biggest problem. Logic and common sense are usually a part of our...
Colombia to Venezuela

Colombia to Venezuela

We had come to the end of our time in Colombia, and we had a great time there.  We did spend quite a bit of time pondering what country we would go to after Colombia. We had 3 options facing us. 1. Travel through Venezuela and Brazil back to Uruguay, and ship home...
Colombia – Bogota and Villa de Layva

Colombia – Bogota and Villa de Layva

a look down a street in the evening in Colombia We have stayed in Villa de Leyva a little longer than expected.  No complaints as it is such a lovely little town. We were able to park our truck on a campsite called Hostal Renacer Colombian Highlands, a super place to...
Colombia Overland

Colombia Overland

When visiting a Coffee farm, where else would you park? Colombia is right at the northern tip of South America. It’s bordering countries are Brazil, Ecuador,Panama, Peru and Venezuela. Colombia also can boast that it is the only South American country with coastlines...
Ecuador Market days

Ecuador Market days

Market Day brings everyone out. Otavalo in Ecuador is home to one of the largest markets in South America . It has to be said it is one of the most enjoyable alfresco retail experiences we have had here.Up for grabs are handicrafts of every description – ceramics,...
Ecuador Overland

Ecuador Overland

Ecuador Overland by camper truck Ecuador is situated on the equator on the Pacific coast of South America, bordered by Columbia to the north and Peru to the south and east. Despite being a very small country it really has so much to offer. You can experience different...
Andean Christmas Traditions

Andean Christmas Traditions

After the highlights of the past few months, we wondered if we could get back into “normal” traveling mode, which to us means following our own path and seeing what sights or events that we come across. We’re quite happy to take it all in, the good, the bad and the...
Peru Adventures

Peru Adventures

Peru Adventures with our Irish visitors We had been looking forward to Friday 15th November for a number of weeks, as on this day two great friends Robin and Claire arrived from The Republic of Cork to Lima in Peru to travel with us for 24 days. After a joyous meeting...
Galapagos Islands

Galapagos Islands

It was time for us to take another mini holiday from our truck (or should I say fact finding and exploratory mission) and so the Galapagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador was our destination. It is always sad leaving our truck, but more importantly we had to find a...
La Paz Bolivia to the Jungle

La Paz Bolivia to the Jungle

La Paz at night After 13 dental visits (for Merv), it was finally time to leave La Paz Bolivia and head in the direction of the Central Highlands and further on into The Pampas and The Jungle. The day before we left Merv rotated the tyres on our truck and he noticed...
WOW – A day on the Death Road Bolivia

WOW – A day on the Death Road Bolivia

Lets have a go then All five of us, Sandra, Dominick, Frank , Merv and I had been staying in the same camp-site for a few days, doing repairs on our trucks, motor-bike and Merv visiting the dentist, so we decided it was time to have a day of fun and adventure on...
Cholitas – Women’s Bolivian Wrestling

Cholitas – Women’s Bolivian Wrestling

Do not mess with this woman. She might jump on you and not in a good way It was time for something a little different, so one evening we went to see The Bolivian Wrestling Cholitas and they did not disappoint. This is held in El Alto every Sunday evening with the show...
Who let the dogs out – Humberstone

Who let the dogs out – Humberstone

Sadly we were on our last few days in Chile, but as they say all good things come to an end.  Lucky for us though we are traveling North and still have loads of new adventures, new countries and new places to visit. Sarah checking out the general store in Humberstone...