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Tupiza to Oruro (Bolivia) SO2Ep10

Tupiza to Oruro (Bolivia) SO2Ep10

Crossing the Argentina-Bolivia border north of Humahuaca, as I read the night before on the internet, was meant to be a painful long process. So the next day we arrived prepared. In reality though, everything went rather smoothly and after finishing with the border...
Granada in 5 days

Granada in 5 days

About a month ago we had some very good friends visit us from the states. Prior to coming out here they questioned whether 5 full days would be enough to see the sites around town. Elise and I felt confident that it would be a good first start to Granada, so they...
Reaching 55th Parallel South SO2Ep3

Reaching 55th Parallel South SO2Ep3

Uruguay has always been something like a child of a lesser god .Nowadays  after two centuries living in the shadow of its neighbours ,Brazil and Argentina South America’s smallest country is finally getting a little well-deserved recognition. Progressive, stable, safe...
52. feuerland 2 / februar 2017

52. feuerland 2 / februar 2017

die brücke am grenzübergang nach argentinien ist nur für schmale fahrzeuge geeignet. breitere müssen durch den fluss. der alte leuchtturm am capo san pablo ist etwas in schieflage geraten. von hier oben erblickt man schon das wrack der in hamburg gebauten desdemona,...
51. feuerland 1 / januar 2017

51. feuerland 1 / januar 2017

feuerland ist eine insel. der westen ist chilenisch, der osten gehört zu argentinien. über eine meerenge der magellanstraße verkehrt regelmäßig eine fähre. die überfahrt dauert etwa eine halbe stunde. unser erstes ziel war an der bahia inútil (englische siedler...
It’s Brazil, Baby!

It’s Brazil, Baby!

You like beaches? Brazil’s got trillions. You like jungle? They’ve got the world’s biggest. You like mountains and caves? Yup, they’ve got those. Waterfalls? Tick. Deserts and dunes? Err… yes. Wildlife? Yah, plenty dat too. And of course, the football… many shed-loads...
Argentina – East Coast III

Argentina – East Coast III

Playas Doradas [[After the crazy long drives on long and quite boring roads of eastern Argentina, we needed a place to stay and rest for a while. We checked the map and a small place called Playas Doradas caught our eye – it means golden beaches :) So we drove...
Argentina – East Coast II

Argentina – East Coast II

Gaiman [[Gaiman – a small city with non-argentinian sounding name (I immediately thought of Neil Gaiman), was created in 19th century by welsh immigrants and it definitely influenced the local architecture and feeling of the city. You can walk around the town...
Little Falls, Big Falls

Little Falls, Big Falls

Argentina has its finger stuck between Paraguay and Brazil. Yes, really! Look on the map… there’s long, narrow, finger-like, sticky-up bit in the far north-east of Argentina: Misiones province. We crossed into Argentina from Paraguay at the bottom of the finger...
Argentina – East Coast I

Argentina – East Coast I

[[When we were driving down to southern Argentina, we saw most of the “tourist attractions” and interesting places on the west side. Therefore, we decided to drive on the less touristy, but very quick and empty road. 3000km of long straight paved roads,...