Category: Argentina

Securing value accommodation around the world

Volunteering in paradise the chocolate plantation in Brazilian jungle

Flights, accommodation and activities tend to be the biggest expenses when traveling.  Securing value accommodation is often the easiest way of saving money. When you are seeing the world a low cost agenda is paramount as not only does this allow you to travel for longer, but also take up opportunities that you might not …

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Back to the Andes and wine tasting in Mendoza

Excited about wine tasting in Mendoza we arrived in the massive bus terminal of Mendoza at 10pm, breaking our usual rule of booking somewhere in advance when we arrive in a new city. This is simply because you have to pay more, so we are pushing our rules to see if it is needed. As …

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Reunion in San Luis

Beginning the hard journey back up the country to meet Laura would represent a problem in its own right- not being able to wait that long! We had agreed to meet in a small town called San Luis, that was at the cross roads of her proposed journey and mine, en route to the wine …

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Tranquillo in the Cordoba Sierras

Posadas to Cordoba Leaving El Arbol was hard, I had become comfortable there and had enjoyed a nice relationship with Axelle. I left El Arbol feeling fairly well rested, well fed. Granny had stiched all my clothes that were falling appart and Axelle had washed them. I definately felt that I couldn´t be more prepared …

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San Javier Misiones

We cruise down the endless stretch of road, passing rows and rows of pine trees. We were told these were turned into paper and wood for constructions and the like. We were excited about this volunteer work, as building tree houses have always been a childhood dream and with Brazil under our belts we are …

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The Jesuit Missiones Argentina

The bus station was straight forward. We had another packed lunch of cream cheese and egg sandwiches (we also took about 20 of these for later use to go into our food pot as things like this always prove massively useful when we are on the road or have no easy means for other food). …

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The Iguazu Falls vs Itaipu Dam

We walked through the gates into another spotless Brazilian airport, everything was extremely smooth, organised and not a queue in sight. In 15 minutes we were ready to board the plane and before we knew it were looking at the night time Sao Paulo skyline, pointing out the features we recognised for seeing it from …

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