Crossing the Border into Bolivia – San Pedro de Atacama, the Atacama Desert and Uyuni Salt Flats 

My crossing into Bolivia was incredibly eventful. To save a 25hr bus ride, I flew over the Andes from Santiago to Calama, Northern Chile, then took a shuttle to the tiny town of San Pedro. Although small, it felt like the entirety of travellers in Chile descended upon the town in preparation for the salt … Continue reading Crossing the Border into Bolivia – San Pedro de Atacama, the Atacama Desert and Uyuni Salt Flats 

Valparaiso 

Valparaiso was a really beautiful town, nestled along the hilly coastline much like Wellington. To get to your hostel, you climbed through winding alleyways to greater heights, and better and better views, the area around us filled with street art and small cafes.    I met up with two friends from my time in Florianopolis … Continue reading Valparaiso 

Iguazu Falls 

Iguazu Falls  Iguazu Falls, situated on the borders of Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay, are absolutely spectacular. A set of falls that follow a steep mountainside, there are about 300 in total.  I really enjoyed my visit to the falls, although I think that hindsight is helping me out a little bit there. Although the falls … Continue reading Iguazu Falls