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South America Trip: Bariloche, Argentina (day 36-38)

South America Trip: Bariloche, Argentina (day 36-38)

By on Aug 10, 2010 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

After a brief stop in Santiago I took off for my final south american travel destination – Bariloche, Argentina.  Since this was originally one of the places I was considering moving to when I decided to do a year in South America, I had to see what I missed out on by choosing Santiago over this lovely argentinean resort town.  This place is a nature lovers...

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South America Trip: Chiclayo, Peru (day 16)

South America Trip: Chiclayo, Peru (day 16)

By on Jul 4, 2010 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

          After a few days in Vilcabamba the truth is that I really did not want to leave but having to make it all the way to Lima in a matter of a few days to meet Wendy procluded me from extending my time.  So I first took a bus back to Loja and then boarded an overnight bus to Piura (a coastal city in Peru near the border of Ecuador and Peru). This bus was...

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South America Trip (day 5-7): Quito, Ecuador

South America Trip (day 5-7): Quito, Ecuador

By on Jun 24, 2010 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

I arrived in Quito on Fathers Day and not surprisingly had very little to do.  Having read a bit about Quito during my layover in Santiago I knew that the city was pretty darn cheap.  But as a foreigner, I have to admit, that every single taxi driver tried to rip me off. I got out of one cab when the  driver refused to give me a fair price and on my way to the...

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South America Trip (day 1-4): Easter Island, Chile

South America Trip (day 1-4): Easter Island, Chile

By on Jun 20, 2010 in Uncategorized | 2 comments

To kick off my seven week trip I got on a plane from Santiago to the ever mysterious Easter Island. Although owned by Chile, it`s 2300 miles from Chile’s coastline making it one of the most remote islands on earth! Upon arriving at the airport I received a lay and at first thought to myself – well of course i´d get a lay, i´m on an island after all, but...

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