How to Cross Borders in South America? Peru, Bolivia, Uruguay, Brazil & Chile

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Traveling by air is fast, convenient and, in recent times, tickets have become increasingly affordable. But think about this for a moment – if you’re in a foreign country and you need to get to the airport, what is the safest and most convenient way to get there if public transport isn’t an option? A taxi. Perhaps the airport is on the …

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9 Spanish Phrases You’ll Use Most For Asking Directions in South America

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Before you set off on your adventures in South America, it’s critical you know how to get around in Spanish. This doesn’t require you to be a fluent speaker, and it’s a lot better than walking around with a dictionary in your hands. Memorize these few Spanish phrases, and even learn how to mix and use them together. Let’s go …

A 66 Year Old Woman's Solo Backpacking in South America

A 66 Year Old Woman’s Solo Backpacking in South America

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When I met Kach and Jon in Arequipa, Peru I said I would write an article extolling the joy and the advantages of traveling solo as an older woman. Here’s Annie Sparks’ Inspiring Story:  A 66 Year Old Woman’s Solo Backpacking in South America I have always had the desire to travel and luckily I chose a career which enabled me to …

DIY Adventure through the Amazon- Belem, Brazil to Leticia, Peru

DIY Adventure through the Amazon- Belem, Brazil to Leticia, Peru

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Here is my 3-week great adventure on the Amazon Rainforest that is full of surprises, adventures, and nature that will justify that this is truly a once in a lifetime experience. A Guide to Enjoy your trip to the Amazon Rainforest   Boat number 1: Belem to Manaus Friday 25 July 2014 – Wednesday 30 July 2014 After a mammoth …

21 Less-traveled Destinations that will make you visit South America

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You’ve snorkeled in the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, you went on a sailing trip around the Whitsunday Islands and you took pictures of the legendary Ayers Rock in the Australian Outback. You did island hopping in Thailand and enjoyed the view from one of the massive skyscrapers in bustling Bangkok. In Berlin you had a few beers while attending …

Border Crossing Guide in South America - Peru, Bolivia and Chile

Border Crossing Guide in South America – Peru, Bolivia and Chile

Kach Umandap - Howe Destination, DIY Travel, South America & Antarctica, Travel Blog, Travel Guides 8 Comments

One of the favorite traveler routes through South America starts in Lima, Peru, snakes down the coastline through beaches, deserts and dunes before entering the Andean mountains of Cusco and Machu Picchu. From there it’s only a short bus journey to the border of Bolivia, onward to La Paz; the highest capital in the world, and the world’s most dangerous …

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For Filipinos: How to get a Chilean Tourist Visa in Chile Consulate in Arequipa, Peru

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Planning to travel to Chile? This is how I got my Chile Tourist Visa in the Chile Consulate in Arequipa, Peru. I’ve been dreaming about going to Chile, you can find everything there. A South American country with beautiful and diverse landscapes to offer, from the Pacific beach coast, the  driest non-polar desert in the world- ATACAMA, the Las Torres del Paine in PATAGONIA, …