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Killin' it everyday!
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The Last Leg
Abandoned train in Cordoba looking slightly resemblance to the Russian train used in the film Goldeneye. my favourite piece of art on the trip a photograph. flowers litter the streets of buenos aires. An advertisement for ferret branca, the drink of choice ...

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Out and About: Fun in the Province of Cordoba
The province of Cordoba is quite a beautiful place.  It has the landscape of Manitoba for me.  Lots of beautiful rivers and streams.  The only difference is there are some small mountains and ceros.  Certain parts of the province are more tropical.   Before...

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How to Hitchhike from Mendoza to Cordoba
A lot of people have been asking me how to hitchike from Mendoza to Cordoba and avoid having to pay the 500 pesos for a bus.  Argentina is a hard place to hitchhike.  Its not like Canada where you have the number one highway that runs across the country and...

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Mendoza, Argentina for Wine Festival
 Many people asked me how I got vortexed into Mendoza, Argentina for 2.5 weeks.  Its not the most fun city.  There's no night life like Buenos Aires and Cordoba.  Its so friggin hot at about 38 degrees on a bad day.  But I found this city quite charming.  T...

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Aconcagua or Bust
Before starting this trip the one thing I was very excited about was seeing Mount Aconcagua... more than Machu Pichu.  I knew I would not be able to hike it though because it takes up to 21 days with acclimitazation and costs roughly $2000 for a permit, not...

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Valpraiso, Chile
Valpraiso is a magical little city North of Santiago Chile.  I came here with the intention of staying one week and I ended up getting vortexed in for two weeks.  I volunteered at the Mitico Hostel and had a great time.  The city is so colorful and so vibra...

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La Sirena and Valle de Elqui
After San  Pedro, I took a hellish 16 hour bus ride to La Sirena.  It's a charming touristy town on the coast of Chile.  Right now tourists from Chile and all over are flocking here for the beaches.  I really liked my stay here in this charming town mainly ...

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San pedro de Atacamas Chile
After a month and one week in Peru, I decided to go to Chile next instead of Bolivia.  Chile is a very tall country.  The North is all dessert, the middle has cities like Santiago and he south is all beauitful mountains an lakes.  It appealed to me because ...

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Arequipa, Peru
After spending some time in Nasca, checking out the lines, it was time to go to Peru´s second biggest city: Arequipa.  I showed up at the bus station and a group of Americans were heading to the Flying Dog Hostel.  I split a taxi with them and when we got t...
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