2 Days in Rio de Janeiro Brazil

2 Days in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Andy Travel South America, Brazil, Rio de Janeiro Leave a Comment

For the month leading up to our visit to Rio de Janeiro, all we kept hearing about was how dangerous the city was. Just a week before we arrived someone posted a video online of young adults mugging tourists in a downtown business area. Needless to say, we were a little apprehensive about our time in Rio. In order to …

3 days in Foz do Iguaçu Brazil

3 days in Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil

Lynn Travel South America, Brazil, Foz do Iguaçu Leave a Comment

We had a great time in Foz do Iguaçu and kept busy since there were so many things to do in the area. The largest attraction and the reason that we visited was to see Iguazu Falls which can be seen in both Brazil and Argentina. Itaipu Hydroelectric Dam Tour Our first full day in Foz do Iguaçu predicted rainstorms …

Argentina the Good the Bad and the Expensive

Argentina: the Good, the Bad, & the Expensive

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From the title of this post I’m sure you’ve probably figured out that Argentina was expensive. I don’t want to judge Argentina solely on their ability to charge crazy amounts of money for things like transportation (more on that later), so I’ll also tell you about the things we liked (the good) and the things we didn’t like so much …

Serranias del Hornocal Humahuaca Argentina

Serranias del Hornocal – Humahuaca, Argentina

Andy Travel South America, Argentina, Salta, Humahuaca Leave a Comment

About a month before we even made it to Salta, Argentina we met a guy at one of our hostels that was traveling the opposite direction that we were. He had just come from Argentina, so we asked him what places we should see. One of the places he mentioned was Salta, and showed us pictures of a mountain with …

3 Days in El Chalten Argentina

3 days in El Chalten, Argentina

Lynn Travel South America, Argentina, El Chalten Leave a Comment

When we were on the bus riding into El Chalten, I knew that this was our kind of Patagonia. On our ride in we had a panoramic view of a beautiful mountain range with blue skies and only a few clouds around. The clouds that were around were moving out of the area. Even through the window, we were able …