The Places we call Home in Chile

We went to Chile for the Torres del Paine’s W trek and arrived in the town of Puerto Natales to arrange our trek. Lili Patagonicos was the perfect place to stay and we rented all our gear at the hostel and were able to leave our luggage during our hike. Carlos, our host was a wealth of information having done the trek so many times he lost count. Read More

19 Maanden getrouwd!

Maand nummer 19 spendeerden we onder meer in Guatamala. De foto is genomen bij het prachtige Lake Atitlan.

The Places we call Home in Uruguay

With our brief visit to Uruguay we got a good taste of the accommodation choices offered in Uruguay. In Colonia del Sacramento, our hostel was in an old colonial house including creaky wooden floors, old colorful tiles and a sunny courtyard. Our next home was a cozy family home in Montevideo filled with hanging plants, where we had access to their kitchen and dining room, all decked out in Uruguayan style. Read More

The Places we call Home in Argentina

Argentina was our introduction to South America, for both of us a brand new continent awaiting to be discovered. It was also the first country after Canada where we spent 3 months living in our converted campervan. We were going back to life in hostels and we wondered how the quality and atmosphere would be in South America. It was a good idea to start off in Argentina after 4 months in Canada for an easier transition into South America. Read More

Het zout van Salar de Uyuni en de kleuren van Los Lipez

Al lang voordat we naar Bolivia kwamen hadden we gehoord van de Salar de Uyuni, de zoutvlaktes van Uyuni. De enorme witte vlaktes hadden we al vaak op foto’s gezien maar wat we niet wisten was dat dit gebied uit veel meer bestond dan alleen deze gepekelde omgeving.  Lees verder

Death road – ‘De gevaarlijkste weg ter wereld’

Is de gevaarlijkste weg ter wereld ook echt zo gevaarlijk als zijn omschrijving doet geloven? Om dat te weten te komen deden we op internet onderzoek naar deze ‘Death Road’ maar welk onderzoek is nou beter dan dat van jezelf. Lees verder