We had 12 days in Argentina so we had to be realistic with what we wanted to do. We decided we wanted to spend some time in Buenos Aires and then go to two other places to see Argentina’s landscape. The places we chose were the Iguazu Falls one of the 7 new natural wonders of the world and then the Valdes Peninsula. I had already been to El Calafate and Ushuaia as part of my time in Chile as…

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My friends and I have just come back from our first experience skiing in Bulgaria, rather than our usual France/Austria. We wanted to go away just for a weekend of skiing which is also something we hadn’t experienced before as normally we would have a weeks holiday. Enter EasyJet Holidays where we found a weekend to Borovets, Bulgaria. We got 2.5 days of skiing altogether, leaving Thursday morning from Gatwick and leaving Sofia on Sunday.┬áBorovets is an hour transfer from…

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Fin Del Mundo – the end of the world. Ushuaia is towards the end of Argentina hence why it is known as the end of the world. It is famous for various things such as the Beagle Channel named after the ship the Beagle where Captain FitzRoy brought a young Charles Darwin onboard. It is also known as the gateway to Antarctica. Ushuaia is located in the Tierra Del Fuego provience. The Tierra del Fuego National Park meaning land of…

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Torres del Paine meaning Towers of Blue is a national park in the Magallenas area of Chile and the Chilean Antarctica. Only 3% of the park is open to the public with roughly 250,000 visitors a year. Compare that to the 6,000 visitors Machu Picchu receives a day and you’ll feel pretty lucky. There are two main routes the W and the longer route the O. It is mandatory to book the refugios when you do multiple day hikes. It…

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When booking your tour to Uyuni whether from Bolivia or Chile make sure you do some research on the company first. There are lots of incidents involving drunk drivers and car accidents where tourist have died. Not to shock horror but safety first. I decided to go with an agency called Lithium who had good reviews on TripAdvisor. For tours in South America in general there is a site called FindLocalTrips and they recommend a few companies although Lithium wasn’t…

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