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Rio de Janeiro, Buxios and Ilha Grande: Climax

July 13, 2011

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I spent my first afternoon in Rio waiting for two friends from home to arrive (they were joining me for ten days) and recovering after a bus journey that took more than a day. After the relative comfort of buses in Argentina, I was shocked by the basic nature of Brazilian bus travel, though this […]

Copacabana and Isla Del Sol: Bolivian Titicaca

May 18, 2011

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My short trip down the coast to the Bolivian side of the lake did not work out as planned, as my 7.30am bus proved non-existent (an early initiation into the ways of Bolivian bus travel) and I was forced to spend the day drinking cheap beer with an Argentine. Nevertheless, I eventually made it, and […]

Puno: Peruvian Titicaca

May 17, 2011

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My trip from Cuzco to Puno did not get off to a good start as I somehow managed to dislocate my shoulder while strapping into my increasingly heavy backpack at Cuzco bus terminal. So it was in substantial pain that I spent a subdued eight hours on a bus to my final Peruvian stop. Travellers […]