• Latin America

    Chile

    Itinerary: Santiago de Chile – Valle de Casablanca – San Pedro de Atamaca – Valle de la Luna – Valle de la Muerte – Lago Miscanti & Miñiques – Salar de Atacama – Parque Nacional Villarrica – Nacional Conguillío – Reserva Nacional Malalcahuello-Nalcas – Puerto Natales – Parque Nacional Torres del Paine – Easter Island Santiago Whether it was done…

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    Colombia

    Itinerary: Bogotá – Villa de Leyva – Popayán – Salento – Valle de Cocora – Medellín – Parque Nacional Tayrona – Cartagena A country with an eventful past “Colombia? Is it safe there?” That was the most common reaction when I told people I had decided to go to Colombia. A country that – apparently – still has the reputation…

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    Guatemala, Honduras & Belize

    Itinerary: Antigua – Lago Atitlán – Chichicastenango – Copán – Flores – Tikal – San Ignacio – Xunantunich – San Pedro – Caye Caulker Antigua In the Netherlands, winter hasn’t given up yet and spring has yet to arrive, so it’s a good time to travel. My destination this time: Central America. Guatemala, Honduras and Belize to be precise. One…

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    Argentina

    Itinerary: Buenos Aires – Salta – Salinas Grandes – Purmamarca – Valles de Calchaquiés – Cafayate – Parque Nacional Talampaya – Mendoza – Peninsula Valdez – Bariloche – Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi – El Chaltén – Parque Nacional Los Glaciares – El Calafate – Buenos Aires Buenos Aires After a long flight and a layover in Sao Paulo we arrive…

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    Brazil

    Itinerary: Rio de Janeiro – Paraty – Sao Paulo – Parque Nacional do Iguaçu – Pantanal – Ouro Preto – Salvador Rio de Janeiro After a long day flight, I arrive at Galeão International Airport, the international airport of Rio de Janeiro, around 9:45 p.m. local time. The customs formalities take very little time and despite the tight transfer in…

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    Peru & Bolivia

    Itinerary: Islas Balestas – Ica – Huacachina – Nazca – Cauchilla – Cahuachi – Arequipa – Reserva Nacional Salinas y Aguada Blanca – Colca Canyon – Lago Titicaca – La Paz – Valle de la Luna – Colchani – Salar de Uyuni – Potosí – Copa Cabana – Cuzco – Inca Trail – Machu Picchu Peru It is Saturday 12…

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    Costa Rica

    Itinerary: San José – Parque Nacional Tortuguero – La Fortuna – Parque Nacional Arenal – Tamarindo – Reserva Monteverde – Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio – Puerto Viejo de Talamanca In the Netherlands the weather is cold and wet, so it’s a good time to go somewhere warm and sunny. Like Costa Rica. The country in Central America of which 27%…

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    Mexico

    Itinerary: Valladolid – Chitzén Itzá – Mérida – Uxmal – Celestun – Campeche – Palenque – San Cristobal de las Casas – Cañon del Sumidero – Villahermosa – Calakmul – Tulum Arrival in Cancún After a ten hour flight we pass through customs at Cancún airport at 5 p.m. local time. Welcome to Mexico! Outside it’s a pleasant 28 degrees.…