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  • Cobblestones & Beaches in Paraty

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    I can’t believe it’s nearly 2 weeks on the road already. I’ve quickly been swept back up into the travel adventure that comes with backpacking. Exploring Brazil certainly is not as easy as traveling around Asia, the Brazilians so far assume you know enough Portuguese, so boats & bus trips are all announced without any […]

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  • Beginning in Brazil

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    I was pretty much commanded by a friend to write more blogs on this trip! So here it is the first blog of my 6month adventure to South America. Its been years in the planning, well I guess you could more accurately say, years in the dreaming… and maybe months now in the planning. Pretty […]

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  • The South America Realities


    The Realities Set In Wow! Its been 3 weeks already! So its been all about study, and discovery! Lets point out the pretty obvious, South America is YYUGE (huge). I was comparing my travels around Vietnam, Laos and Thailand on a map and that is roughly the total length from top to bottom of just […]

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  • Build-up to South America

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    What? Travelling Again! I am recently back in South Africa from my year living & working in Indonesia. Its a short stop over, although having already found work I do not want to settle down. Settling involves signing rental leases and getting my fridge, bed and belongings out of storage. Its simply easier at this […]

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  • Exploring Bali & the Gili Islands

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    Indonesia was just one of the 8 countries I never managed to visit during my 7 month trip through South East Asia in 2013 and so I had to come back to spend some time exploring Bali & the Gili Islands. Based on my early research I got the feeling that the island of Bali was relatively […]

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  • Hong Kong on a Budget

    Hong Kong Streets

    I spent a lot of time researching how to travel to Hong Kong on a budget. I found sites talking about food & places to eat, but very little information on the general day to day costs of the city. So after spending 8 days there last week over Chinese New Year, I thought I […]