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25 Things I learned in Central America

1. More locals speak English here than in South America (since NO ONE in South America does).

2. You still need basic Spanish to survive here, plus it’s much more interesting when you can have a conversation (sort of) with a local. 387 more words

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The country of 'El's'. El Cuco and El Tunco, El Salvador

We left Leon, Nicaragua at 2am in the morning to begin our 7 hour journey to the last country of our Latin American trip- El Salvador. 952 more words

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The Galápagos (...done the independent, 'budget' way)

If you’re lucky enough to ever have the chance to go, TAKE IT (it’s worth the money).

We’d debated visiting the Galapagos ever since we first decided we were going to come to South America.  2,342 more words

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Chiang Mai Heaven

Chiang Mai, Thailand’s home to outdoor adventure seekers, what is not to love.

After our week long adventure in Bangkok it was time to head for greener land and make our way up north to beautiful Chiang Mai in search of some hiking, yoga and adrenaline pumping activities. 631 more words

Singapore - durian prohibited and a night tour around the city

We never planned visiting Singapore. A one-way, direct flight with Cebu Pacific Airlines was a bargain, so we decided to give it a shot. Until now, the only thing I knew about Singapore is that you can get executed here for smoking in the wrong place. 519 more words

Gap Year Trip

vagabonding in argentina!

We had taken a night bus to Salta, a city in the north of Argentina where we were both looking forward to a pool. We had changed some dollars at the border and wanted to stay a few days to relax and unwind from the past week of nonstop travel. 818 more words

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bolivian explorations

We took the bus for La Paz after a delicious breakfast at Pan-Americana bakery in Copacabana, grabbed a barge across the river, continued through the Andes and down the hillside into La Paz. 797 more words

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