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Travelling with children in Buenos Aires

Argentina

Buenos Aires is a great city to stroll in with children. When went there when Sophia was five years old, and she did not want to leave. 192 more words

South America

Baños, ciudad de Agua Santa / Baños, city of the holy water

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Llegamos a Baños desde Alausí.  Aunque estaba nublado, durante el camino pudimos vislumbrar desde el bus parte del volcán Chimborazo, que con sus 6.268 m es la montaña más alta de Ecuador. 939 more words

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Re-elected, Venezuela's Maduro faces global criticism, U.S. sanctions

By Alexandra Ulmer and Roberta Rampton

CARACAS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Critics at home and abroad on Monday denounced the re-election of Venezuela’s socialist President Nicolas Maduro as a farce cementing autocracy, while the U.S. 1,089 more words

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Tackle South America on a Budget

Young people are constantly saying how badly they want to explore the Latin American region and have that “transcending experience”, but holidays in South America are either advertised as super exotic and incredibly expensive; or as too much of a headache to plan a low-budget trip. 116 more words

Medellín - first impressions

I can certainly understand why so many people end up staying here indefinitely, it’s an intriguing place. I wonder if I will end up joining them. 1,724 more words

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La Paz Maravillosa

When driving into La Paz, what took me the most by surprise was the city’s unique and vast landscape.

Thousands of bustling streets and houses create a wash of colour that spills over the edges of the valley.   190 more words

Travel Blog

Book Review: Graham Denyer Willis’s The Killing Consensus: Police, Organized Crime, and the Regulation of Life and Death in Urban Brazil

Graham Denyer Willis’s The Killing Consensus: Police, Organized Crime, and the Regulation of Life and Death in Urban Brazil (2015) is a valuable contribution to the debate on statehood and sovereignty. 1,024 more words

Book Reviews