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i m a female solo traveller and i would like to do the w trek from puerto natales around christmas this year. any suggestions if i would be able to rent some camping gear and if i could find a campground for those days? i would also like to join other people doing the same trip but i think i ll figure that out once i m in puerto natales
thanks for your help
I will be in Argentina for 17 days in December. I plan to fly to Iguaçu Falls and back, from Buenos Aires. I plan to spend 4 days there. I plan to see it from both sides.
As a Canadian I will need a visa for Brazil entry, right? How fast,easy are they to obtain? Do i get it at the border in Iguaçu Falls or is there a consulate in town? OR would it be better for me to do this in Buenos Aires while I am there before I arrive in Iguaçu Falls?
If I stay on the Argentinian side what is the earliest I can make it to the Brazilian side in the morning taking in to account public transit and the border crossing? As a photographer I value the early morning light so I might decide to spend a night on the Brazilian side if I can't get there early enough.
Similarly if I am on the Brazilian side until evening are there any difficulties in getting return transportation to the Argentinian ... more »
me and my boyfriend (~25y/o) are planning on going to mancora from lima, in december this year
but we know is a long trip, so we were thinking of making some stops in the middle
i'd like to know if you could tell me some cool places to visit on our way to mancora
i'd also like to know of other nice beaches
hola a todos,
estamos planeando ir a máncora desde lima en diciembre de este año
sabemos que el viaje es medio largo, así que pensábamos ir haciendo algunas paradas en el camino
alguien me puede recomendar lugares copados en el camino lima-máncora?
también me gustaría saber de otras playas lindas
I'm going on a 6-7 week trip to South America with a friend and are going to Argentina, Brazil and Chile (Chile is up in the air. May get swapped with another country). We want an authentic, non-tour guided trip and just want to explore without too much of a planned itinerary. Looking for any advice about traveling within any of those countries (is there a smart order to go from one to another in terms of cost/logistics?), specific places to check out, lodging (do we have to book stuff in advance or can find a hostel or other cheap place to stay when we arrive without much searching?). Really just want to find some locals and anything that sounds interesting to us we'll do but not sure how realistic that is as I've never been to the continent (though my friend and I both speak enough spanish to get around).
Any advice/ideas would be very much appreciated.
Any suggestions for traveling around Nuqui/Utria/Bahia Malaga? Tour operators to use, hotels to stay in, how to get there, etc? Thanks!
tomorrow I will be arriving in Quito from Baños. I need to get to the city centre and I would like to avoid the long and expensive taxi ride.
Someone told me there is an "Ecovia" at Quitumbe bus station that can take me to the centre. Can someone tell me whether is it safe to take it (daytime) and how much it will cost? My stop is called Culture House.
I'm a little paranoid to get around with my big back pack and all my valuables on me........
Open to any and all advice about the city. I'm a first time teacher, not here to get rich, and already have a job. The school is near the Alta Selva Allegre district. I will be looking for a furnished 1 BR apt, and will most likely stay in a hostel until then. Would like some info about neighborhoods and life in general. Also any info about living abroad for the gringa would be great. Any insights are welcome. Thanks much!
I'm going to be tackling the 10-day Torres del Paine loop and want to get a off-the-grid feel whenever possible. I haven't been able to find any details as far as camping restrictions. Do you know if the park allows you to camp wherever you like or are you required to stay in the established areas where there are Refugios and campgrounds? And as far as the established campgrounds go, if I do need to use them, does anybody know if the campgrounds ever have a max capacity? Or should I be able to just show up, pay the spot fee and set up my tent wherever?
I am arriving at Guarulhos Airport at 8 at night and I am worried about traveling into the central Sao Paulo late at night. I gave never been to Sao and I wander it there is a quick and safe way of transferring near a good, safe and cheap hostel (up to $20 US, any suggestions? ) located centrally and near the airport metro or the bus stop, which has lockers and a Wi Fi.
Or shall I sleep at the airport and do this journey in the morning.
Can you advise please?
I'm going to be in Ecuador travelling with 2 friends, and we're looking for somewhere to spend Xmas and New Years. Ideally we're looking for somewhere very beautiful, ideally by the beach. It would be great to find somewhere where there is good fun and partying on New Years Eve.
We have been thinking about Montañita surf town, but if people that know the country have any other suggestions then it would be great to hear!
I am trying to figure out if there are direct flights from Bariloche to Salta or a fast train (?!?), the only thing I get on Lan.com is to fly via Buenos Aires, unfortunately not meeting my plans.
Any suggestions for airlines, routes how to get speedy from Bariloche to Salta?
Hi There.. me again.. I booked my flight to Buenos Aires, staying there for a week and then flying to Ushuaia on Dec 23. My intention was to stay there 5 days and do some daily trips to Tierra del Fuego, Horse riding, Beagle channel etc.
After that I want to travel up to Torres del Pain, Calafate and el chalten upto Bariloche. (Dont know how yet, aim is to fly from Bariloche back to BA or try to get somehow to Salta and from Salta to BA.
Nooow.. am I wasting precious time sitting around 5 days in Ushuaia?
Muchas gracias for your feedback!
A hotel owner asked for it. Is there anything else that could be used in place? Will there be any problem leaving the country?
What would be he best and cheapest way to travel from Buenos Aires to Bogota/Cartagena?
Flights seem to be crazy expensive.
Any other suggestions, that won't take forever?
We are reaching el calafate in 3 hours and looking to rent a car to drive to perito Moreno glacier, anyone interested in sharing cost and travel. We plan to leave el calafate around noon or so.
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