Doing it on your own: Trekking in Bolivia

There’s a certain type of traveller that thrives to create adventures on their own. They smirk at the thought of organised tours and package deals. They feel smug whenever they walk past an oversized group of tourists eating mundane tourist friendly meals at the tourist specific restaurants. They don’t mind using up hours of their…

Santa Cruz Trek Unguided

We came to Huaraz for 3 reasons. To hike Santa Cruz, the most popular trail of the nearby Cordillera Blanca, to recover our tired legs with a few ales at Sierra Andina brewery, and to eat a mean curry after a 9-month curry hiatus. The curry was amazing. Head to Chilli Heaven for a huge…

Pumpkin Soup with Caramelised Beetroot

This is a real simple one, and cheap too! Serves: 2-3 Cooking time: 40 minutes Ingredients 1 small onion, finely diced 2 cloves of garlic, finely diced 1 tablespoon oil 1 teaspoon curry powder ½ butternut pumpkin, cut into medium chunks 1 medium carrot, cut into medium chunks 1 small beetroot, cut into 1cm cubes…

Camp Kitchen

Go to Camp Kitchen Recipes Welcome to Camp Kitchen! So far, we have been on the road for 8 months and we plan on many more before we are ready to come home (the bagel mission is yet to begin!). As you can imagine, we are trying to stretch our budget as far as it…

A Foreigner’s Guide to Buying and Selling a Car in Chile

When we arrived to the mystic north of Chile (San Pedro de Atacama) we quickly became obsessed with the idea of buying a car and driving it all the way to The End of The World (Ushuaia). We were travelling with a couple of close friends from Australia at the time and thought it would…

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