Our South and North American Adventure

Hey Everyone! So this is my travel journal. Hopefully it'll keep you amused whilst I'm off travelling the world and will fill you in of the places I go and things I see! So Me and Nic spent 3 1/2 months in South America, travelling around 7 of it's great countries - Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Peru and Venezuela. We then moved onto USA where we were joined by Lucy, and spent a month travelling from West to East before I met up with my Mum, Dad and Sister to have a nice 10 day holday in New York! What a way to end the trip eh! So enjoy and hope to hear from you all soon! Si

  • 133 days (21 Apr 2006 - 01 Sep 2006)
  • 41234 km (25622 miles)
  • 10 countries
  • 35 entries (18995 words)
  • 486 photos
  • 4.4 ratings (159 votes)
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Day Journal date: Country Place Title Distance Media Rating
1 Apr 21, 2006 18:00 United Kingdom Farnborough » The Journey Starts Here! 0 km [*] (2) 3 (12 votes)
9 Apr 29, 2006 20:10 Brazil Rio de Janeiro » Rio Rocks 9243 km [*] (16) 3.5 (8 votes)
10 Apr 30, 2006 22:30 Brazil Pantanal Matogrossense » Where are we? What the hell, is going on? 10682 km [*] (17) 5 (4 votes)
17 May 08, 2006 00:23 Argentina Iguassú Falls » Across the border (again, and again and again) 11553 km [*] (12) 4 (4 votes)
18 May 09, 2006 01:57 Paraguay Ciudad del Este » The search for the Polystation 11580 km [*] (5) 3.9 (7 votes)
26 May 17, 2006 01:29 Argentina Buenos Aires » A bar with free beer - I joke you not! 12663 km [*] (31) 4.3 (6 votes)
30 May 21, 2006 01:05 Argentina Mendoza » A trip of extreme sports!! 13621 km [*] (9) 4.3 (7 votes)
32 May 23, 2006 00:59 Chile Andes » The Andes - the drive from Mendoza to Santiago 13790 km [*] (6) 5 (4 votes)
32 May 23, 2006 17:51 Chile Pucón » Dam the bloody rain! 14517 km [*] (4) 5 (4 votes)
35 May 26, 2006 15:18 Chile Santiago » More free beer! This is just silly! 15175 km [*] (4) 5 (5 votes)
42 Jun 01, 2006 18:49 Chile San Pedro de Atacama » The `Real` Chile! Because the rest isn`t!! 16372 km [*] (36) 3.7 (6 votes)
45 Jun 04, 2006 21:50 Bolivia Uyuni » A tour to remember (for the wrong reasons) 16680 km [*] (24) 5 (5 votes)
47 Jun 06, 2006 21:52 Bolivia La Paz » The Aftermath 17143 km [*] (14) 4.3 (6 votes)
55 Jun 14, 2006 21:51 Bolivia Copacabana - Lake Titicaca » Happy Birthday to Me! 17234 km [*] (27) 3.3 (7 votes)
56 Jun 16, 2006 11:43 Peru Puno » It`s not called `poo no`for nothing! 17368 km [*] (22) 5 (4 votes)
61 Jun 21, 2006 02:12 Peru Arequipa » Arequipa pa pa pa 17537 km [*] (10) 4.3 (4 votes)
64 Jun 24, 2006 02:14 Peru Huacachina » Sandboarding to the extreame + Happy Birthday Nic! 18222 km [*] (15) 5 (5 votes)
65 Jun 24, 2006 19:25 Peru Nasca » Robbing of the sneakiest sorts 18343 km [*] (13) 5 (3 votes)
71 Jul 01, 2006 01:40 Peru Cusco » The Inca trail beckons 18696 km [*] (11) 5 (3 votes)
75 Jul 04, 2006 19:12 Peru Machu Picchu » A mere 44 KM walk! 18765 km [*] (41) 5 (5 votes)
78 Jul 08, 2006 03:47 Peru Lima » Just passing through 19275 km 5 (2 votes)
78 Jul 08, 2006 17:43 Venezuela Caracas » Stepping into the unknown 22025 km 5 (1 votes)
82 Jul 12, 2006 17:51 Venezuela Mérida » A world away from the rest of S.A! 22536 km [*] (9) 5 (1 votes)
85 Jul 15, 2006 09:27 Venezuela Angel Falls » And a 1, 2, 3, let the animal games begin...... 23536 km 5 (1 votes)
90 Jul 20, 2006 00:53 Venezuela Isla de Margarita » Ah the Caribbean. Its hard being a backpacker eh 24122 km [*] (8) 4.9 (2 votes)
98 Jul 28, 2006 03:14 United States Las Vegas » In the words of Sandy Cohen - 'I love the Vegas' 29958 km [*] (18)
101 Jul 31, 2006 03:29 United States Grand Canyon » Definately called 'Grand' for a reason 30228 km [*] (15)
106 Aug 05, 2006 03:16 United States Los Angeles » Living it up in the home of the OC! 30828 km [*] (23)
110 Aug 09, 2006 05:17 United States San Francisco » Let the road trip begin!!! 31388 km [*] (14) 5 (1 votes)
116 Aug 15, 2006 09:12 United States Yellowstone National Park » Yogi bear spotting...... (unsuccessfully) 32669 km [*] (13) 5 (1 votes)
120 Aug 19, 2006 09:17 United States Mount Rushmore National Memorial » Blink and you'd miss it 33218 km [*] (5) 5 (2 votes)
123 Aug 21, 2006 21:34 United States Chicago » The journeys nearly complete 34525 km [*] (14) 4.8 (1 votes)
130 Aug 29, 2006 05:23 Canada Niagara Falls » My 9th and Final country! 35245 km [*] (14) 5 (2 votes)
131 Aug 30, 2006 08:23 United States New York » And a family holiday to end it all. 35740 km [*] (34) 4.8 (3 votes)
134 Sep 01, 2006 18:26 United Kingdom Farnborough » Thats all folks! The end has come! 41234 km 5 (1 votes)