Los Gringos Perdidos

The travels of Anna and Joe through Latin America - starting in Central America (Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua) and then continuing through Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina and Brazil before flying home. A foody trip with a pinch of culture, sprinkle of adventure and lots of weird animals...

  • 228 days (02 May 2010 - 16 Dec 2010)
  • 62243 km (38676 miles)
  • 16 countries
  • 166 entries (55708 words)
  • 1161 photos
  • 3.5 ratings (15 votes)
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Day Journal date: Country Place Title Distance Media Rating
1 May 02, 2010 23:31 Guatemala Guatemala City » Arrival in Guatemala city - Hostal Los Lagos 0 km [*] (10)
1 May 03, 2010 16:34 Guatemala Guatemala City » Exploring Zona Viva and Zona 1 0 km [*] (19)
2 May 04, 2010 16:35 Guatemala Antigua » Beautiful Antigua, Yellow House and Volcan Pacaya! 24 km [*] (88) 4.7 (2 votes)
3 May 05, 2010 16:37 Guatemala Panajachel » Antigua ruins, trip to Lago de Atitlán 130 km [*] (51)
4 May 06, 2010 16:39 Guatemala Santa Cruz La Laguna » La Iguana Perdida and Chichicastenango 180 km [*] (49) 1.3 (1 votes)
5 May 07, 2010 16:43 Guatemala Antigua » Back to Antigua and reeeeeelllaaaaaxation! 237 km [*] (21)
6 May 08, 2010 09:05 Guatemala Antigua » Relaxation, hot Antigua, Sky bar 237 km [*] (37)
7 May 09, 2010 09:06 Guatemala Lanquín » Long bus ride, Zephyr hostel, beer & Mojito! 377 km [*] (26)
8 May 10, 2010 16:48 Guatemala Lanquín » Kan'ba caves, Semuc Champey and bat caves! 377 km [*] (60) 4.8 (1 votes)
9 May 11, 2010 16:55 Guatemala Flores Petén » Lanquin to Flores, Honeybears - I'm on my Gap Yah 530 km [*] (33)
10 May 12, 2010 17:56 Guatemala Flores Petén » Sleep in and relax day in Flores 530 km [*] (20)
11 May 13, 2010 16:57 Guatemala Tikal » Tikal ruins and our 4th Anniversary 572 km [*] (67)
12 May 14, 2010 16:58 Guatemala Tikal » Sunrise at Tikal, tour and back to Flores 572 km [*] (73) 4.8 (2 votes)
13 May 15, 2010 13:59 Guatemala Lívingston » Early bus to Rio Dulce, boat to Livingston 753 km [*] (77) 2.3 (5 votes)
14 May 16, 2010 16:00 Guatemala Lívingston » Hotel Rio Dulce, food and swimming 753 km [*] (23) 2.6 (1 votes)
15 May 17, 2010 17:01 Guatemala Lívingston » Livingston + hatch an escape plan to Honduras 753 km [*] (32) 4.7 (1 votes)
16 May 18, 2010 16:15 Honduras San Pedro Sula » Hectic travel day and bus antics! 839 km [*] (16) 5 (1 votes)
17 May 19, 2010 16:24 Honduras Utila » Utila arrival and rest up for a few days 977 km [*] (44)
18 May 20, 2010 16:23 Honduras Utila » Rubi's Inn, sun worship and snorkeling 977 km [*] (23)
19 May 21, 2010 13:41 Honduras Utila » Scuba diving beginnings 977 km [*] (15)
20 May 22, 2010 16:37 Honduras Utila » Dive class practical 1 977 km [*] (32)
21 May 23, 2010 16:52 Honduras Utila » The Water Cayes with fish and rum! 977 km [*] (44)
23 May 25, 2010 03:53 Honduras Utila » Open water dives 1 + 2 977 km [*] (10)
24 May 26, 2010 03:55 Honduras Utila » Dives 3 + 4, fun dives and qualification 977 km [*] (9)
25 May 27, 2010 03:56 Honduras Tegucigalpa » Bye bye Utila, pitstop in Tegucigalpa 1201 km [*] (27)
25 May 27, 2010 16:00 Nicaragua Managua » Arrival in Nicaragua 1442 km [*] (14)
26 May 28, 2010 16:35 Nicaragua Granada (draft) - Rainy day in Granada 1485 km [*] (63)
27 May 29, 2010 19:37 Nicaragua Isla de Ometepe (draft) - Volcano Chasing 1548 km [*] (47)
28 May 30, 2010 16:44 Nicaragua Isla de Ometepe (draft) - The American hotel...bliss 1548 km [*] (40)
29 May 31, 2010 19:45 Nicaragua San Juan del Sur (draft) - Sickness, exhaustion and bad ceviche! 1590 km [*] (90)
30 Jun 01, 2010 19:47 Nicaragua San Juan del Sur (draft) - Sickness day 2...yuck 1590 km
31 Jun 02, 2010 19:14 Nicaragua San Juan del Sur (draft) - Maderas Beach time 1590 km
32 Jun 03, 2010 19:14 Costa Rica San José (draft) - Dash to Costa Rica and border fun! 1835 km
33 Jun 04, 2010 18:16 Ecuador Quito (draft) - San Jose to Quito 3124 km
34 Jun 05, 2010 18:17 Ecuador Quito (draft) - Mitad del Mundo! 3124 km
35 Jun 06, 2010 18:18 Ecuador Quito (draft) - Teleferico and to Cuyubeno 3124 km
36 Jun 07, 2010 18:20 Ecuador Cuyabeno (draft) - Arrival at Cuyabeno River Lodge for Amazon fun 3416 km
37 Jun 08, 2010 18:34 Ecuador Cuyabeno (draft) - First full day in the Amazon 3416 km
38 Jun 09, 2010 18:36 Ecuador Cuyabeno (draft) - Amazon fun 3416 km
39 Jun 10, 2010 18:37 Ecuador Cuyabeno (draft) - Amazon fun 3416 km
40 Jun 11, 2010 18:38 Ecuador Cuyabeno (draft) - Amazon fishing and river float 3416 km
41 Jun 12, 2010 18:38 Ecuador Quito (draft) - Arrival back in Quito and sleep day! 3708 km
42 Jun 13, 2010 18:39 Ecuador Quito (draft) - Internet catch up! 3708 km
43 Jun 14, 2010 17:04 Ecuador Mindo (draft) - Hummingbirds, butterflies and chocolate..oh my! 3748 km
44 Jun 15, 2010 20:33 Ecuador Mindo (draft) - Mindo butterflies, canopy zipline and horse riding 3748 km
45 Jun 16, 2010 20:34 Ecuador Baños (draft) - Bye bye Mindo, hello Banos and Volcan Tungurahua! 3907 km
46 Jun 17, 2010 20:35 Ecuador Baños (draft) - Banos rainfall! 3907 km
47 Jun 18, 2010 15:05 Ecuador Baños (draft) - Baños Day 2 - Will the volcano come out to play? 3907 km
48 Jun 19, 2010 15:33 Ecuador Baños (draft) - Day 3 in Baños -Cycling and waterfalls 3907 km
49 Jun 20, 2010 23:03 Ecuador Cuenca (draft) - Baños to Cuenca in a day :-) 4084 km
50 Jun 21, 2010 16:16 Ecuador Cuenca (draft) - Exploring the colonial city of Cuenca 4084 km
51 Jun 22, 2010 15:30 Ecuador Cuenca (draft) - Another day in beautiful Cuenca 4084 km
51 Jun 22, 2010 23:30 Ecuador Cuenca (draft) - Dinner at Tiestos - Oh My God!! 4084 km [*] (1)
53 Jun 24, 2010 01:00 Ecuador Loja (draft) - Along the winding road from Cuenca to Loja 4211 km
53 Jun 24, 2010 15:36 Peru Lima (draft) - Loja to Lima via Piura 5139 km
54 Jun 25, 2010 15:39 Peru Lima (draft) - Lima and ceviche heaven! 5139 km
55 Jun 26, 2010 15:36 Peru Arequipa (draft) - Luxury overnight bus number 2! 6071 km
56 Jun 27, 2010 15:02 Peru Arequipa (draft) - Welcome to Arequipa! 6071 km
58 Jun 28, 2010 23:45 Peru Arequipa (draft) - Arequipa and The Incan Ice Maiden 6071 km
58 Jun 29, 2010 15:25 Peru Chivay (draft) - And into the Colca Canyon we go! 6303 km
59 Jun 30, 2010 15:29 Peru Chivay (draft) - Day in Chivay 6303 km
60 Jul 01, 2010 15:58 Peru Cabanaconde (draft) - Deeper into the Canyon 6344 km
61 Jul 02, 2010 15:59 Peru Cabanaconde (draft) - Trek into the Colca Canyon..Oasis awaits! 6344 km
62 Jul 03, 2010 15:08 Peru Arequipa (draft) - Out of the Colca Canyon and back to Arequipa 6603 km
63 Jul 04, 2010 15:44 Peru Arequipa (draft) - A relaxing Sunday in Arequipa 6603 km
64 Jul 05, 2010 06:00 Peru Cusco (draft) - Arrival in Cusco 8184 km
65 Jul 06, 2010 15:09 Peru Huamanmarca (draft) - Bike riding fun from Abra Malaga to Santa Maria 9370 km
66 Jul 07, 2010 15:07 Peru Santa Teresa (draft) - Hike to Santa Teresa & a love affair with a Picuro 9528 km
67 Jul 08, 2010 21:30 Peru Llactacuna (draft) - Sweaty hike and first glimpse of MP 9633 km
68 Jul 09, 2010 15:33 Peru Machu Picchu (draft) - The big daddy Machu Picchu 9730 km
69 Jul 10, 2010 15:37 Peru Cusco (draft) - Post trek and chilling in Cusco 9799 km
71 Jul 12, 2010 14:46 Peru Puno (draft) - Cusco to Puno by bus 10132 km
71 Jul 12, 2010 14:48 Peru Lake Titicaca (draft) - Visiting the floating islands of Uros 10200 km
71 Jul 12, 2010 14:49 Peru Puno (draft) - Cold Puno, scolding shower and dinner 10268 km
73 Jul 14, 2010 04:59 Peru Puno (draft) - Stuck in Puno 10268 km
73 Jul 14, 2010 15:01 Peru Copacabana (draft) - Puno to Copacabanca 11152 km
74 Jul 15, 2010 15:03 Bolivia Isla del Sol (draft) - Hike day! 12128 km
75 Jul 16, 2010 14:06 Bolivia Copacabana - Lake Titicaca (draft) - Back to Copacabana 12185 km
76 Jul 17, 2010 14:14 Bolivia La Paz (draft) - Onwards to La Paz 12276 km
77 Jul 18, 2010 14:17 Bolivia La Paz (draft) - La Paz catch up and Cholita Wrestling 12276 km
78 Jul 19, 2010 14:19 Bolivia La Paz (draft) - tasty breaky and Asian fusion movie and ice cream 12276 km
79 Jul 20, 2010 14:21 Bolivia Sucre (draft) - Damo's Birthday breaky and flight to Sucre 12694 km
80 Jul 21, 2010 14:55 Bolivia Potosí (draft) - Potosi 12774 km
81 Jul 22, 2010 05:00 Bolivia Potosí (draft) - Mine Tour 12774 km
82 Jul 23, 2010 05:02 Bolivia Tupiza (draft) - 4am Arrival in Tupiza and a lot of sleeping! 12982 km
83 Jul 24, 2010 05:04 Bolivia Salar de Uyuni (draft) - Salt Flats Tour - Day One introductions 13223 km
84 Jul 25, 2010 05:06 Bolivia Salar de Uyuni (draft) - Tour Day two 13223 km
85 Jul 26, 2010 05:06 Bolivia Salar de Uyuni (draft) - Day Three Tour 13223 km
86 Jul 27, 2010 05:07 Bolivia Salar de Uyuni (draft) - Salt Flats - The real deal! 13223 km
87 Jul 28, 2010 04:08 Argentina San Salvador de Jujuy (draft) - Getting the hell out of Bolivia! 13718 km
88 Jul 29, 2010 04:09 Argentina San Salvador de Jujuy (draft) - Doing nothing in particular 13718 km
90 Jul 30, 2010 23:35 Argentina Salta (draft) - Arrival in Salta and big steak beginings 13786 km
90 Jul 31, 2010 13:38 Argentina Salta (draft) - A Great Birthday 13786 km
92 Aug 02, 2010 13:43 Argentina Puerto Iguazú (draft) - 22 hour flecha bus from Salta to Puerto Iquazu 14883 km
94 Aug 04, 2010 13:49 Argentina Puerto Iguazú (draft) - Groundhog in Puerto Iguazu 14883 km
95 Aug 05, 2010 13:14 Argentina Iguazú Falls (draft) - The dramatic falls of Iguazu 14902 km
96 Aug 06, 2010 13:15 Brazil Foz do Iguaçu (draft) - The 'other side' of the falls - Ola brasil! 14924 km
97 Aug 07, 2010 13:56 Brazil Ponta Negra (draft) - Beach bum life :-) Flight to North East Brazil 17935 km
99 Aug 09, 2010 13:39 Brazil Pirangi do Norte (draft) - Further down the coast 17945 km
100 Aug 10, 2010 13:33 Brazil Pirangi do Norte (draft) - More beaches to explore in Pirangi 17945 km
101 Aug 11, 2010 14:14 Brazil João Pessoa (draft) - Piringi do Norte to Joao Pessoa 18077 km
102 Aug 12, 2010 14:13 Brazil João Pessoa (draft) - Hotel Azul Mar and some sun for us! 18077 km
103 Aug 13, 2010 14:11 Brazil João Pessoa (draft) - Catching some beach rays 18077 km
104 Aug 14, 2010 14:08 Brazil Olinda (draft) - A cheeky taxi to Olinda 18178 km
105 Aug 15, 2010 14:07 Brazil Olinda (draft) - Sunny days exploring and relaxing by the pool 18178 km
107 Aug 17, 2010 13:09 Brazil Porto de Galinhas (draft) - Arrival in paradise 18236 km
108 Aug 18, 2010 14:15 Brazil Porto de Galinhas (draft) - Overcast day in paradise 18236 km
109 Aug 19, 2010 13:40 Brazil Porto de Galinhas (draft) - Sunshine my only sunshine! 18236 km
110 Aug 20, 2010 14:41 Brazil Porto de Galinhas (draft) - Joe's Birthday, buggy rides and beautiful weather 18236 km
112 Aug 22, 2010 13:58 Brazil Salvador (draft) - Pit stop Salvador 18866 km
113 Aug 23, 2010 14:38 Brazil Rio de Janeiro (draft) - Last South America stop - Oi Rio! 20078 km
114 Aug 24, 2010 14:49 Brazil Rio de Janeiro (draft) - Exploring Ipanema beach and Sugarloaf at sunset 20078 km
115 Aug 25, 2010 14:55 Brazil Rio de Janeiro (draft) - Hand Gliding in Rio! 20078 km
116 Aug 26, 2010 18:34 Brazil Rio de Janeiro (draft) - Christ statue and beach relax 20078 km
117 Aug 27, 2010 18:36 Brazil Rio de Janeiro (draft) - Sleep in and Favela tour 20078 km
118 Aug 28, 2010 13:56 Brazil Rio de Janeiro (draft) - Cooking Class in Copacabana 20078 km
120 Aug 30, 2010 01:00 Brazil Rio de Janeiro (draft) - Last of the beach sun, hippy market & churrasco 20078 km
121 Aug 31, 2010 15:34 United Kingdom London (draft) - Thrown in the deep end 29368 km
124 Sep 03, 2010 09:24 United Kingdom Croydon (draft) - My Brother's Wedding 29382 km
141 Sep 20, 2010 13:06 Thailand Bangkok (draft) - Bangkok and fooooooooood! 38929 km
142 Sep 21, 2010 06:47 Thailand Bangkok (draft) - Noodle soup, Wat Po and a broken flip flop 38929 km
143 Sep 22, 2010 08:08 Cambodia Phnom Penh (draft) - Our First taste of Cambodia 39466 km
144 Sep 23, 2010 07:00 Cambodia Phnom Penh (draft) - National Musuem and Friends Resatuarant 39466 km
145 Sep 24, 2010 07:01 Cambodia Phnom Penh (draft) - Ice coffee and the horrors of S21 39466 km
146 Sep 25, 2010 03:49 Cambodia Siem Reap (draft) - A bagel good start to the day! 39700 km
147 Sep 26, 2010 08:18 Cambodia Siem Reap (draft) - More noodle soup, reading, massage and dance 39700 km
148 Sep 27, 2010 04:13 Cambodia Siem Reap (draft) - Exploration of Angkor Wat 39700 km
150 Sep 29, 2010 11:33 Viet Nam Ho Chi Minh City (draft) - A mini food adventure in Saigon 40123 km
151 Sep 30, 2010 06:29 Viet Nam Ho Chi Minh City (draft) - Cooking Vietnamese Styleeee 40123 km
152 Oct 01, 2010 01:51 Viet Nam Ho Chi Minh City (draft) - City tour and overnight sleeper train to Nha Trang 40123 km
153 Oct 02, 2010 03:34 Viet Nam Nha Trang (draft) - Observing the fishes off the coast of Nha Trang 40445 km
155 Oct 04, 2010 03:36 Viet Nam Nha Trang (draft) - Mud bath heaven and overnight train to Hoi An 40445 km
156 Oct 05, 2010 05:38 Viet Nam Hội An (draft) - Trains, motor bikes and a beautiful city 40860 km
157 Oct 06, 2010 05:42 Viet Nam Hội An (draft) - Cooking class Vietnamese style part 2! 40860 km
158 Oct 07, 2010 03:48 Viet Nam Hội An (draft) - Hoi An sightseeing and flight to Hanoi 40860 km
159 Oct 08, 2010 05:48 Viet Nam Hanoi (draft) - Bustling Hanoi and booking trips 41491 km
160 Oct 09, 2010 03:26 Viet Nam Halong Bay (draft) - Cruising the wonderous Ha Long Bay 41679 km
162 Oct 11, 2010 03:06 Viet Nam Sa Pả (draft) - Trekking 42103 km
164 Oct 13, 2010 03:14 Viet Nam Hanoi (draft) - Lounging and water puppet show 42356 km
165 Oct 14, 2010 03:16 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur (draft) - Goodbye Vietnam, Hello Malaysia! 44396 km
166 Oct 15, 2010 02:18 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur (draft) - Dipping into Malaysian food for only a day 44396 km
167 Oct 16, 2010 03:36 India Delhi (draft) - First taste of Delhi 48241 km
168 Oct 17, 2010 06:07 India Delhi (draft) - Jama Masjid and Karim's food 48241 km
169 Oct 18, 2010 06:08 India Delhi (draft) - Best samosas on the PLANET! 48241 km
170 Oct 19, 2010 06:10 India Tāj Mahal (draft) - Off to the Taj Mahal 48428 km
171 Oct 20, 2010 06:11 India Tāj Mahal (draft) - Sunrise visiting 48428 km
172 Oct 21, 2010 06:12 India Delhi (draft) - Majnu Ka Tilla and overnight to Dehradun 48615 km
173 Oct 22, 2010 06:19 India Clement Town (draft) - Early arrival and chai 48812 km
174 Oct 23, 2010 06:20 India Clement Town (draft) - Hanging out with Monks 48812 km
175 Oct 24, 2010 06:20 India Clement Town (draft) - Moving to Ashok Rinpoche's place 48812 km
176 Oct 25, 2010 06:21 India Clement Town (draft) - Booking onward to Dharamsala 48812 km
177 Oct 26, 2010 06:22 India Clement Town (draft) - Last day in Clement town and overnight bus Dharams 48812 km
178 Oct 27, 2010 16:19 India Dharamsala (draft) - Arrival in Little Tibet :-) 49086 km
179 Oct 28, 2010 06:41 India Dharamsala (draft) - Exhausting Yoga! 49086 km
180 Oct 29, 2010 06:44 India Dharamsala (draft) - Sick day 49086 km
181 Oct 30, 2010 06:47 India Dharamsala (draft) - Exploring Dharamsala 49086 km
182 Oct 31, 2010 05:50 India Dharamsala (draft) - ODW Picnic 49086 km
194 Nov 12, 2010 04:18 India Palolem (draft) - Indian beaches! 51015 km
199 Nov 17, 2010 16:20 India Palolem (draft) - Zipping around on a scooter part 2! 51015 km
205 Nov 23, 2010 03:35 India Varkala (draft) - Cliff Top beach area 51774 km
210 Nov 28, 2010 06:36 India Kochi (draft) - In search of better weather 51922 km
214 Dec 02, 2010 01:55 India Munnar (draft) - Drive up to tea growing region, spices and Leeches 52015 km
216 Dec 04, 2010 05:29 India Kochi (draft) - Drive back Kochi & Indian dance 52108 km
219 Dec 07, 2010 06:15 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur (draft) - Journey onwards 55023 km
220 Dec 08, 2010 06:10 Australia Gold Coast (draft) - Arrival in Aus 61554 km
228 Dec 16, 2010 11:09 Australia Sydney (draft) - Chilling out with pops 62243 km