Trippin' SA

I started this Journal a few months into my travels. I left Melbourne in November of 2004 after finishing my Arts degree quitting my desk job. Now I write things here after i´ve done them.

  • 322 days (29 Nov 2004 - 17 Oct 2005)
  • 15 countries
  • 176 entries (18774 words)
  • 1852 photos
  • 3.4 ratings (893 votes)
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Day Journal date: Country Place Title Distance Media Rating
1 Nov 29, 2004 01:34 Australia Melbourne » Leaving 0 km [*] (7) 1.7 (5 votes)
1 Nov 29, 2004 01:50 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Auckland Kiwi Eieirpoert 2629 km 4 (9 votes)
1 Nov 30, 2004 01:10 United States Los Angeles Getting to South America 13139 km 4 (9 votes)
2 Nov 30, 2004 03:08 Costa Rica San José Getting to South America 17429 km 4 (9 votes)
2 Nov 30, 2004 06:01 Peru Lima Getting to South America 20076 km 1.1 (7 votes)
3 Dec 01, 2004 23:15 Argentina Buenos Aires Arriving 23199 km 4 (9 votes)
16 Dec 14, 2004 22:27 Uruguay Colonia del Sacramento (draft) - James, Julie and I Go to Uruguay 23276 km 4 (9 votes)
19 Dec 17, 2004 23:28 Argentina Buenos Aires St Nick 23353 km 2 (3 votes)
22 Dec 20, 2004 22:29 Uruguay Colonia del Sacramento Navidad 23430 km 2.3 (3 votes)
29 Dec 27, 2004 22:30 Uruguay Punta del Este Paddy 23702 km 4 (9 votes)
30 Dec 28, 2004 22:31 Uruguay Montevideo NYE 23815 km 4 (9 votes)
35 Jan 02, 2005 23:32 Argentina Santa Fe Nap in the Station 24369 km 2.6 (11 votes)
35 Jan 02, 2005 23:34 Argentina Rosario Rosario 24516 km 4 (9 votes)
42 Jan 09, 2005 03:13 Argentina Mendoza » Mendoza 25278 km [*] (16) 3.7 (78 votes)
56 Jan 23, 2005 03:14 Argentina Buenos Aires » Buenos- Visa'n Aires 26236 km [*] (1) 4 (9 votes)
62 Jan 29, 2005 03:00 Brazil Porto Alegre Going to Floripa 27103 km 2.3 (3 votes)
62 Jan 29, 2005 03:20 Brazil Florianópolis (draft) - Arriving in Floripa 27478 km [*] (106) 3.4 (220 votes)
88 Feb 24, 2005 03:10 Brazil São Paulo Going to Belo 27970 km 2.9 (20 votes)
88 Feb 24, 2005 03:22 Brazil Belo Horizonte (draft) - I Fuck Love You Janice 28663 km [*] (19) 2.9 (70 votes)
92 Feb 28, 2005 03:31 Brazil Ilha Grande (draft) - The Best Place on Earth 29219 km [*] (94) 3.2 (68 votes)
97 Mar 05, 2005 03:35 Brazil Rio de Janeiro (draft) - Rio 29421 km [*] (38) 4.9 (7 votes)
101 Mar 09, 2005 03:36 Brazil Foz de Iguassu Foz 30610 km 4.8 (16 votes)
102 Mar 10, 2005 03:38 Argentina Iguazú » Cataratas 30613 km [*] (10) 2 (1 votes)
103 Mar 11, 2005 03:39 Argentina San Ignacio MIssiones 30826 km 1.8 (6 votes)
106 Mar 14, 2005 03:40 Argentina Córdoba Cordoba 31783 km 3 (11 votes)
107 Mar 15, 2005 17:34 Argentina Nono Nono 31871 km 2.3 (3 votes)
111 Mar 19, 2005 17:37 Argentina Villa General Belgrano Villa General Belgrano 31919 km 5 (1 votes)
112 Mar 20, 2005 17:40 Argentina Buenos Aires » BsAs 32540 km [*] (2) 4 (9 votes)
122 Mar 30, 2005 13:43 Spain Madrid Going to Italy 42612 km 4 (9 votes)
124 Apr 01, 2005 13:45 Italy Rome Going to Italy 43976 km 4 (9 votes)
124 Apr 01, 2005 13:47 Italy Florence » Florence 44207 km [*] (28) 4 (9 votes)
126 Apr 03, 2005 13:46 Italy Bologna » Bologna 44288 km [*] (19) 4 (9 votes)
127 Apr 04, 2005 13:46 Italy Florence » Florence 44369 km [*] (19) 4 (9 votes)
129 Apr 06, 2005 13:47 Italy Venice » Venice 44574 km [*] (47) 4 (9 votes)
130 Apr 07, 2005 13:49 Italy Rome (draft) - ROME - The Popes Funeral at the vatican 44969 km [*] (36) 1.6 (8 votes)
133 Apr 10, 2005 13:53 Italy Pompeii » Pompeii 45180 km [*] (15) 5 (1 votes)
134 Apr 11, 2005 13:54 Italy Rome (draft) - Rome 45391 km [*] (44) 2.9 (7 votes)
136 Apr 13, 2005 14:25 Italy Rome (draft) - When in Rome 45391 km [*] (55) 4 (9 votes)
138 Apr 15, 2005 14:15 Spain Barcelona (draft) - Barcelona 46250 km [*] (42) 5 (1 votes)
140 Apr 17, 2005 14:33 Spain Barcelona (draft) - Barcelona (street stylzzz) 46250 km [*] (108) 4 (9 votes)
141 Apr 18, 2005 21:56 Spain Barcelona (draft) - 1992: Happy pants at the beach 46250 km [*] (56) 4 (9 votes)
143 Apr 20, 2005 21:53 Spain Barcelona » Sagrada Familia 46250 km [*] (33) 4 (9 votes)
145 Apr 22, 2005 15:03 Spain San Sebastián (draft) - San Sebastian 46655 km [*] (13) 1.9 (9 votes)
147 Apr 24, 2005 13:30 Portugal Lisboa (draft) - Lisboa 47444 km [*] (50) 4 (9 votes)
149 Apr 26, 2005 17:22 Spain Madrid (draft) - 150 Days since Melbourne! 47948 km [*] (27) 4 (9 votes)
151 Apr 28, 2005 16:19 Spain Madrid (draft) - Robado, Absinthe, Primero Clase, Parque 47948 km [*] (5) 3 (6 votes)
152 Apr 29, 2005 19:31 Spain Barcelona » Barcey 48454 km [*] (5) 4 (9 votes)
154 May 02, 2005 01:54 Argentina Buenos Aires (draft) - Good Heirs 58949 km [*] (8) 4 (9 votes)
162 May 09, 2005 22:20 Argentina Buenos Aires (draft) - Raf, Boca, Clan, Lex, Herbs ´n´ Shit 58949 km [*] (92) 3 (3 votes)
165 May 12, 2005 02:53 Argentina El Calafate (draft) - Perito Moreno 61022 km [*] (21) 4 (9 votes)
166 May 13, 2005 13:26 Argentina El Chalten » Mt Fitz Roy 61143 km [*] (23) 4.3 (7 votes)
167 May 14, 2005 13:29 Argentina El Calafate » Place to Crash 61264 km 4 (9 votes)
168 May 15, 2005 13:33 Argentina Río Gallegos » Going to Ushuaia 61525 km [*] (3) 4.4 (10 votes)
168 May 15, 2005 13:34 Argentina Ushuaia » Fin del Mundo 61883 km [*] (22) 4.6 (6 votes)
169 May 16, 2005 20:56 Argentina Tolhuin » Panaderia 61960 km [*] (2) 4 (9 votes)
169 May 16, 2005 20:58 Argentina Cabo San Pablo » Shipwrecked 62001 km [*] (4) 1 (1 votes)
170 May 17, 2005 20:59 Argentina Ushuaia » Beagle Canal 62117 km [*] (17) 1.2 (2 votes)
171 May 18, 2005 20:58 Argentina Río Grande » Going to Puerto Natales 62237 km 4 (9 votes)
171 May 18, 2005 22:01 Chile Punta Arenas Going to Puerto Natales 62462 km 4 (9 votes)
171 May 18, 2005 22:01 Chile Puerto Natales (draft) - Puerto Natales 62654 km [*] (18) 4.3 (6 votes)
176 May 23, 2005 21:15 Chile Puerto Montt (draft) - Arrgh Ye Navimaag 63797 km [*] (17) 4 (9 votes)
176 May 23, 2005 21:16 Chile Ancud » Chiloé 63883 km [*] (3) 4 (9 votes)
176 May 23, 2005 21:17 Chile Chonchi » Carlos by the Sea 63966 km [*] (4) 4 (9 votes)
179 May 26, 2005 21:18 Chile Puqueldón » Lemuy 63981 km [*] (2) 4 (9 votes)
179 May 26, 2005 21:19 Chile Dalcahue » Hitch 64007 km [*] (1) 4 (9 votes)
179 May 26, 2005 21:20 Chile Achao (draft) - Isla Quinchao 64026 km [*] (4) 4 (9 votes)
180 May 27, 2005 21:21 Chile Puerto Varas (draft) - Compas Del Sur 64162 km [*] (20) 3.8 (13 votes)
183 May 30, 2005 15:50 Chile Frutillar » Kaffe und Kuchen 64185 km 5 (1 votes)
184 May 31, 2005 15:55 Chile Puerto Octay » Hot Springs 64206 km [*] (6) 5 (1 votes)
185 Jun 01, 2005 15:58 Chile Valdivia (draft) - Valluevia 64339 km [*] (14) 4.8 (3 votes)
187 Jun 03, 2005 19:44 Chile Pucón » Sin Volcán 64463 km [*] (1) 4 (9 votes)
188 Jun 04, 2005 18:44 Argentina San Martín de los Andes » Puma 64577 km [*] (1) 4 (9 votes)
189 Jun 05, 2005 18:45 Argentina San Carlos de Bariloche » JuaJa Friends 64687 km [*] (4) 4 (9 votes)
190 Jun 06, 2005 18:49 Argentina Puerto Madryn » Whale of a time 65235 km 4 (9 votes)
191 Jun 07, 2005 22:45 Argentina Puerto Pirámide (draft) - Wailing 65302 km [*] (11) 4 (9 votes)
192 Jun 08, 2005 22:49 Argentina San Carlos de Bariloche » I´m sick of busses 65905 km 4 (9 votes)
192 Jun 08, 2005 23:08 Argentina Llao Llao » Nahuel Huapi 65928 km [*] (5) 4.8 (1 votes)
192 Jun 08, 2005 23:09 Argentina San Carlos de Bariloche » Barra 65951 km [*] (4) 3 (1 votes)
195 Jun 12, 2005 00:33 Argentina Mendoza » Giant Steak 66898 km [*] (4) 1 (1 votes)
196 Jun 13, 2005 00:46 Argentina Valle Fértil » Fertile Valley 67235 km [*] (2) 4 (9 votes)
197 Jun 14, 2005 00:05 Argentina La Torre » Talampaya and "Valle de la Luna" 67373 km [*] (29) 3.9 (2 votes)
197 Jun 14, 2005 00:07 Argentina La Rioja » Waiting 67502 km 4 (9 votes)
198 Jun 15, 2005 00:07 Argentina Salta » Road Trip 68039 km [*] (4) 4 (1 votes)
200 Jun 16, 2005 20:30 Argentina Osma » Road Trip: Cabra Corral 68087 km [*] (6) 4 (9 votes)
200 Jun 16, 2005 20:31 Argentina Alemania » Road Trip: Ghost Town 68134 km [*] (12) 4 (9 votes)
200 Jun 16, 2005 20:32 Argentina Valle de Lerma » Road Trip: goats! Quebrada!! LLAMAS!!! 68170 km [*] (35) 5 (1 votes)
200 Jun 16, 2005 20:34 Argentina Cafayate » Road Trip: Guemes Fiesta 68270 km [*] (13) 3.3 (2 votes)
201 Jun 17, 2005 20:37 Argentina Angastaco » Road Trip: Old Lady Hitch-hiker 68325 km [*] (10) 4 (9 votes)
201 Jun 17, 2005 20:38 Argentina Molinos » Road Trip: Drop off 68353 km [*] (2) 4 (9 votes)
201 Jun 17, 2005 20:39 Argentina Seclantás » Road Trip: Hilltop 68368 km [*] (3) 5 (1 votes)
201 Jun 17, 2005 20:40 Argentina Cachí » Road Trip: Big Horse, Little girl 68392 km [*] (4) 3.5 (5 votes)
201 Jun 17, 2005 20:41 Argentina El Carril » Road Trip: PETROL!!! 68465 km [*] (4) 4 (9 votes)
201 Jun 17, 2005 20:44 Argentina Salta » Road Trip: Home again Home again Jiggedy Jig 68499 km 4 (9 votes)
202 Jun 18, 2005 20:13 Argentina Tilcara » Malka 68635 km [*] (17) 4 (9 votes)
204 Jun 20, 2005 20:17 Argentina Purmamarca » Pretty Hills 68658 km [*] (6) 5 (1 votes)
204 Jun 20, 2005 20:18 Argentina San Salvador de Jujuy » Día de La Bandana 68712 km [*] (2) 4 (9 votes)
205 Jun 21, 2005 15:58 Chile San Pedro de Atacama » Muchas Turistas 69042 km [*] (15) 4 (9 votes)
208 Jun 24, 2005 06:22 Bolivia Laguna Colorada » SALAR de UYUNI: First Day 69126 km [*] (13) 5 (3 votes)
210 Jun 26, 2005 06:27 Bolivia Chiguana » SALAR de UYUNI: Second Day 69259 km [*] (18) 4 (9 votes)
211 Jun 27, 2005 06:32 Bolivia Uyuni » SALAR de UYUNI: Third Day 69395 km [*] (23) 1 (2 votes)
212 Jun 28, 2005 06:36 Bolivia Potosí » Cerro Rico 69545 km [*] (28) 2.3 (3 votes)
213 Jun 29, 2005 06:39 Bolivia Sucre » Sucre 69625 km [*] (3) 2.5 (2 votes)
217 Jul 03, 2005 17:01 Bolivia Tarabuco » Tourist Market 69664 km [*] (2) 1 (1 votes)
217 Jul 03, 2005 17:02 Bolivia Sucre Gotta Go 69703 km 4 (9 votes)
219 Jul 05, 2005 17:03 Bolivia Samaipata » Samaipata 69881 km [*] (1) 4 (9 votes)
220 Jul 07, 2005 02:31 Bolivia Santa Cruz de la Sierra » Trainspotting 69965 km [*] (6) 4 (9 votes)
221 Jul 07, 2005 19:27 Bolivia San José de Chiquitos » Menonite Men 70222 km [*] (3) 1.7 (3 votes)
222 Jul 08, 2005 19:31 Bolivia San Rafael » Mission #1 70346 km [*] (1) 3.6 (3 votes)
222 Jul 08, 2005 19:34 Bolivia San Miguel » Mission #2 70395 km [*] (1) 4 (9 votes)
222 Jul 08, 2005 19:38 Bolivia San Ignacio de Velasco » Mission #3 70433 km 3 (2 votes)
223 Jul 09, 2005 15:19 Bolivia Concepción » Mission #4 70552 km [*] (6) 3.5 (2 votes)
223 Jul 09, 2005 15:23 Bolivia San Javier » Mission #5 70620 km [*] (4) 4 (9 votes)
224 Jul 10, 2005 15:27 Bolivia Santa Cruz de la Sierra » THE GERMAN 70793 km [*] (1) 4 (9 votes)
225 Jul 11, 2005 13:58 Bolivia La Paz » GIL AND ANAT! 71343 km [*] (17) 4 (9 votes)
230 Jul 17, 2005 01:06 Bolivia La Paz » Salmonela, Jewlery, Theives and Death @ 4000metres 71343 km 4 (9 votes)
234 Jul 20, 2005 17:30 Bolivia La Paz » Listo? 71343 km [*] (12) 4 (9 votes)
234 Jul 20, 2005 23:54 Bolivia La Paz » eror 71343 km [*] (2) 4 (9 votes)
235 Jul 21, 2005 23:59 Bolivia Copacabana - Lake Titicaca » Delicate bus ride 71434 km [*] (10) 4 (9 votes)
236 Jul 22, 2005 06:04 Bolivia Isla del Sol » Lake Titticaca 71491 km [*] (12) 4 (9 votes)
237 Jul 23, 2005 07:07 Peru Puno » leaving bolivia 71586 km [*] (1) 4 (9 votes)
237 Jul 23, 2005 07:09 Peru Cusco » mosquito taxis 71919 km [*] (10) 4 (9 votes)
240 Jul 26, 2005 07:58 Peru Abancay » The Long and Winding Road 72018 km [*] (2) 4 (9 votes)
241 Jul 27, 2005 07:06 Peru Andahuavlas » Kreazzy Bull´s 72073 km [*] (8) 1 (2 votes)
242 Jul 28, 2005 09:13 Peru Pacucha » Lake 72081 km [*] (5) 4 (9 votes)
242 Jul 28, 2005 10:02 Peru Andahuaylas » Clock Stopped 72089 km [*] (3) 4 (9 votes)
243 Jul 29, 2005 08:05 Peru Pacucha Pacucha Trucha 72097 km 4 (9 votes)
243 Jul 29, 2005 10:02 Peru Andahuaylas » A Chincheros Por Favor 72105 km [*] (3) 4.3 (2 votes)
243 Jul 29, 2005 11:01 Peru Chincheros Auf dem Bus 72171 km 4 (9 votes)
243 Jul 29, 2005 15:45 Peru Ayacucho » Continuamos 72250 km [*] (9) 5 (1 votes)
246 Aug 01, 2005 11:53 Peru Huancayo » EPIC BUS! 72414 km [*] (5) 2.8 (1 votes)
247 Aug 02, 2005 15:01 Peru Hualhuas » Walk 72428 km [*] (6) 4 (9 votes)
247 Aug 02, 2005 15:04 Peru San Jerónimo » Walk 72428 km [*] (5) 5 (2 votes)
247 Aug 02, 2005 15:16 Peru Huancayo » Greedy Grandma 72442 km [*] (25) 4 (9 votes)
249 Aug 04, 2005 19:49 Peru Tarma » Vamos 72530 km [*] (8) 4.5 (6 votes)
251 Aug 06, 2005 18:14 Peru La Merced » El Dorado 72588 km [*] (11) 4 (9 votes)
257 Aug 12, 2005 15:44 Peru Puerto Bermúdez » River, corn, tania, 72692 km [*] (4) 3 (4 votes)
259 Aug 14, 2005 16:25 Peru Laguna Yarinacocha » Peke Peke 72905 km [*] (64) 1.9 (2 votes)
266 Aug 21, 2005 07:00 Peru Tingo María » HELLL! 73093 km 4 (9 votes)
266 Aug 21, 2005 07:04 Peru Lima » Look at Flowers 73421 km 4 (9 votes)
267 Aug 22, 2005 14:06 Peru Trujillo » Jungle - Mountains - City - Beach 73910 km 4 (9 votes)
267 Aug 22, 2005 16:17 Peru Huanchaco » Beach 73920 km [*] (13) 3 (2 votes)
270 Aug 25, 2005 15:25 Peru Lima » Evil CD Man 74417 km 4 (9 votes)
270 Aug 25, 2005 15:30 Peru Asia » Road Blocked 74515 km [*] (1) 4 (9 votes)
270 Aug 25, 2005 15:35 Peru Ica Ica 74685 km 4 (9 votes)
270 Aug 25, 2005 15:36 Peru Huacachina » In search of Sun 74690 km [*] (1) 4 (9 votes)
272 Aug 27, 2005 15:36 Peru Nazca » Lineas 74811 km [*] (1) 4 (9 votes)
274 Aug 29, 2005 08:34 Peru Arequipa » Jerusalem 75378 km [*] (2) 4 (9 votes)
275 Aug 30, 2005 18:37 Peru Chivay » Condor Tour 75610 km [*] (12) 4 (9 votes)
276 Aug 31, 2005 18:39 Peru Arequipa » La Reyna? 75842 km [*] (9) 4 (9 votes)
278 Sep 02, 2005 18:40 Peru Cusco » BACK 76301 km [*] (5) 4 (9 votes)
280 Sep 05, 2005 01:35 Peru Pisac » Ruins 76319 km [*] (5) 4.9 (4 votes)
280 Sep 05, 2005 01:37 Peru Cusco » gringo village 76337 km [*] (7) 5 (1 votes)
282 Sep 06, 2005 19:28 Peru Ollantaytambo » Inka Trail 76380 km [*] (38) 5 (1 votes)
285 Sep 09, 2005 19:32 Peru Machupiccho » Inka Trail: Day FOUR 76409 km [*] (21) 5 (8 votes)
286 Sep 10, 2005 19:34 Peru Cusco » Gringo Town 76480 km 4 (9 votes)
289 Sep 13, 2005 09:41 Peru Lima » 8 Hours in Smokey Town 77055 km
290 Sep 14, 2005 09:42 Peru Chiclayo » La Costa Norte 77718 km
290 Sep 14, 2005 17:37 Peru Piura » BUUUUSTED 77914 km
290 Sep 14, 2005 17:43 Ecuador Loja » ECUADOR 78121 km
291 Sep 16, 2005 01:18 Ecuador Cuenca » Pio Pio Chicken 78248 km
292 Sep 17, 2005 01:24 Ecuador Latacunga » 3am arrival 78469 km
292 Sep 17, 2005 01:26 Ecuador Quilotoa » Laguna in the Volcano 78504 km
292 Sep 17, 2005 01:28 Ecuador Quito » Secret Garden 78590 km [*] (13)
300 Sep 25, 2005 00:02 Ecuador Quito equinox 78590 km
306 Sep 30, 2005 20:39 Colombia Popayán » Ocupado 79027 km
307 Oct 01, 2005 20:47 Colombia Manizales » Living in the Terminal 79320 km
308 Oct 02, 2005 20:50 Colombia Medellín » The Palm Tree 79456 km [*] (3)
312 Oct 06, 2005 15:59 Colombia Cartagena » Caribbean Coast 79914 km [*] (13)
314 Oct 08, 2005 21:00 Colombia Taganga The Doors 80088 km
316 Oct 10, 2005 21:03 Colombia Parque Tayrona Hammock, Beach, Sun, Rum 80094 km 3 (1 votes)
318 Oct 12, 2005 21:04 Colombia Bogotá Ultima Parada 80840 km
320 Oct 14, 2005 22:08 Costa Rica San José The Road Home 82094 km
320 Oct 15, 2005 01:09 United States Los Angeles » The Road Home 86489 km [*] (6)
323 Oct 17, 2005 03:10 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Auckland The Road Home 96999 km
323 Oct 17, 2005 06:41 Australia Melbourne Home 99628 km
323 Oct 17, 2005 06:41 Australia Warragul HOME 99722 km