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Photo Albums Collection

I’ve made some photo albums from Latin America, grouped by country. They can all be found on the Photography page, but here are the links for simplicity: Mexico Guatemala Honduras Nicaragua Panama Argentina Bolivia Peru Colombia

Colombia

These photos were all used within the daily entries from my time in Colombia. You can find them in the links in the text from the daily entries, but I thought it might be useful to group them together in one place for anyone interested in a quick photo tour of the country. Back to [...]

Guest Interview: Derek Johanson

Derek Johanson – entrepreneur and owner/writer of popular blog Live Uncomfortably – has recently completed his first bike tour, and has kindly agreed to do an interview about his experiences whilst cycling.

Panama

Below are the photos taken in Panama. These can also be accessed through the blog entry that relates to the day the particular photo was taken. Highlights from Panama include: Spending some time in Bocas Del Toro Hiking in the mountains of Boquete Visiting the Panama Canal The town of El Valle Beach life in [...]

More Equipment Purchased…

Although there hasn’t been much activity here for a while, I haven’t neglected planning for the tour. Following on from the previous entries regarding purchasing equipment here’s another entry about the latest purchases, namely a tent, a camera and some handlebar bags for the bikes.

Mexico

These photos were all used within the daily entries from my time in Mexico, from Tijuana on the border with the USA to Chetumal in the Yucatan Peninsula, however I thought it might be useful to group them together in one place for anyone interested in a quick photo tour of the country. This is [...]

Content for Successful Travel Blogs

What constitutes a good travel blog? How much information should be included? Which topics do people like to read? Do you read for information, enjoyment, curiosity or something else? I have recently started thinking about developing a structure for blog entries, trying to formulate an outline of what posts will be like, partly to work [...]

Random Photo (2): Torres Del Paine

The second in the series of photos highlighting good trips in Latin America comes from Torres del Paine in Chilean Patagonia, where I trekked the “W” route for 5 days. The park is a world biosphere reserve and is home to a huge amount of plant and animal species, as well as snow capped mountain [...]

Random Photo (1): Copper Canyon

I’ve decided to do a series of random photo posts, highlighting a good day or excursion from my travels. The first in the series comes from the Copper Canyon in Mexico, taken only a week or two into the 11 month Latin America trip. The train from Los Mochis to Creel is a must-do for [...]

Middle East/Asia Visa Information

In researching countries on the route, one of the foremost questions in my mind concerns visas. As a British Passport holder, I am very lucky to be able to either i) enter the majority of countries without the need for a visa, or ii) obtain one at the port of entry. Regardless of this, it [...]

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