It would be all too easy for us to continue to move from place to place. The whole process of checking into and then out of hostels and buying bus tickets becomes almost instinctive. But as was the case in Thailand we started to feel that we needed to stay still for a week and…

Cafayate – Argentina’s Sleepy Wine Haven

The lack of plan meant we again had no idea where to go from Salta, except that we eventually wanted to end up in Mendoza. But very soon we were getting recommendations and Cafayate seemed to be held in high regard by other travellers. So we booked a hostel, bought our tickets and set off….


Apologies for the lengthy absence. We got a little behind due to a combination of fun and problems. From Iguazu we got the bus to Resitencia early in the┬ámorning. When buying the ticket we bought what we thought was a nice comfortable seat but it turned out to be a rather cramped semi reclining seat….

Iguazu Falls

Our hostel in Iguazu was about as far removed from our ideal hostel as you could find. It was recommended to us by the Frank Skinner-a-like we met in Uruguay and for some reason, despite our misgivings we booked it. It was more like an 18-30 holiday complex than a hostel, with a huge pool…

Buenos Aires

New Zealand was fantastic but during our time there we came to realise that we missed the confusion that the randomness of South East Asia provided and were both looking forward to the challenges of travelling in South America (not to mention the cheapness). After arriving in Buenos Aires, we checked into our hostel in…