Santa Cruz to Campo Grande

Monday 26th October 2015 evening The journey to Campo Grande started by arriving at 7.30pm at Santa Cruz terminal bus station as I was told by Mauricio, the guy who sold me the ticket…and realising that the bus was leaving only at…9pm!!! Thanks….Anyway. It was interesting to observe how buzzying the station was at night. … More Santa Cruz to Campo Grande

From Calama to Uyuni

Thursday 15th October 2015 I woke up at 5am in Calama in Hostel Loa, got ready and walked 5 minutes to the bus stop. There were already a few people waiting there to board the bus. Now something very interesting happened there. A couple from Finland in their forties or fifties I would say arrived … More From Calama to Uyuni

Arequipa to Arica

Saturday 3rd October 2015 I woke up around 5am and the first thing I did was to check out tips online about the border crossing between Peru and Chile. Sometimes, border crossing can be tricky, sometimes stressful. Better know which scams to avoid, if there is any! I found this really good detailed explanation of … More Arequipa to Arica

Lima to Guayaquil

Friday 21st August 2015 afternoon Jumped in a taxi around 1pm off to the Cruz del Sur bus terminal. Some taxi drivers like this one prefer to have an iron box around them to make sure they can`t get hurt by dangerous passengers!! Off on the road! The Cruz del Sur bus terminal Checking in … More Lima to Guayaquil

Cambodia again

Friday 10th February We left 4,000 islands  around 8am, driven by boat by our guest house owner. I had never sat so low on a boat! The ride was really gorgeous to the land. Then we had a minivan to the Lao-Cambodia border with 2 German guys and one Australian from Canberra. We got screwed … More Cambodia again