Into Paraguay

It's a risk having a name similar to some eleses. Even if we don't mean to, sometimes sub-consciously, and often consciously, we compare and contrast. What might Uruguay and Paraguay have in common I wonder? We don't idly consider what Uruguay and Chile might have in common. I fear for the 'stans. How little Tajiki... …

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Iguazu Falls

For much of the last 200 miles to the very northern tip of Argentina I was muttering under my helmet that these falls better bloody be worth it. Well, I eventually made it and my mood was immediately lightened when I checked into my swanky accommodation. A log cabin with two bedrooms, kitchen, it's own …

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Montevideo

I can't say that I knew much (anything) about Montevideo before I traveled the uncannily like-Leicestershire-in-the-summer countryside. I guess I did have a creaping curiosity about how a national capital predicted the rise of the VCR, or perhaps gave it its name? My mind playing tricks or the A426? The route to my digs took …

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Into Uruguay

And so we bade a fond farewell to Buenos Aires by jumping on the super slick, super fast, catamaran ferry which ploughs the Rio Del Plata between BA and Colonia Del Sacromento. Another cloudless blue sky and temperatures tipping into the low 30s made me grateful not to be in my motorbike getup for long. …

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