Uruguay

Uruguay was the final country I travelled through on my Central and South America adventure. If you’ve been following along on my previous country posts, congratulations on making it to the final country! Montevideo Montevideo is the capital of Uruguay and is easy to get to from Buenos Aires in Argentina. A 1 hour ferry…

Chile and Argentina

For this post, I’ve decided to group Chile and Argentina together because when exploring Chile, it is easy to cross the border into Argentina to visit places nearby. We spent most of our time split between the 2 countries, crossing the Argentina-Chile border 8 times in total! Santiago- Chile We flew from Rio de Janeiro…

Brazil

If you’ve been following along with my South American journey and blog posts so far, you’ll know that I had survived an epic 48 hour journey through Paraguay and was now enroute to Rio in time for Carnival! Iguazu Falls Iguazu is incredible! We stayed in a little town called Foz do Iguazu in a…

Paraguay

This Blog post is a little different than my usual posts. We spent a total of two days only in Paraguay, therefore, I didn’t feel that I could write a guide to the country based on our short time there. However, I did want to share one of my favourite travel stories about how we…

Bolivia

People often ask the question “What was your favourite country you visited when you were travelling?” My answer is always “Definitely Bolivia!” We spent a month exploring Bolivia, and the diversity of the country was incredible! From the Amazon jungle to the Salt Flats, to the altitude of La Paz, the highest City in the…

Peru

I spent a month in Peru back in December 2014. We started our Peruvian adventure by flying to Lima the capital of Peru, from Quito the capital of Ecuador. My sister was visiting and working in Lima for 1 week at the United Nations Climate Change Conference-COP20, and as I hadn’t seen her since she’d…

Ecuador

After 2.5 months exploring Central America, it was time to leave the sun and 30Β°C temperatures behind to fly to the rain and altitude of Ecuador in South America! This was a big adjustment, just as I was finally building up a tan! In my previous post on Panama, (https://cloverseasclaire.com/2018/01/28/panama/) I mentioned that we skipped…