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“Things I Learnt Whilst Backpacking Around The World In A Wheelchair…”

“Things I Learnt Whilst Backpacking Around The World In A Wheelchair…”

It takes six months to get your life back on track after an extended backpacking adventure, so I hear from many a former backpacker. It’s taken my girlfriend and I precisely thirteen months to get to where we’re at right now – still living out of a backpack....

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Toilets Of South America

Toilets Of South America

If there’s one unavoidable fact that unites all of humankind regardless of colour, creed, class affiliation, gender, sexual preference, political perspective or socio-economic status, it’s this…

Everybody craps.

But consider for a moment the variety of receptacles that people the world over crap in to…

Not everybody has fruits of the forest pot pourri sitting on top of the cistern....

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Photos From The Road Through Patagonia

Photos From The Road Through Patagonia

Looking back over the 1,373 photos my girlfriend and I took during our 5,311 kilometre road trip through Patagonia, it’s hard to work out why the vast majority of them were taken in the first place…

212 of them are pictures of enchanting sunsets, mesmeric cloud patterns, epic mountains, curvy canyons and weird wildlife....

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Nazi Hunting In Bariloche, Argentina

Nazi Hunting In Bariloche, Argentina

Bariloche, Argentina is famous throughout South America for its ski slopes, hiking trails, white water rafting, chocolates and Nazis. As a guy in a wheelchair, three of Bariloche’s top tourist attractions are useless to me.

My girlfriend and I ate chocolate whilst considering our options…

Welcome To Nazi Town…

From 1946 to 1955, President Juan Perón opened Argentina’s doors to some 1,300 Nazis fleeing Europe the wake of World War II....

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How Not To See Dinosaurs In Neuquén, Argentina

How Not To See Dinosaurs In Neuquén, Argentina

“This week, a very special guest blog from my dinosaur obsessed girlfriend. Enjoy! – James”

We’d been travelling for 50 days and the maxim ‘see less and experience more’ had started to ring true. When we arrived in the town of Neuquén, Argentina, that maxim became redundant....

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Top Three Reasons Not To Live In Buenos Aires

Top Three Reasons Not To Live In Buenos Aires

Ever since leaving England to go backpacking around the world, my girlfriend and I have been semi-seriously entertaining the notion that we might stumble across a corner of the globe magnificent enough to make us want to emigrate there permanently.

Seven weeks in to the journey, Buenos Aires has emerged as the first serious contender....

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