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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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This Is What A Three Day Trip To The Bolivian Salt Flats Looks Like…

This Is What A Three Day Trip To The Bolivian Salt Flats Looks Like…

It’s difficult to write anything original about a three day trip to the Uyuni Bolivian salt flats. Look online and there are literally hundreds of horror stories about it.

My favourite is the one about the guy who fell in to a boiling hot geyser, was rushed to a medical bay in a mine shaft and escaped with second degree burns....

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Four Questions About Santiago And ‘Middle Chile’

Four Questions About Santiago And ‘Middle Chile’

Very little has been written about ‘Middle Chile’. The lush Lake District in the south and the arid Atacama Desert in the north are the focal points of most Chilean travel guides – the centre often only ever gets mentioned for the sake of completeness....

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