A breakdown of our travels in South Africa, including budget, transportation and attraction tips.
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Our breakdown on traveling in Uruguay, including tips on travel, food, attractions and a budget breakdown.
Brazil and in particular, Rio had the distinct honour of being the first city to make it onto our "we could live here" list. A vast country, with diverse regions and people, we felt like we barely scratched the surface of this beautiful and complex country during our 16 day visit...
We loved Colombia so much that we returned for a second round after we completed the Inca Trail in Peru. On our first trip, we`d spent our time in Bogota and the surrounding area, so for this portion of the trip, we decided to concentrate our energies on the northern Caribbean coast of Colombia.
Colombia is fantastic. Period. One of the best places we've ever had the pleasure of visiting. It made us laugh the first time we saw it, but the government's tourism slogan, "Colombia: The Only Risk is Wanting to Stay," is totally true.
Driving into Dallas from the airport reminded me of driving home from the airport in Calgary. The landscape, plethora of low rise strip malls and structure of the roads were almost identical. Then as we got closer to the city, Dallas started to feel more like Mississauga…until we noticed the absolutely massive big box stores, malls and Tex Mex restaurants all over the place.
What to say about Texas?
We were visiting British Colombia in wintertime, so we didn't have the best weather, but as far as Canadian winters go, I have to say that it was not bad. Some rain, a little snow, but mostly temperate and enjoyable. However, when the sun was shining and the skies were blue, wow!