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Dead Poets and Dog Shit in Valparaiso Chile

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Gorgeous architecture and bright colours are the hallmark of Valpara√≠so Kent, the owner of Hostal Mariposas, where we spent restful nights, sharing insider tips of the hostel business A vague smell of the sea (ok, rotting fish) and the less ambiguous stench of dog excrement greeted us as we stepped out from the bus station, wobbling under the weight of…

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Icy wombs and glacial tombs in Argentinian Patagonia

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Argentinian Patagonia The view outside of the aircraft window on the flight from Buenos Aires down to El Calafate was dominated by a rather barren landscape, mostly brown and dry, punctuated by the occasional lake, gleaming like a blue gem on a brown tablecloth. Largely an arid semi-desert steppe, most of Argentinian Patagonia is sparsely populated, with settlements in and…

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Sipping Agua de Coco and kicking cobblestones in Paraty, Brazil

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The quaint port town of Paraty lies along Costa Verde, the Green Coast of Brazil The architecture has been preserved all these years, aided in part by the mass exodus of the town that left it nearly empty for many years Restaurant staff prepare for the dinnertime crowd Life moves at a much slower pace than the big cities we…

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