South America 2009 - from the southern end of the world to the Samba in Rio
About this blog
A bit of background to this blog: I've been to South America on three occasions in the past (you could say I'm a fan of this continent!). It's been almost 10 years since I last did a "round-the-continent" tour; and for me personally - there were many places over the 3 trips I never got to see. For me; this trip will be payback for that; my second chance. For Angela - this would be a completely new experience - going to a continent where English is hardly spoken and 'doing the backpacker' for 2.5 months - the longest time she will have served abroad. I really wanted Angela to have an opportunity to see this continent with me. So we had to plan well in advance, as for her - getting the time off work was a difficult process. So here we go...