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Saturday 15th May 2010

South America - A Summary

- Visited: 7 different countries
- Spent:  195 hours (8 full days and 19 different trips) on buses
- Went on: ferries, trains, buses, planes, car, bicycles
- Drank: cuba libres,  dirt cheap beers, caprioskas, mojitos, coca tea, inca cola, heaps of bottled water
- Caught: 9 flights
- Dove: with hammerhead sharks in the Galapagos
- Partied: at Carnival, Cusco, La Paz
- Ate: guinea pig
- Enjoyed: some of the most delicious, gourmet and affordable food I have ever tasted
- Swam: in the Carribean, Atlantic, Pacific
- Jumped: off a bridge in Ecuador with a rope attached
- Hangglided: off a cliff in Brazil
- Survived: Death road in Bolivia
- Hired: Quads in Banos, Ecuador
- Admired: the Panama canal
- Met: heaps of cool people
- Made: some good mates
- Climbed: a volcano
- Had: my bag slashed on a bus in Ecuador
- Saw: many spectacular sights
- Hiked: in Vilcabamba, Ecuador
- Descended: a silver mine in Potosi, Bolivia
- Danced: Salsa in Cusco
- Stayed: with a family in Boliva (awesome experience)
- Laughed: lots
- Cooked: rarely
- Slept: in hostels, motels, homestays, on buses
- Learnt: A hell of alot
- Spoke: Spanish (or attempted to)
- Highlights: Carnival in Rio, Columbia, Galapogas, Banos in Ecuador, Inca Trail & Machu Pichu, Cusco, La Paz, Salt Flats in Bolivia, Buenos Aires




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