South America

Overland Travel in South America

With 13 countries connected through dozens of borders that require no difficult or expensive nor extensive paperwork for your overland vehicle, overland travel in South America is attractive.

Drive across the vast plains of Patagonia, watch wildlife along Argentina’s shore and hike in Chile’s marvelous Andean Mountains. Take a road trip to the lesser visited Paraguay and Uruguay.

Take your overland vehicle across the Andean Mountains of Bolivia, Peru, EcuadorColombia, and Venezuela, following the much-traveled Pan-American Highway.

The (north)eastern side of South America calls for overland adventure at its best: the beaches and Amazon Rainforest in Brazil, and the tucked-away but fascinating and beautiful countries of French Guiana, Suriname, and Guyana along South America’s northern shore.

Overland Reunion in Venezuela

Meet the Venezuelans!

One of things that makes any journey to Venezuela unique is its incredibly kind, helpful and hospitable people…

Where The Road Ends (Venezuela)

When studying the map of Venezuela my eye was constantly drawn to one particular corner: that of the Orinoco Delta. The drawback for an overlander: there are no roads or … Read more

Overlanding in Venezuela

Overlanding in Venezuela: making new friends and becoming part of Destinos Inteligentes for a weekend.

Venezuela, First Impressions: Los Llanos

Staying with indigenous people, welcomed in a workshop, invited to visit hatos and being part of one of the country’s biggest festivals. Yes, we like Venezuela.

Reasons to visit Cali, Colombia

Cali is a city in Colombia known for its salsa and night life. We didn’t see any of this but enjoyed our stay for many other reasons.

A World of Peanut Butter

From disliking peanut butter to loving it. From having no clue to how many ingredients the popular brands contain to making our own.

New Year’s Eve in Ecuador

Fire works, driving around with effigies and burning them at night, having your body cleansed with herbs and an egg – all is part of New Year’s Eve in Ecuador.

FlexCooking in Peru

Flexcooking in Peru: new equipment, cooking at different altitudes and experimenting with Peruvian food.