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South American Travel Stories from travelers that have visited countries in South America and have written about their experiences.

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And This Little Tourist Swam With Piranhas | Amazon, Peru

Following the outline of the Madre de Dios river on the far outskirts of Puerto Maldonado, our tour group trekked through eight miles of...

The Power of Going it Alone, Cusco, Peru

Ever wondered about that person eating alone at a restaurant? Ever feel pity for them? You shouldn't; they are only reveling in the latest adventure they experienced...aww the stories they can tell! Journey with this traveler as she travels to Peru with only a backpack and some courage.

The Poetry of Peru

Journey with this traveler as he makes his way to live his story. Traveling through South America to end up with his muse. (from Buenos Aires to Cusco by bus)
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Like a Bird, Rio De Janeiro

What's more (in)sane than listening to a man telling you to run off the edge of a cliff? An exhilarating story of a weightless journey across Rio's cityscape.

Bolivia´s Mardi Gras, La Paz, Bolivia

Only in Latin America can a festival devoted to Christ become a piss-up of this magnitude. Enjoy this traveler's tale about a Bolivian festival - Gran Poder

Friday the 13th, Bariloche, Argentina

Superstitions, are they warning signs? This traveler recounts his encounter of the unusual belief.