South America


Updated on: 10/4/17Traveling through the Guianas is more expensive than I expected. To make it worst, not only did I pay higher prices, the quality did not match the amount of money I paid. Complete 4 days Guyana spending breakdown Bus from Lethem to Georgetown – 10,000 Guyanaese Dollars(158 Reals or $62.70 CAD) Hitchhiking from the middle of the jungle to Georgetown – 4,200 Guyanese Dollars ($26.33 CAD) ATM Fee – 1,042 Guyanese...

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Updated on: 01/7/19As much as I love South America, the eastern side of this continent has left me beaten and exhausted. After completing a scary journey through Venezuela, a difficult and uncomfortable journey through the Guianas, and a ridiculously expensive journey in Brazil, I was eager to leave this continent. I just flew out of French Guiana and landed in Belem, Brazil. Problems continued to haunt me in this region despite...

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Updated on: 01/7/19If you’ve ever seen the movie “Up” then you’ll be happy to know that the mountain from that movie is inspired by Mount Roraima in Venezuela! Located in Canaima National Park, Mount Roraima is the highest Tepui (table mountain) in the entire area. I joined a tour group from Santa Elena where we would be doing a 6-day trek up Mount Roraima. Mount Roraima has a triple border at the top with Venezuela, Brazil, and...

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Updated on: 11/30/18Traveling through Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana is for the brave because it certainly is not easy nor is it comfortable. During my one year trip around the world, I would rank it as one of the most difficult journey I have ever done. However, if you’re up for adventure and want to travel to a place that rarely gets any tourist, then use this guide to help you complete this journey. You can start this by land...

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Updated on: 01/7/19Never would I have imagined my round the world trip would take me to the world’s highest waterfall. Known to be one of the most dangerous countries in the word, few have dared to enter Venezuela to see this natural beauty. However, after thorough research, I discovered it was possible to enter Venezuela safely and see this waterfall. The Journey to Angel Falls, Venezuela The only way to see Venezuela’s iconic...

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Updated on: 12/21/18Please note the below is from my visit in 2017. As conditions can often change, please check current advisories in addition to the below. Venezuela is known to be one of the world’s most dangerous country. Knowing this, why would you want to go there? Venezuela is the home to the world’s highest waterfall, Angel Falls, as well as Mount Roraima, which is the mountain that inspired the film “Up”. Their Canaima...

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