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A side trip to Mindo, Ecuador for hiking, canopying, and water sports

One of the great things about going to a Spanish school is that it sets up these side trips whether it’s during the week or weekend to go to some well-known tourist locations within the country. Most Ecuadorians know what and where these places are but for the most part, foreigners do not. As a … Continue reading »

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Brazil day 8 – Ilha Grande and more scuba diving and some hiking

Conditions initially looked bad for diving and the dive operator initially didn’t want to go diving as there was a consensus about how the waves were pushing in murky waters therefore decreasing water visibility and make the overall experience bad. And that makes for a bad dive which I’m familiar with during my initial dive … Continue reading »

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Brazil day 6 – Leaving Paraty for Ilha Grande

When I found out that the bus was going to leave in the early afternoon and that there was still time, I decided to walk around Paraty since I didn’t really explore it much other than walking around at night for food. I was impressed with the place during daylight as well with its colonial … Continue reading »

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Brazil day 5 – Paraty and the beach

This day was a great day as we were going to the beach. Brazil has a great reputation for being a very beach-oriented country along with its vibrant beach culture. I could see first-hand why Brazil is the place to go to. In order to go to the best beach, we had to go take … Continue reading »

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Brazil day 2 / Argentina day 1 – Crossing into Argentina again to see Foz do Iguaçu (Iguazu Falls / Argentinean side)

The Argentinean side of Iguazu Falls as I was told is considered to be the better of the two concerning the Falls and I could see why as it had most of the better sights. Argentina just simply had more of the Falls on its borders so it made much more sense when I got … Continue reading »

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