Monthly Archives: March 2014

What it’s like: Brazilian Favelas

Favela. Even if you don’t know much about Brazil, chances are you are familiar with this word. Like South Africa’s townships, Brazil’s favelas have achieved infamy through the media and films such as Cidade de Deus and Fast and the … Continue reading

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What it’s like: South American long-distance buses

South America is a huge continent. Unfortunately, traveling between destinations here can be very difficult. Trains are rare and for whatever reason, flights are extremely expensive. Because of this, the most common means of transportation is long-distance buses. While some might … Continue reading

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7 Things I learned in Argentina

1. Argentinians are the most hospitable people I have ever met. An Argentinian family that I had never met face to face invited me to stay in their home for as long as I wanted, even offering to let me … Continue reading

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How to Wakeboard in Spanish

For any wakeboarders who plan on traveling to a Spanish-speaking country, hopefully this list will be useful for you. This list is based on my experience in Argentina. Many terms (trick names) translate directly but note that some terms vary … Continue reading

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