South America’s Most Popular Non-Olympic Sports – Beyond Rio 2016

South America’s Most Popular Non-Olympic Sports
Following the disappointment of the World Cup for many of South America’s football elite, the party in Rio now looks towards preparing for the 2016 Olympic Games. For those considering travelling to South America, The Ultimate Travel Company have taken an alternative look at some of the continent’s most popular […]

By |September 17th, 2014|Random, South america|0 Comments

The Paraguyan Border Jigsaw – Paraguay, Argentina and Brazil

When backpackers draw up a list of ‘must sees’ on their South American trip there’s a good chance Paraguay isn’t on it. I’ll be honest it wasn’t on mine. But it felt rude not to take a squizz at the landlocked nation considering we were only a few hundred metres away in neighbouring Brazil.

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By |Januar 20th, 2010|South america|0 Comments

Nefyn in Wales twinned with Puerto Madryn in Argentina

How on earth is Nefyn on the idyllic Lleyn peninsula of North Wales twinned with Puerto Madryn, 8,000 miles away on the rugged coast of Patagonian Argentina? Surely this particular ‘twinning’ is the result of a blindfolded dart player and a world map?

I’m always a little bemused as to how towns in Britain are continuously […]

By |Januar 20th, 2010|Argentina|3 Comments