Samstag, Februar 28, 2015 - 20:33 | Thorn Tree

We are going for a 4 month backpacking trip through Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia this April. Can you get around just fine with only English? I only know a few words in Spanish and am a bit worried that getting around, catching buses etc will be difficult...

Samstag, Februar 28, 2015 - 18:32 | Thorn Tree

Greets all,

Leaving from Turbo on Monday. Can anyone provide detailed information on how it goes? How to make the transfer at Monteria? Which buses to take? So far I searched and found Brasilia goes express Monteria to Cartagena. But that is 3 yr old. Express is preferable, hope to make...

Samstag, Februar 28, 2015 - 16:39 | Thorn Tree

My wife and I are doing a short Peru trip and need some help with our itinerary. We've only got a week. Our main goal is to see MP and the surrounding area. We arrive in Lima on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 11pm.

Itinerary is
May 24 - Lima...

Samstag, Februar 28, 2015 - 16:35 | Thorn Tree

What are must to sees on Easter Island and what are not so important ?

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Samstag, Februar 28, 2015 - 16:18 | Thorn Tree

Hello, I was wondering if anyone has info about Reserva Mundo Verde in Ecuador. I am interested in volunteering there and wanted to see if anyone has volunteered there and if they did what their experience was like. Also I want to make sure this organization is a legitimate one so if anyone has info on how to find that out that would be great. Here is the link to the organization I am interested in...

Samstag, Februar 28, 2015 - 15:55 | Thorn Tree

I'm getting married in 10 days and though we had planned to go on our honeymoon a little later, that has changed and we will be leaving right after. My wife (to be) has some ideas but has left it on me to plan and finalize which is added pressure and responsibility (especially cos I've not been to South America before !!!)

The current plan is as follows:

  • Flying in to...
Samstag, Februar 28, 2015 - 13:37 | Thorn Tree

Hi folks, I'm hoping there are some people here with experience on the W Trail in Torres del Paine.

We've booked camping and food at the refugios along the way, but we're wondering if we should bring our stove and some food just in case there is a problem with the refugios, and also whether we need to bring a water purifier pump or if there is enough clean water along...

Samstag, Februar 28, 2015 - 07:55 | Thorn Tree

I plan to visit both Ecuardor and Peru later this year, as I am interested in parrot clay licking and wildlife in Amazon , I wonder which country/area is a better choice for both the price and variety? Thanks a lot.

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Samstag, Februar 28, 2015 - 07:17 | Thorn Tree

I am due to be in Iquitos in September and was looking to take the fast boat to Manaus.
Please could anyone give me some advise about how this works and the if I can pre-book before I get to...

Samstag, Februar 28, 2015 - 06:42 | Thorn Tree

From what I saw on the internet it would seem that that Aguas Calientes was severely flooded with the main bridge being carried away by the river, cutting off access to Machu Picchu. As this is an important tourist site, does anyone have any idea how long it will take to rebuild the bridge? I ask because I'm due to go there next month...I would imagine other people are concerned about this...

Freitag, Februar 27, 2015 - 23:57 | Thorn Tree

I need some advise on some of the most up-to-date travel guide books to Rio?

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Freitag, Februar 27, 2015 - 20:06 | Thorn Tree

Thought I'd pass along visa info for my American friends. Going to Bolivia next week. Got my visa at the Bolivian consulate on East 43rd Street in New York City. Presented application (with photo), hotel reservation, bank statement, flight info, passport and $160...ouch... (I paid with credit card)....

Freitag, Februar 27, 2015 - 16:34 | Thorn Tree

We will be transsferring from our first volunteer post at Santa Marth Foundation near Lima (great) and going to Huancayo on March 7 or 8. Does anyone know if the train goes on either of those days? and if there is an english bookstore in...

Freitag, Februar 27, 2015 - 12:34 | Thorn Tree

hello, I need help getting an advance ticket yo Teatro Colon. I want to see a ballet and I will arrive on the last day of the performance. I am in Thailand now and the theaters web site will not allow an online booking due to lack of updated Adobe flash. I called my hotel who said they would send a name of a booking agency but have not responded. I am hoping someone knows of an agency I cal call. I...

Freitag, Februar 27, 2015 - 12:02 | Thorn Tree

Do I need to buy tickets for inti raymi in advance, or can I buy when I arrive 20 June 2015.??

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Freitag, Februar 27, 2015 - 11:02 | Thorn Tree

I need to know what is the best travel guide app to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil?

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Freitag, Februar 27, 2015 - 08:27 | Thorn Tree

I'm interested to rent some camping gear, like a small tent, sleeping bag, pad and stove, either in La paz or Uyuni?
Is there such store or individual? Has anybody done this? What quality at what cost?
Any ideas...???

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Donnerstag, Februar 26, 2015 - 22:07 | Thorn Tree

Hello everyone.
I have finally booked my flights to Chile for 2 weeks (two people), I am arriving on March 27th and departing on April 9th (basically I have 14 days since I arrive in the morning and depart in the evening). I am trying to put together itinerary quickly and start booking hotels. I would love to have help with this and get any suggestions, especially since this is my first time to...

Donnerstag, Februar 26, 2015 - 20:27 | Thorn Tree


I'll be going to Argentina for 2 weeks at the end of April/start of May. The plan is to spend about a week in the Buenos Aires area and I really want to get down to Patagonia for about a week...

Donnerstag, Februar 26, 2015 - 18:38 | Thorn Tree

Cheap transport from Microcenter to Aeroparque?

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