Once you get to the airport in Quito, you will have to show your ticket and Passport to the Galapagos Authorities. Nice guys who nicely ask you to part with 20 dollars for Entry Card. Grab your backpack and proceed to luggage inspection to your right. I serious but the professional lady in uniform searched… Continue reading Galapagos Transit Control Card
Here I was, in Calama for one day before traveling down to Santiago. The journey lasted 22 hours and stopped at Antofagasta. It was probably one of the most pleasant and comfortable bus journeys. Stunning views and superb onboard service. From Santiago, after visiting Easter Island, I took an overnight bus to Buenos Aires, via… Continue reading Chilean Buses
From Lima, I decided to take a flight to Cusco. I visited Machu Picchu and continued my journey to Bolivia. From Cusco, I took an overnight bus to La Paz. It went via Puno, where we stopped for 3 hours (I took a half-day tour to Floating Islands), then continued to Copacabana after crossing the… Continue reading Peruvian Buses
During most of my road trips across Bolivia, I used public transport or hired local taxi drivers in order to reach small villages. Opinions vary but to my experience, I had predominantly safe and comfortable bus rides in Bolivia. Let's start from Copacabana to La Paz. Coach organised by 'Bolivia Hop'. From La Paz to… Continue reading Bolivian Buses
My South America trip to five countries and Galapagos Islands, Easter Island.
Accommodation in Japan varied in terms of service and location, and price of course. Below you have the most basic dormitory and well equipped, spacious hotel with a balcony. I began my journey to Japan in Okinawa. The capital Naha offers vibrant nightlife, colorful restaurants among other attractions. The simple hostel close to the town… Continue reading Japanese Hostels