October 12th, 2009
Europe has long been a favorite destination for backpackers, but what if you'd like to get off the beaten path? Adventurous backpackers might want to consider backpacking in South America.
For example, STA Travel is chronicling the journeys of Melanie, a 24-year -old from B0ston who plans to spend four months traveling through 6 different countries. The first of series, this article discusses the basics of planning for a South American backpacking trip.
This article, from the Aquinian, describes a student's journey through Uruguay, Boliva, and Peru. It is a great description of the ups and downs of life on the road in South America.
There's so much to see...rainforests, mountains, beaches, and towering ancient cities like Macchu Picchu are just a start.
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