I'm a 21 year old Australian female and LOVE to travel. South America is the next continent on my bucket list and I have created this blog to share this experience with friends and so that I can relive the memories long after my trip. I was born in England but have grown up in Australia. I have travelled to some parts of Asia, USA, Canada, the Middle East and Europe. The thing I look forward to the most on this trip is doing the Inca Trail (no matter how unfit and undertrained I am) and taking lots of beautiful photos with my new camera!
May 10th 2012
After a whole lot of prior issues with my flight, I was able to board my flight to Santiago with no dramas. Descending into Santiago was stunning to say the least. As we descended, all you could see out the window were the tops of the Andes poking out of the clouds. Memories of the movie 'Alive' starring Ethan Hawke came into mind. Alot of travellers I have spoken to mentioned the exact same movie when speaking about this flight. Fortunately our plane didn´t crash and we didn´t have to turn to cannabalism to stay alive. Once we landed and collected our riduculously heavy backpacks we headed straight to the Terminal Autobus in Santiago to catch our bus to Mendoza which was to depart in a couple of hours. The bus station was in the suburbs ... read more