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Starting to plan my South America trip... any suggestions??

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Perth
posts: 15
Starting to plan my South America trip... any suggestions??

Hi all,

I am planning on travelling around South America for 3 - 4 months in June this year. Im wanting to book my flights and then see where the road leads and will book Machu Picchu for August. Does anyone have any good advice on where would be a good place to start eg. Buenos aires versus the top end ?maybe Columbia or Ecuador? ... Any areas I should particularly avoid??

Am travelling on my own so would be good to meet some other travellers early on and then take it from there. Any education, hints, tips would be greatly appreciated :)

Thanks in advance!!

San Clemente...
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for Buenos Aires, Argentina
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1. Re: Starting to plan my South America trip... any suggestions??

For Argentina and the Southern Hemisphere, just remember that the weather is going to mirror that in Australia. The South of Argentina and Chile will be cold so visits to places like Patagonia(www.interpatagonia,com) and Tierra del Fuego are going to require warmer clothing and some restrictions as to availability of some Nathional Parks.

For those months then you might want to focus on the North of Argentina(Salta,Igauzu Falls,etc) and of course Buenos Aires.

Have fun with your holiday planning.

Perth
posts: 15
2. Re: Starting to plan my South America trip... any suggestions??

Thanks heaps for your advice! Think I just need to pick a place and book it I think... :)

Maybe it would be best to start at the bottom then before it gets too cold .. Decisions decisions

Thanks again! Can't wait!

Perth
posts: 15
3. Re: Starting to plan my South America trip... any suggestions??

Thanks heaps for your advice! Think I just need to pick a place and book it I think... :)

Maybe it would be best to start at the bottom then before it gets too cold .. Decisions decisions

Thanks again! Can't wait!

4. Re: Starting to plan my South America trip... any suggestions??

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