We tried what English call ‘gap year’ convinced to get the best out of it with a long travel around the world. From our perspective travelling was something unavoidable, an enriching... More > experience in life’s process to become grown-ups.
We left home for five months with an open ‘round the world’ flight ticket, two backpacks each and reservation only for the first night in Mumbai. It was not to be holiday everyday but a long searching for accomodations, connections and sites, because we were going to be rovers carrying everything we had on our shoulders.
We went out around the world in six jumps, going eastbound choosing India as first jump, while Thailand came second.
Leaving Asia and its exotic appeal, New Zealand was a coming back to western society, while Chile was for us our door to South America.
Santiago, San Pedro de Atacama, Puerto Montt, Valparaiso: sixteen days of chases on semicama buses and night travels
for 6400 kilometers from the almost antarctica wild south to a salty almost desert north.< Less