Wanderlust Wendy

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Chile’s Atacama Desert: Road Trip Across the Driest Place on Earth

At the end of our whirlwind Workaway adventure, we treated ourselves to an epic trip up North in the Atacama Desert. We had decided against Patagonia since we didn’t have sufficient time to do proper hiking and had already spent ample time on the Argentina side.  As fate would have it, the Atacama Desert, the driest place on Earth, was flooded two weeks before our scheduled arrival. I was following … Read more

Explore Montevideo and Coastal Uruguay

Cabo Polonio, Uruguay

Journey from Buenos Aires to Montevideo via Colonia Express After three whirlwind weeks in Amazing Argentina, we headed to Uruguay. Xav’s brother has lived near Montevideo for over a decade and visiting his family for Christmas shaped our winter plans in South America.  I had booked tickets only a few days in advance via Direct Ferries. The most economical option was a ferry to Colonia with a direct bus transfer … Read more

Road Trip from Montréal to the Maine Coast

On the Road Again After a week of city wandering and filling our stomachs with delightful treats in Montreal, we picked up our rental car and head to Maine. From Skyscanner, I was able to find a reasonably priced car rental (National) that allows for cross-border drop-off. The border control officers in Maine requested to see paperwork from the rental car company, and our passports, of course. But otherwise, the … Read more