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Live, Work & Travel in Latin America


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Travelling in Latin America Continued...

Accommodation & Getting Around

La Cupula Hostal y Restaurant - A well run treat on a hillside overlooking Lake Titicaca. The hostal in Copacobana, Bolivia, has 17 rooms, hot showers all day, gardens and hammocks with a view of the lake, free use of kitchen and washing facilities, games, music instruments and videos, tourist info and an international restaurant offering, among other things, a large and enjoyable lasagne.

Lipiko Tours - Travel agency organising adventure tourism in Bolivia, Peru, Chile and Argentina.

Mexico Travel Plan - Information for independent travel around Mexico from a small specialist internet based tour operator.

Nebaj - Nebaj is a Guatemalan mountain town known for its artisans and a hotbed of international NGOs many of which are willing to take on both short and long term foreign volunteers. This website provides information on some local tourists enterprises that benefit the town including a language school and a hostel.

Pacaritambo - Machu Picchu online magazine.

Pachamama Explorers - Trek and tour company based in Cusco.

Pakboats - Folding canoes and kayaks for sale.

Parque Das Aves - The Parque Das Aves is often overlooked by visitors to the Brazilian side of the Iguacu Falls. A shame, as the birdlife from around the world is easy to view either in cages or in the covered enclosures. The enclosures are entered via double doors to prevent the free flying birds from making off and visitors will be able to experience storks blocking their path, screeching parrots and toucans flying from their tree perch to land a foot away from where they stand. In other enclosures visitors may interact with humming birds and large butterflies or view caymans and turtles. Site is available in English, Portuguese, Spanish and Dutch.

Poncho Tours - An independent British owned company specialising in tailor made holidays to Argentina, Bolivia and Chile.

South America for Visitors - An About site.

The Tranquilo Traveler - This blog is a celebration of voluntourism, slow travel, and other interesting ways to see the world both as a resource for world trippers and a window into the author’s ongoing travels, especially to Nicaragua and Belize.

The Trek Stop - Eco lodging in the Cayo District, Belize..

Yellow River - A hostel and working coffee farm in the heart of the Peruvian Cloud Forest near Machu Picchu.

Other Useful Latin American Websites

Culture, News...

Acupari Language School - Spanish and Quechua language tuition offered in Cusco, Peru.

The Amazon Conservation Team - Works in partnership with indigenous people in conserving biodiversity, health and culture in tropical South America.

APF Languages - Study Spanish in Quito, Ecuador and help streetchildren.

The Belize Forums - Well used forums. Register to post your questions.

Buenos Aires Herald - Argentine English language newspaper.

CELA Spanish School - Learn Spanish while vacationing on Margarita Island, Venezuela.

Che - Links and pictures about the Argentine born revolutionary.

Colombian Yellow Pages

Ecuador Spanish Schools -Learn Spanish in a relaxing and professional atmosphere. Located in the city of Manta on the coast of Ecuador. They also have programmes available in Quito and Cuzco, Perú. Also a Spanish and Surfing programme.

ENFOREX -  Spanish Language schools open all year round for teenagers, university students and adults. Schools in Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina, Costa Rica and Guatemala.

Equinox Spanish Schools - A Spanish school in Ecuador.

Excel Spanish Language Programs - Learn Spanish in Cusco.

Expanish - A Spanish school in Buenos Aires.

Guyana News - News and information.

Habla Ya - Learn Spanish in Panama at Habla Ya Panama Spanish Schools. There’s also a spot of volunteering on offer.

Ibero Spanish Argentina - Spanish school in Buenos Aires offering free Tango lessons, cultural programmes, group and private lessons.

Montañita Spanish School - Learn Spanish and enjoy the culture and lifestyle on the coast of Ecuador. Some volunteering options are available.

The Nature Conservancy - Magazine.

The Nicaragua Dispatch - Online newspaper.

Peru Language School - A professional Spanish Language School based in Trujillo, on the sunny northern coast of Peru. They provide practical Spanish classes and also links to free local voluntary projects.

Proyecto Peru Centre - Spanish courses with a variety of interactive language learning experiences.

Think Venezuela - News, information and links in English, Spanish and German.

Unilanguage - Learn and study Spanish in Tucuman, Argentina.