information on overland travel in own camping vehicle thru the Americas

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About Us: who is Berta?

Now our overland camper has her own page! If you like to know more about our Mercedes 1019 AF camper truck and her build you can read her story under “About Us”.

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Stop Shopping at Supermarkets and Save Money

Supermarkets are expensive – we stopped buying many things at regular supermarkets to save some serious money! You don’t believe us? Read this post, in which I compare some supermarket prices to prices at local markets and one discounter. You’ll be surprised.

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Streets paved with Gold

This is not a fairy tale, but the true story of Balde, a strange little town in Argentina. The story illustrates the advantage of travelling in your own camper: you discover exotic and sometimes unusual places, and these encounters stick in your head for a long time.

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Money matters in Argentina

A short rundown on changing money in Argentina at “Dólar Blue” black market rates, advantages, risks, links to current rates and what these Pesos can buy.

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Street Art in Uruguay

Gallery of street art in Uruguay, snapped in Montevideo & Colonia. This shows how street art & graffiti can enhance dilapidated and grey sections of a town.