We asked fellow international overlanders “What inspired you to travel the Pan-American Highway?” We are pleased to share the first 6 fascinating stories.
The Latin America Overland Travel Blog
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Meet Yasha and Juergen. Yasha is Australian by birth, Juergen was born in Germany and is Australian by choice. Currently we are on our second "Pan Americana" trip, although now you can find us more often on some back roads. Our aim: to encourage you to take a similar journey, be it down to Patagonia, or an extended road trip through Europe or Asia. Just dare to go!
We drive and live in our self-built overland camper, called "Berta", who was conceived in Germany.
You can read more on our "About Us" page.
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Peru, a cradle of civilisation, has much to love – and some things to hate. Travelling there for 6 months gave us time to appreciate what Peru has to offer.
Minas Gerais has a rich history so slow down and spend time to explore: Mariana, Lavras Novas, the Sanctuary of Bom Jesus de Matosinhos in Congonhas.
An industrial slaughterhouse in Uruguay is now UNESCO World Heritage listed. It is the original home of brands like Oxo and Fray Bentos.
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Bogotá, a city with art in the streets and gold in the museums. At 2600m, it’s a ciudad 2600 metros más cerca de las estrellas and above your expectations.
Making memories with people you meet, places you go, and sights you see make for a fulfilled year. The more you have, the longer your life seems to be.