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1. Posted by Steve2011 (Budding Member 2 posts) 5y

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Hey!

So i'm heading off to Central and South America in January after a couple of weeks in California with some friends. Have been wanting to go away again for a few years and it seems like the perfect time to leave grey, wintery London behind...

I'm 29 and going to be working my way down through Central America and South America, no really fixed plans at the moment... Hoping to just start on a beach and get planning. Am looking to do some diving, learn some Spanish..., visit beaches, ruins, jungle, mountains, volcanoes and I guess everything else in between!

I'm planning on meeting a couple of friends for periods at certain times but would be really cool to hear from anyone else who's heading out in the same direction who may have some tips on how to avoid being bitten, kidnappings (joke) or fancy meeting up for a cerveza or hike...

Look forward to hearing from you!

Steve

2. Posted by kellyanne1 (Budding Member 5 posts) 5y

hey Steve,

Myself and two girlfriends are heading to Brazil from Feb 27th-March 15th..... our plan is Rio-Salvador (for Carnaval)- Fortaleza-Florionapolis-Paraty-Iguaca Falls-Rio.

We are looking for a place to stay during Carnaval and are open to sharing a place as the prices are crazy!!!! If you have any tips or are planning on being in those areas let me know!

Kel

3. Posted by stevie_gl (Budding Member 9 posts) 5y

hey steve, i'm heading to central america in jan with not much of a plan other than what you've said either!! flying into guatemala to learn some spanish then prob heading through belize, honduras, nicuragua, costa rica, panama then flyin home in april! i don't have many useful tips but i'll be well up for a beer/hike :) love stevie x

4. Posted by cperigen (Budding Member 8 posts) 5y

I'll be traveling around Honduras and surrounding area the week of Feb. 18 - Feb 27. Would love to meet up for cervezas as well.

Christine

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