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Backpacking South America to United States

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1. Posted by AMcD (Budding Member, 2 posts) 4 Jun '12 04:17

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Hey guys I'm Tony 27 from Ireland.

I'm just wondering has anyone backpacked from buenos aires in South America up to the U.S.A??

I am coming from Brisbane Australia and heading for San Diego California.

I have unlimited time but limited cash and just want to see the world!!

Any advice on where to go/not go would be much appreciated!!

Thanks Tony!!

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3. Posted by A Mayan Journey (First Time Poster, 1 posts) 23 Jun '12 12:35

Hi Tony,

When you hit Guatemala / Belize, there are several options. Belize is beautiful (espcially Toledo District) but very expensive compared to Guatemala. When in Guatemala, I would stay max one or two nights in Antigua, instead head to Xela (Quetzaltenango) to find your bearings and plan your Guatemala stay. If you're into hiking, definitely take a trip to Santiaguito - there are a number of reputable companies that will take you just across from the crater where you can witness up-close and personal it's power, it erupts ash and rock several times a day!

Enjoy :)