Category Archives: South America

Manventure: The Great Amazon River Raft Race (And Machu Picchu)

I’ve made it no secret that I’m an avid follower of the blog, and I find no shame in saying that I’m always working on my manliness.  If you follow the blog, you know there’s far more to it … Continue reading

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Here’s a way to get to Colombia, Peru, or Ecuador for not much more than $89

Tickets to these parts of South America will normally run anywhere from $800-$1200 each, but dog’gonnit we just can’t stand to actually pay money for flights any more.  One of my first real dives into the Wanderlusting World was a … Continue reading

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Guest WorldWanderluster – Jared and his son travel to Colombia

Since 1994 I’ve  wanted to return to Colombia.  After having lived there for two years I fell in love with the friendly people and their culture. Like many people I always found other things to spend my money on and … Continue reading

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11 flights, 10 Countries, 9,779 miles, $4850 in Flights – Pay no more than taxes

I have 55,800 American Express Membership Rewards points that I got from The Business Gold Rewards Card from American Express OPEN.  As we’ve talked about before, miles and points generally fall into one of three categories: Airline Miles, which you can … Continue reading

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Follow Our Other Brother on His South American Adventure

vi·car·i·ous [vahy-kair-ee-uhs, vi-] adjective 1. performed, exercised, received, or suffered in place of another. 2. taking the place of another person or thing; acting or serving as a substitute. 3. felt or enjoyed through imagined participation in the experience of others. One of my greatest regrets is not having embarked on some epic journey before launching into the life of kids and careers.  We’ve still managed to do some incredible things, but … Continue reading

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Photos from our trip to Medellin, Colombia

If you’re only now stumbling across our blog, I’d point you back to my post a little over a month ago where I told the story of how I was taking my family of six to Colombia for 150,000 credit card … Continue reading

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