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Backpaco

About 10 years ago, I discovered a passion for traveling and started backpacking several times a year. So far, I have visited more than 55 countries and I don't plan to stop any time soon.

Paco comes from my 5 months around South-America as Colombians use Paco as a nickname for Francisco. It sticked.

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Learning Russian To Travel – Week two

Week one has been really interesting as I managed to learn how the letters are pronounced. During the 2nd week I have kept focusing on Babel and the Beginner’s section has three different level...

How You Can Help The Refugees

My friend Michelle Bennett is always trying to do a difference in the world. Driven tirelessly  by her passion to help others, she recently came back from Serbia where her and a team of...

Learning Russian – Week one

I really wanted to learn a new language as I my Spanish has reached a level that is good enough to use in most situations. I was then hesitating between : Mandarin, Arabic or Russian. Considering I...

Our Roadtrip in Southern Chile

  Chile is a beautiful country stretching across 4,270 kilometers from North to South on a narrow strip.  With various climates and environments Chile gives you the opportunity to drive through...

Idea of my trip for the summer of 2016

Here are the plans I have so far for the summer of 2o16.   After having explored a big part of Europe in earlier travels( places I have traveled ) I now want to discover new cultures. So I...

What to do in Copacabana

When arriving by bus to Copacabana, the first thing the bus driver tells you is that the hostel on the left is only 2$ per night and that meals are even cheaper. Suddenly, you feel rich! You heard...

Top 10 Pictures Banos Ecuador

Banos is the capital of extreme sports of South America. You want to do something crazy, near an active volcano, in a beautiful valley with hundreds of rivers and waterfalls for a ridiculously low...