On the road

Everything changes once you’re actually on the road for your Drive to South America. “A plan does not survive the first bullet that flies.” Expect to face the unexpected, but here are some tips to keep yourself as prepared as possible.

Border Crossing

What to expect when crossing borders.

Road Condition

The kind of road conditions you can expect in each Latin America country I passed through.


Prepare for the worst. You never know when you’ll need these safety and emergency to-dos.


Other common tips that a backpacker / traveler of Latin America should be aware of.