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I'm a reader, a writer, and a traveler, the kind of gal who likes to get as filthy as possibly on a camping trip, and then spend hours in the bathtub undoing the damage.

  • Hometown

    New York, NY, USA

  • Location now

    Quito, Ecuador

  • Travel philosophy

    Solo travel is the most exhilarating and perhaps concentrated way to grow in two directions at once: inwardly, as you learn to listen to yourself, trust your instincts, and push your boundaries, and outwardly, as you reach out to others, rely on the kindness of strangers, and come into contact with personalities, philosophies and cultures different from your own.

  • Advice

    Keep an open mind, get lost, remember that even a bad day on the road is probably more interesting and memorable than a fine day in front of the t.v. at home.

  • Dream destination

    Since I was a kid, I've always dreamed of going to Africa.

  • Traveled before

    I've been to most countries in South America, as well as Costa Rica, Mexico, Israel, Spain, Greece, and Jamaica.

  • Going next

    Don't know!

Nili Larish's Guide Book Entries


  • Patagonian Food

    Nov 09, 2009 - Argentina

    What do they eat at the End of the World? Even the southern territory of Patagonia, whose gorgeous but sometimes ......

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  • Food in Buenos Aires

    Nov 09, 2009 - Buenos Aires, Argentina

    As the second largest country in South America, regional differences in Argentina offer varied culinary delights. Argentina’s central region, with ......

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  • Meals in Argentina

    Nov 09, 2009 - Argentina

    The Argentine Breakfast Generally, Argentine breakfasts are small meals of medialunas (croissants,) jam and coffee. A cortado is coffee with ......

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  • Uyuni

    Nov 27, 2007 - Uyuni, Bolivia

    Considered the main town in the desolate area of Southwest Bolivia, Uyuni is a launching pad for multi-day overland trips ......

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  • Hotel Casa Blanca

    Jan 28, 2008 - Cajamarca , Peru

    Located right on the Plaza de Armas, the Casa Blanca is a good option for those who want to stay ......

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  • Jardines de Uyuni

    Nov 28, 2007 - Uyuni, Bolivia

    Jardines might be the most unique lodging option in Uyuni. Built around a courtyard, it has adobe walls and beds, ......

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  • Los Girasoles Hotel

    Nov 28, 2007 - Uyuni, Bolivia

    If you\'ve got a bit of extra cash to spend on accommodations in Uyuni, Los Girasoles is a comfortable option. ......

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  • Om-Gri

    Jan 28, 2008 - Cajamarca , Peru

    Half a block from Cajamarca’s Plaza de Armas, its small glass door barely noticeable if you aren’t looking for it, ......

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  • Pizzeria Vaca Loca

    Jan 28, 2008 - Cajamarca , Peru

    As a major regional producer of dairy, it’s no surprise that Cajamarca is home to an excellent pizza joint by ......

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  • Cafe Central

    Nov 28, 2007 - Uyuni, Bolivia

    If you arrive to Uyuni's train station in the morning and are looking for a place to have breakfast, Cafe ......

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  • Cumbe Mayo Tours

    Jan 28, 2008 - Cajamarca , Peru

    One of several tour companies with their offices on the plaza, Cumbe Mayo Tours offers inexpensive half-day tours to all ......

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