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Driving from the US to South America – Interview with LifeRemotely.com

Have you ever wondered what it would be live to drive across Central and South America? If you were to believe Hollywood movies and US news networks, you might expect to be held up at gunpoint by banditos, drug lords or corrupt government officials. As usual, real life isn’t quite that dramatic. In this interview, the LifeRemotely.com trio, share what life is really like on the road as they drive from the US to Argentina. They offer some great details on their costs and total budget, road conditions, camping availability and more. Even if you’re not interested in an overlander trip, there’s some great advice in this interview.

Please tell us about your backgrounds?

Jared and I are brother and sister, we grew up in Pennsylvania and moved to Seattle when we were teenagers. After high school, Jared was an exchange student in Holland and returned several times throughout his time in college in Worchester, MA. I went to college in upstate New York, then did a study abroad program in Croatia. Not long after graduating I took a job as a photographer on cruise ships where I met my husband, Kobus. He grew up just outside of Joburg, South …