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The precise answer is local law specific, but in general, you cannot work while on a tourist/business visa or visa waiver. There are outlying exceptions, but they wouldn't cover running a business. Enforcement varies by country (and some may be happy to have you there spending money, even if its not entirley within the rules), but you are running the risk of ...


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No. Wikipedia has a page on rail transport in Central America with an overview of the situation in each country. The Man in Seat 61 also has a page about Central and South America (though it does look somewhat incomplete, at least for South America). Overall, each country has, or doesn't have, its own network. There is currently no railway crossing any ...


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To the best of my knowledge it's not. The passenger train service in Mexico doesn't seem to have long distance trains and in the United States you can get to the Mexican border in El Paso or San Diego but you never actually cross it in a train. So your trip is going to be cut short long before you get to the Darien Gap.


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I would imagine the answer here would be country-specific, but it seems that in most countries the immigration rules are not friendly to remote workers, and you do indeed need a work visa if you want to follow the letter of the law. For example, I know this could be a problem in the USA, Japan and Thailand. In Thailand, I even heard of a co-working space ...


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It doesn't get much more impartial or authoritative than the World Health Organisation (WHO), and they keep clearly written, regularly updated pages on Zika. For travel, I recommend their excellent Q&A document. In particular, note they don't advise against travel: To protect against Zika virus and other mosquito-borne diseases, everyone should ...


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Although there is such a thing as a cruise ferry, they are not equipped for the rough conditions and long distances of transoceanic voyages. I do not think Cunard is set up to accept your car as checked baggage, though it might be possible to arrange freighter travel with your car, if you are flexible enough. You can ship your car separately, of course. You ...


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As an Indian national, you will require a visa to visit Peru. According to the Consulate of Peru in San Francisco, the requirements are: Tourist Visa Fill out the obligatory visa application form. Personal interview. Valid passport. According to the normative 3.11 of the International Civil Aviation Organization (OACI), handwritten ...


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You can ship your car to North America, but there are not ferries. Quite a few people send their campers from Europe to the Americas, then enjoy several trips to explore different parts. They store their vehicle in self storage places, then return the next vacation to explore more.


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Author Paul Theroux tried it in the 1970's, as documented in his book 'The Old Patagonian Express' [ISBN 0141189150] - I think he had quite a few gaps though, and used several lines that are no longer in use... Wikipedia On that basis, I'd say that no, it isn't, and it is in fact less possible now than it was 30 years ago.


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Most of the people won't have any reaction from what the news are saying. Then, it is really hard to know the long term impact of an infected mosquito bite. With regards to protections : There are a lot of products available to protect yourself from mosquito. Those are pretty effective. Then, an obvious protection is to leave the lowest possible number of ...


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Many countries of the world have laws about carrying ID and the rights of police to check those IDs. Many of those laws also specify that a passport is the only acceptable foreign ID for non-residents. The frequency of which these checks are conducted varies from country to country, city to city, district to district, police officer to police officer. It ...


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You will need working visas for most South American countries. For the major South american countries: Brazil: Bring to the Brazilian embassy your passport valid for at least six more months, negative criminal records (at most 3 months old), two copies of a 5cmx7cm photo (passport), some filled forms available at the embassy. All documents must be in ...


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No country will ever control the mosquito, at best they might reduce its population in cities. Mosquitoes are one place GMO would be great, modify their genes so the female does not need to blood to produce her eggs ;-) There is only one real course of action against Zika, Dengue, JE and the myriad of other mosquito borne diseases ... don't get bitten. ...


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I was in Leticia, Colombia several years ago and they offered amazon tours. If you do a quick google you will find a couple of companies that offer tours there. The following site is in Spanish, but it will give you some information on their tours: http://www.amazonascolombia.com/ The tour that I did took us out on the Amazon river. We ate lunch explored ...


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Short answer: It depends. Long answer: If you are traveling to important cities (Bogota, Medellin, Barranquilla, Cali). The norm is a 5mbps minimum. In towns far away from main cities, could range from nightmare to 10mb. 3G coverage in most parts of the country is generally good.


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Besides trying your hand at searching through the usual suspects (Adioso, matrix.itasoftware.com, google flights, hipmunk, etc.), which is going to give you the actual cost of flying, I've found the following: It's possible to get a roundtrip on most major airlines between a few big South American cities and a few European cities for as low as 500 euros. In ...


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You can monitor the flyertalk mileage run deals forum. Also, the cheap city pair thread.


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$2000 is not enough to buy a van that you could rely on for a long trip. Are you a mechanic? Registering it might be a problem: you probably have to be a resident of the state. On the other hand, if the van has plates, you can just drive it on those plates and sell it to used-car place when you are done. American insurance is only good in the US and ...


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Depending slightly on where you are from, yes, you do. Both types of Hepatitis are a risk in all of South America (which depends on region again). Also Tetanus is recommended to get vaccinated against, and a few others depending on destination. See http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel. The Hepatitis A and B combination is best taken 6 months before leaving (3 ...


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The other answers may be legally correct, but A lot of people will answer some work emails while on holiday and may even VPN into the office machine. If you are in each county for a short time and there is no way from your company website etc to see that you are working from the given county, I don’t expect any real life issues. However I am ...


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The same precautions to prevent malaria apply for preventing Zika. On top of that, the current and future spread of Zika is fairly well documented, so you could choose to avoid particular areas. That said, though there are obvious risks, there are much more likely challenges to worry about (malaria, dengue, food poisoning, etc.) As you can see in the ...



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