Gaston Cavalleri was born in Australia January 18, 1980. He graduated in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science degree, and at the time of creating South America Basics, he was completing a Master of Arts in writing and literature. Gaston keeps healthy by training in jiu-jitsu academies all over South America and has done this since 2005. He is currently living in Brazil.

Please treat this blog as a little friend to accompany your trip. It will explain what to expect when arriving in South America. Some information in travel guides requires frequent updates and often authors publish stuff on cities without even visiting those cities. Although most publishers only touch on travel issues, they’ll be the first to say they cover everything. The information in this blog describes the characteristics of South America which have been acquired by its author over a four-year period.

Click here for a New York Post article about Gaston Cavalleri