The Motorcycle Diaries is a fantastic movie that tells of ride from Brazil to Peru (8000 miles) by a young Che Guevara and his friend Alberto Granado. Neither had previously been out of Argentina and along the way they discover the differences in daily life between the rich and the poor.
Che Guevara grows up to become a Argentinian Marxist revolutionary and a major figure in the Cuban Revolution. This is a fantastic movie and well worth the watch especially if you are heading to Latin America.
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