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Machupicchu!

PERU | Monday, 17 Mar 2008 | Views [1170]

Our 4th day of the Inca Jungle tour was to wake up at 4am to climb up the Machuìcchu mountain.  This was not to happen though.  We woke up at 4am to pouring heavy rain so our guide suggested that we take the bus up to the entrance.  This costs 18SOL ... Read more >

Tags: sightseeing, wonders of the world


Cuzco City

PERU | Tuesday, 11 Mar 2008 | Views [984]

This is a fairly big city, bustling, loads of local noise, traffic, pretty.  Reminds us a bit of Napoli the atmosphere.  LOVE IT so far. The city is pretty with it sitting in a backdrop of so many green mountains.  The city is 3500meters above sea level ... Read more >

Tags: food, people, sightseeing


Lima-Peru

PERU | Sunday, 9 Mar 2008 | Views [941]

We arrived to Lima at 12.30midnight.  It took over an hour to get out of customs.  Where we were advised of the 25USD departure airport fee.  Hmmm... okay whatever hehe Lucky us we got the hostel Espanja to pick us up in a taxi for 12USD (expensive ... Read more >

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Austral Brewery - since 1892

CHILE | Tuesday, 4 Mar 2008 | Views [4061] | Comments [1]

Cerveceria Austral - meaning Austral Beer.  Is one of Patagonia´s beer.  It boasts having started since 1892 where it was the beer of choice by the local populace. Everywhere in Southern Chile it is one of the most common beers being sold.  There ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Magdalena Island- Penguinos

CHILE | Monday, 3 Mar 2008 | Views [1275]

From the southern most big city of Patagonia region in Chile - Punta Arenas - You can visit Magdalena Island home of 60,000 penguins(recorded in 2001). The island also boasts the homes of many other birds and wildlife.  However our attention was firmly ... Read more >

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Buenos Aires

ARGENTINA | Tuesday, 19 Feb 2008 | Views [741]

Buenos Aires a verty pretty city indeed full of life, music, art and beauty.  No wonder the Argentinanç s are so proud of it. They can boast a great metro system which links many areas together to the main centre of Plaza de Mayo.  Cost is just 90cents ... Read more >

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Swimming in the falls

ARGENTINA | Friday, 15 Feb 2008 | Views [796]

We decided that the Iguazu Falls is too gorgeous not to see again.  Besides on the second straight day you get a 50% discount on the ticket.  You just need to get a voucher at the end of the first day. So this time we immediately took the treking trail ... Read more >

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Iguazu falls - Brazil

BRAZIL | Wednesday, 13 Feb 2008 | Views [31789] | Comments [1]

Getting there - There are 2 main bus lines ' Pluma '  and ' kaiowa '.  Costs are not cheap for a regular crappy bus 130 REALs or for a basic sleeper bus 204-215 REALs.  This was a shock as we had heard so many great stories of the bus system and great ... Read more >

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Downtown Sao Paulo with Duccio!

BRAZIL | Monday, 11 Feb 2008 | Views [1498] | Comments [1]

As a great way to finish our time in Sao Paulo, we did some exploring on foot-bus-metro of Downtown Sao Paulo.  This certainly put some smiles on our faces. First it was off to the Japanese district, where we ate some yummy sushi for pretty cheap and ... Read more >

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Sao Paulo wins 3-1!

BRAZIL | Wednesday, 30 Jan 2008 | Views [677]

At Sao Paulo Stadium - Morunbi, the game was Sao Paulo vs Rio Clara.  The sky was pitch black as the clouds covered the stars and the moon.  However all eyes were on the field as we were treated to a fast game. Sao Paulo dominated the game, having 10-... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Sao Paulo

BRAZIL | Wednesday, 30 Jan 2008 | Views [693]

São Paulo is the capital of the state of São Paulo, Brazil. The city is the largest in Brazil and fourth in the world by population. It is also the richest city of Brazil. The name means Saint Paul The city has a population of 10,886,518 which makes ... Read more >

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Grand Canyon

USA | Sunday, 9 Dec 2007 | Views [594]

One of the seven wonders of the world and now we know why!  It was incredible. We took a bus at 5.45 am from Vegas and headed off first to the Hoover Dam.  This in itself is an architechural marvel.  With it's curved walls and flexibilty according to ... Read more >

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Las Vegas

USA | Friday, 7 Dec 2007 | Views [622]

Well again it was hard to say farewell to Chicago.  This time it was because it was so fun to see Tito Erwin, Tita Gigi and Mitzy.  We loved just hanging out with them.  They even took vacation!  However we took the flight to Vegas - which was the ... Read more >

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Aquarium

USA | Tuesday, 4 Dec 2007 | Views [536]

We took Mitzy out of school early today.  Then headed out to the Aquarium in the city centre. Cost is 17USD for locals and 23 for non locals. However since Tito Erwin is a local we all got that price. We got to see some great animals, Briel and I patted ... Read more >

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The Windy City

USA | Monday, 3 Dec 2007 | Views [481]

Staying in my cousin Allen's room (he is away at uni).  We again have 10star accomodation with out own tv,dvd and WII station.  I have lost my husband to it!  Today we walked around the Windy City.  We saw the great Navy Peer, took a ferris wheel ride, ... Read more >

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Ciao Italy...

ITALY | Friday, 9 Nov 2007 | Views [1368]

Venice is really a very romantic tiny city.  With the tiny canals, walking streets (no cars, scooters etc).. it really is like a picture and perfect.  We would walk all day here enjoying the pretty views, good weather and the friendly people. Out of ... Read more >

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Venice

ITALY | Tuesday, 6 Nov 2007 | Views [651]

Well we arrived in Venice this morning. We are staying in the Jewish Ghetto which is the first ghetto in the world! WOW to that. We are staying in a cute room which is our own! hehe no sharing anything for a few days.. seems strange. Had a good nap because ... Read more >

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Florence more

ITALY | Monday, 5 Nov 2007 | Views [618]

Spending this morning in the internet catching up on all the goss haha!  However the rest of the day will be relaxing walking thru the pretty streets! Then we are off to Venice tomorrow at of course crazy o'clock in the morning! haha Ciao for now!  ... Read more >

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PISA

ITALY | Sunday, 4 Nov 2007 | Views [2481]

Well Briel wasn't sure he wanted to go to Pisa.  However was he glad we did.  It really is a sight the leaning tower of Pisa.  SO magnificant.  We spent the afternoon laying in the grass beside the tower and just talking, relaxing and enjoying the site.... Read more >

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Florence

ITALY | Saturday, 3 Nov 2007 | Views [547]

Took a 5.30am train to FLorence today!  OUCH that was harsh!  hehe But that meant we had most of the afternoon to enjoy the pretty city. We walked up this little hill which overlooks the rest of the city and took heaps of photos and just enjoyed a relaxig ... Read more >

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