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Trip: World Trek 2009

There are [5] stories from my trip: World Trek 2009

The Inca

PERU | Wednesday, 3 Jun 2009 | Views [410]

Touring around Cuzco prior to Macchu Pichu, we made an effort to read up and learn about the Incan civilization, which made the experience all the richer.  It was really surprising to find that while the Incan civilization was extremely advanced in ... Read more >

High and Dry in Salta & Jujuy

CHILE | Sunday, 10 May 2009 | Views [1259] | Comments [3]

Salta became my favorite surprise stop and a true highlight to our 2 months in this great country! Although it wasn´t on our original itinerary, McLure took a quick interest after some Argentines we met at a bar in BA highly suggested we check out its ... Read more >

Tags: humahuaca, pumamarca, salta, tilcara

Iguazu Falls

ARGENTINA | Sunday, 3 May 2009 | Views [1668]

Our final big sight in Argentina was to be Iguazu Falls. The bus ride there was fairly empty, some say tourism in the area was severly slow due to the Dengue Fever outbreak certain zones in Argentina are suffering. (Dengue Fever is contracted via a certain ... Read more >

Tags: iguazu, waterfalls

The Vines of Mendoza

ARGENTINA | Friday, 1 May 2009 | Views [1483]

After a quick taste of Chile, we hadn´t had enough of Argentina, so we hit the road for a full day bus ride through the Andes to Mendoza.  I had high hopes for Mendoza and it filled every expectation and more.  Mendoza has all the benefits of a big city:... Read more >

Tags: wine, winery

Quick Taste of Chile - Santiago and Valpariso

CHILE | Friday, 24 Apr 2009 | Views [1056]

Since mid April, after the Volcano trek in Pucon, we took a bus over the Andes to Santiago to continue our visit in Chile.  After a fantastic adventure through Patagonia, Santiago (any big city) was set up to have a hard time impressing us. But McLure ... Read more >

Tags: chile, santiago, valparaiso