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Trip: South America

There are [15] stories from my trip: South America

Gallery: Chile-Argentina-Brazil

CHILE | Sunday, 23 Nov 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Chile - Argentina - Brazil

CHILE | Wednesday, 5 Nov 2008 | Views [778]

Our decession to continue from Bolivia to San Pedro in Chile was the biggest mistake we have made. San Pedro is small ex-mining town of not more then 3000 people at foothills of altiplano on the north tip of Atacama desert. This is hot, extremely dry ... Read more >

Gallery: Bolivia

BOLIVIA | Tuesday, 4 Nov 2008 | Photo Gallery

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BOLIVIA | Monday, 3 Nov 2008 | Views [723]

We arrive to Bolivian Copacabana just after four hours sitting on bus from Peruvian Puno. Despite being assured the bus would be going directly to Copacabana this was not the case and we have to change to a collectivo at the border. Well, expect unexpected.... Read more >

Gallery: Peru - Central and South

PERU | Sunday, 26 Oct 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Peru - Central and South

PERU | Wednesday, 22 Oct 2008 | Views [698]

We leave Lima from the train station on Friday 10 October at 7am for a twelve hours scenic ride which will rise from sea level to 4800m by the lunchtime going through over 60 tunnels and passing many bridges. For U$40 per person this is a pretty good ... Read more >

Gallery: Peru - Cordillera Blanca

PERU | Friday, 17 Oct 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Peru - Cordillera Blanca

PERU | Monday, 13 Oct 2008 | Views [980] | Comments [1]

Our introduction to Cordillera range starts with a seven hours bus ride from Chimbotte to Caraz via spectacullar Cañon del Pato. Unsealed road winds through unbelievable terrain with mountains rising 1000m above valleys. We have to cross several passes ... Read more >

Gallery: Ecuador II

ECUADOR | Friday, 3 Oct 2008 | Photo Gallery

Quito and Riobamba
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Ecuador II - Quito and Riobamba

ECUADOR | Thursday, 2 Oct 2008 | Views [861] | Comments [1]

Finding a hostel in Mariscal square was quite an easy task and first impressions of this part of Quito are very good. Hostel Nassau ($14 per double with baño privado and aqua caliente) is just 100m from restaurants and bars but distant enough to have ... Read more >

Gallery: Colombia

COLOMBIA | Friday, 26 Sep 2008 | Photo Gallery

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COLOMBIA | Tuesday, 23 Sep 2008 | Views [2086]

What is the most common colour in Colombia? Green! Where is the greeniest grass in the world? In Colombia! Andies´ landscape in Colombia is amazingly shaped and rugged. This becomes noticable within first hours on bus from the Ecuadorian border.  There ... Read more >

Gallery: Ecuador

PERU | Friday, 5 Sep 2008 | Photo Gallery

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ECUADOR | Friday, 29 Aug 2008 | Views [1542] | Comments [1]

Back to Lima and this time we spend a couple of days in Miraflores. Unlike the rest of Lima this suburb is very nice, modern and relatively safe. Neighbouring Barranco is known for Friday and Saturday live music and DJ´s and we stroll from club to club ... Read more >

Amazon - Iquitos

PERU | Saturday, 23 Aug 2008 | Views [1065]

After half a day stop in Mexico City we arrive to Lima almost two hours late around 1am. Guys from hostel luckily picked us up so we did not have to walk Lima streets at night. Next morning another late daparture for Iquitos makes us to realize that ... Read more >