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South America 2015

Home Soil and Sydney

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 29 Sep 2015 | Views [169]

Home soil and Sydney   On this trip we've encountered many flights from long haul and luxury to to 4 seaters and spew bags. The prospect of 14 hours to Sydney was never appealing, throw in a broken screen for Jorje and broken audio for Juanita ... Read more >


Photos: Sydney

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 23 Sep 2015 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Chile - Portillo

CHILE | Sunday, 20 Sep 2015 | Photo Gallery


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The Penultimate Place Portillo

CHILE | Saturday, 19 Sep 2015 | Views [258]

The Penultimate Place Portillo   The second last stop on our journey was the Chilean ski resort of Portillo, high in the Andean mountains close to the border with Argentina. We had 5 days booked in the most budget all inclusive package holiday ... Read more >


Photos: Chile - Santiago

CHILE | Friday, 18 Sep 2015 | Photo Gallery


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Santiago Sloths

CHILE | Sunday, 13 Sep 2015 | Views [888]

Santiago Sloths   The original plan in Chile was to head straight up the Andes and do a weeks skiing, However the associated costs and it being fully booked had conspired against us. We did manage to find a budget option but not until the ... Read more >


Photos: Brazil - Rio

BRAZIL | Tuesday, 8 Sep 2015 | Photo Gallery


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Rio Rapido

BRAZIL | Tuesday, 8 Sep 2015 | Views [154]

Rio Rapido   The whirlwind continued as we landed in Rio in the late afternoon. We fought through several different taxi companies trying to rip us off blatantly until one driver pointed to the 'common' taxi rank with disgust. 16 Reals to ... Read more >


Photos: Iguazu Falls - Argentina

ARGENTINA | Sunday, 6 Sep 2015 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Iguazu Falls - Brazil

BRAZIL | Saturday, 5 Sep 2015 | Photo Gallery


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Falling for you .... Iguazu

BRAZIL | Friday, 4 Sep 2015 | Views [200]

Falling for you .... Iguazu   There must be a song lyric in that somewhere !   The journey to Iguazu was filled with tension, relief, hope, nervousness. It had been 10 days in Lima since we last visited the Iguazu airport and ... Read more >


What are we going to do tonight Brain ? Same thing we do every night Pinky...

PERU | Sunday, 30 Aug 2015 | Views [222]

What are we going to do tonight Brain ? Same thing we do every night Pinky...   There's a few things to note about being stuck in Lima again. The first is that we had both been struck down with near fatal manflu and woo-man flu respectively, ... Read more >


Change of Plans, Big Change of Plans

PERU | Friday, 28 Aug 2015 | Views [366]

Change of Plans, Big Change of Plans   The plan from Arequipa was to head up to Puno, travel across Lake Titicaca to La Paz in Bolivia, where we would cycle the 'death road' and do a tour of the famous salt lakes in Uyni. Sadly we hadn't ... Read more >


Photos: Peru - Arequipa

PERU | Friday, 21 Aug 2015 | Photo Gallery


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You're-a-keeper Arequipa

PERU | Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015 | Views [323]

You're-a-keeper Arequipa   Another early morning flight and we landed around 9am, straight to our hostel which thankfully had our room ready. Our host was lovely and gave us all the info we needed to get out on the town and see what ... Read more >


Photos: Peru - The Inka Trail to Machu Picchu

PERU | Monday, 17 Aug 2015 | Photo Gallery


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The Inka Trail to Machu Picchu

PERU | Monday, 17 Aug 2015 | Views [2076]

The Inka Trail to Machu Picchu   Day 1 (16km)   A 3am  alarm is never welcome but there was an a feeling of anticipation in the air, maybe even nervousness about the conditions ahead but we were up and about, unlike the ... Read more >


Photos: Peru - Cusco

PERU | Thursday, 13 Aug 2015 | Photo Gallery


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Getting high in Cusco

PERU | Thursday, 13 Aug 2015 | Views [279] | Comments [1]

Getting high in Cusco   We arrived in Cusco early morning and checked into our hostel. The air was thin, really thin, 3400m above sea level is quite high, our second story room meant stairs, and stairs were the first sign we were struggling.... Read more >


Photos: Peru - Lima

PERU | Sunday, 9 Aug 2015 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Peru - Nasca

PERU | Sunday, 9 Aug 2015 | Photo Gallery


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The Nasca Lines and Wines

PERU | Saturday, 8 Aug 2015 | Views [263]

The Nasca Lines and Wines   After a couple of days chilling in Lima we headed to Nasca to fly over the famous carvings in the rocks and sand. We organised a tour, a bus that took us to Nasca, put us up in a hotel over night, sorted the transfers ... Read more >


Photos: Peru - Iquitos / Amazon

PERU | Friday, 7 Aug 2015 | Photo Gallery


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Welcome to the Jungle

PERU | Friday, 7 Aug 2015 | Views [316]

Welcome to the Jungle   We arrived in Iquitos early in the morning after getting 3 hours sleep in Lima. The cabbie was giving us the standard spiel about our hotel being no good and he knew a better one and blah blah, the usual scam. He ... Read more >


Photos: Ecuador - Quito

ECUADOR | Friday, 31 Jul 2015 | Photo Gallery


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