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Trip: South America

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Reality Check in Santa Cruz

BOLIVIA | Saturday, 17 Apr 2010 | Views [2055] | Comments [4]

"A journey is like marriage, the certain way to be wrong is to think you control it", said John Steinbeck...  I took a night bus from Sucre to Santa Cruz, 15 hours... Unfortunatley, buses in Bolivia are not as confortable as in Argentina (although ... Read more >


Inside the Mine of Potosí

BOLIVIA | Wednesday, 14 Apr 2010 | Views [714]

Potosí, above 3900 meters high, is the highest city in the world. There is usually no reason to build a city at that height, not just because of the cold, but mainly because of the reduced level of oxigen. You just don't wanna live there... However, ... Read more >


Photos: Uyuni, Potosí and Sucre

BOLIVIA | Wednesday, 14 Apr 2010 | Photo Gallery


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A story of Landscapes and Things

BOLIVIA | Friday, 9 Apr 2010 | Views [939]

I arrived to Bolivia taking the way of the middle of nowhere... that is, from Atacama, doing a 3 day trip in a Jeep. There was absolutely no civilization in the way, it was just wild and inhospitable... The landscapes were unbelievable... from the biggest ... Read more >


Photos: salt flats, lagoons, geysers...

BOLIVIA | Friday, 9 Apr 2010 | Photo Gallery

3 days Jeep excursion through natural wonders in Bolivia
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Riding across Atacama Desert

CHILE | Tuesday, 6 Apr 2010 | Views [945] | Comments [2]

In my first day in San Pedro de Atacama, I was overwhelmed by all the possible tours that I could do… but finally I decided to rent a bicycle… I could ride in the driest place on earth and reach some of the closest attractions. I made around 50 kilometers ... Read more >


Photos: San Pedro de Atacama

CHILE | Tuesday, 6 Apr 2010 | Photo Gallery


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Magical Purmamarca

ARGENTINA | Friday, 2 Apr 2010 | Views [406] | Comments [1]

Purmamarca is a small village in the province of Jujuy, north of Salta. Famous for its seven colors mountain, at Purmamarca, life goes on very quietly... I stayed one night at this little village, and I enjoyed it so much! How is it possible for a single ... Read more >


Photos: Purmamarca, Tilcara and Humahuaca

ARGENTINA | Friday, 2 Apr 2010 | Photo Gallery


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Salta and the broken concepts

ARGENTINA | Monday, 29 Mar 2010 | Views [980] | Comments [3]

When I first planned my trip, I wasn't sure to pass by Salta. I didn't even know of it... Later on, trying to draw my itinerary on a map, it seemed as a good stop between Iguazu and Atacama desert, so I thought I would pass by quickly. Once I arrived ... Read more >


Photos: Salta

ARGENTINA | Monday, 29 Mar 2010 | Photo Gallery


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getting wet at Iguazu Falls

ARGENTINA | Saturday, 27 Mar 2010 | Views [1927] | Comments [3]

At Iguazu Falls, it happened to be a rainy day... the rain was so strong that even the corridor of my hostel was flood!.. but I could not do much apart from going to see the Falls... so, I bought a raincoat, or rather... a rain plastic, and I went for ... Read more >


Photos: Iguazu Falls

ARGENTINA | Saturday, 27 Mar 2010 | Photo Gallery


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a story of Ups and Downs

ARGENTINA | Tuesday, 23 Mar 2010 | Views [686] | Comments [2]

"Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind", said Seneca... I hope he is right... because travelling alone is not easy business! One day I see great views, another day it's raining and I cannot do what I had planned... One day I ... Read more >


Photos: Buenos Aires

ARGENTINA | Tuesday, 23 Mar 2010 | Photo Gallery


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the pinguin life

ARGENTINA | Wednesday, 17 Mar 2010 | Views [931] | Comments [1]

The wind was cold, from the south, and very strong... That was the day I visited Punta Tombo, the biggest penguin colony in Southamerica. There, 1 million magellan penguins arrive from the ocean every year for the reproduction season. The males arrive ... Read more >

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Photos: Peninsula Valdes and Punta Tombo

ARGENTINA | Wednesday, 17 Mar 2010 | Photo Gallery


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Torres del Paine and Luis Diaz

CHILE | Saturday, 13 Mar 2010 | Views [1078] | Comments [3]

Torres del Paine is an amazing Natural Park... I did a full day hiking... beautiful! the pictures speak for themselves... One image is worth more than a thousand words... so, instead of writing about the Park, today I'll write about Luis Diaz. Luis ... Read more >


Photos: Torres del Paine

CHILE | Friday, 12 Mar 2010 | Photo Gallery


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the glacier thing

ARGENTINA | Thursday, 11 Mar 2010 | Views [998] | Comments [4]

I arrived at midday. El Calafate, a beautiful town, known to be the entry point to the national park "Los Glaciares", surrounded by desert, in front of a light blue lake. I rushed to take the afternoon bus to Perito Moreno, the most famous ... Read more >

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