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Turning 30 South American Style With the dreaded 30th birthday looming, I ran away to South America to celebrate the landmark birthday in style.

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Huaraz

PERU | Sunday, 29 Jun 2008 | Views [1468]

We arrived in this lovely mountain town with great plans to trek across the national park and maybe even climb a mountain. We leave having done a half hour walk spending hours on a bus to get there. The problem was that it was just so hard to try ... Read more >

Tags: fauna, flora, glacier, huaraz, lake, mountain, national park, peru, south america, trek


El Calafate Perito Merino glacier

ARGENTINA | Sunday, 9 Mar 2008 | Views [2044]

For once, the hype is all true. The Perito Moreno Glacier is truly one of the most awesome things I have ever seen. The thing is massive, a huge great big wall of pure solid blue ice in the most spectacular setting, crashing down into a lake of turquoise ... Read more >

Tags: argentina, boat, camping, el calafate, ferry, glacier, lake, mountain, perito merino glacier, stream


Osorno

ARGENTINA | Friday, 8 Feb 2008 | Views [864]

After two months of being told just how beautiful the lake district of Chile is, we were happy to find that yes, it is really rather spectacular. All rolling verdant fields, rather like the British pastoral scene, then your eyes drift up to find a ... Read more >

Tags: camping, chile, fish, lake, lake district, osorno, patagnonia, puerto octay, the great outdoors, volcanoe


Chasing Che in Alta Gracia

ARGENTINA | Thursday, 24 Jan 2008 | Views [1163]

Alta Gracia, the child hood home of Che Guevara was a lovely surprise. After sleeping through our first day there in a super hot sweat box resembling the cooler from the Great Escape, we pitched the tent in a beautiful park called Federica Lorca, named ... Read more >

Tags: alta gracia, arentina, camping, che guevara, church, cordoba, jesuit estancia, lake, lorca park, unesco world heritage site


Feeling hot hot hot in La Falda

ARGENTINA | Thursday, 24 Jan 2008 | Views [806]

We took our cue from the rest of Buenos Aires that there really is no point staying in the city during the scorching summer months, so off we headed. The rest of the city seems to camp in a beach resort down south for the month, but one look at the ... Read more >

Tags: argentina, campfire, camping, cordoba, la falda, lake, mate, mountains



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