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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 [1469]

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


Death Road mountain bike trip to Coroica

BOLIVIA | Saturday, 7 Jun 2008 | Views [5325]

As the ultimate mountain bike widow there was no chance of sneaking out of La Paz without at least some experience of the death road, one of the most famous downhill mountain bike rides in the world. My options were to catch a bus down and wait for ... Read more >

Tags: bolivia, cliff, coroica, cycle, death road, la paz, latin america., mountain, mountain bike, south america


Lovely La Paz

BOLIVIA | Saturday, 17 May 2008 | Views [742]

Now safely in La Paz which is quite literally a breathtaking city. It is one of the most amazing places I have ever seen and quite unlike anywhere else on earth. It is 3800meters up in the mountains, set in a valley, ringed by the most impressive peaks ... Read more >

Tags: bars, bolivia, city, coca tea, la paz, llama, mountain, pubs, restaurants, witches market


El Calafate Perito Merino glacier

ARGENTINA | Sunday, 9 Mar 2008 | Views [2045]

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


Back in Argentina in Bariloche

ARGENTINA | Wednesday, 20 Feb 2008 | Views [729]

Steve and I accidentally climbed a mountain today. Only a little one at 2500 meters, but a mountain none the less. It all happened becuase the wee ramble we planned to do began with a ride up a ski lift charging a rather steep price of 40 pesos. So ... Read more >

Tags: argentina, bariloche, border, cerro catedral, chocolate, mountain, st bernard, swiss, the great outdoors, trekking



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