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Crossing the Andes ... to the Brazilian beaches Nine months through Ecuador, Peru, Chile, bolivia, Argentina and Brazil

Brazil (the second time)

BRAZIL | Monday, 23 Jul 2007 | Views [1763]

And so I´m back in Brazil. The obvious place to round up the trip, with thousands of miles of beaches, good food, great parties ... you see I´ve been feeling lately I needed a holiday. We´re travelling along the coast, South to North, just ... Read more >

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Gallery: Brazil (again)

BRAZIL | Wednesday, 18 Jul 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Argentina

ARGENTINA | Friday, 18 May 2007 | Photo Gallery

Patagonia and north
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Argentina

ARGENTINA | Sunday, 29 Apr 2007 | Views [1243]

Buenos Aires Well, it´s true what they say about Buenos Aires.  It definately has a European feel to it.  Only on a grander scale than I´d imagined, with huge highways cutting across the city and tall buildings looming over the pedestrians ... Read more >

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Gallery: Brazil

BRAZIL | Monday, 12 Mar 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Brazil

BRAZIL | Monday, 12 Mar 2007 | Views [1145]

Pantanal We arrive in Brazil with the tired eyes of soldiers returning from war.   Our transit stop in Corumba gives us time to scrub the thick layers of Bolivia off our skin and reintroduce our bodies to vitamins and minerals before continuing ... Read more >

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Bolivia

PERU | Wednesday, 7 Feb 2007 | Views [1474]

Salar de Uyuni tour The only ATM in town eventually co-operates so I´m able to liquidate myself and book onto a 3 day border crossing tour.  In fact within an hour we´ve left behind the Chilean fruit bandits and are driving across barren no-man´s ... Read more >

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Gallery: Bolivia

BOLIVIA | Wednesday, 7 Feb 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Chile

PERU | Thursday, 18 Jan 2007 | Views [826] | Comments [1]

Arica *Flies - only carnivores allowed* After a 19-hour bus journey from Lima, with commentary from a fast-talking Peruvian Japanese car importer, I arrive in Tacna.  I`m subject to close inspection before I cross into Chile, with bag scanners ... Read more >

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Gallery: Chile

CHILE | Sunday, 14 Jan 2007 | Photo Gallery

A quick dip
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Peru

PERU | Saturday, 13 Jan 2007 | Views [1431]

Mancora *1st stop the beach* The border crossing is pretty straightforward. I sleep through most of it, arousing to a semi-conscious state to get my exit stamp in Ecuador and entry stamp from the Peruvian official who offers to be my boyfriend.... Read more >

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Gallery: Ecuador and the Galapagos

ECUADOR | Sunday, 17 Dec 2006 | Photo Gallery

From the cloud forests in the north through to the edge of Peru
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Galapagos

ECUADOR | Sunday, 17 Dec 2006 | Views [817]

Isla San Cristobal We´re greeted on arrival by a pair of sealions at the little harbour and I'm lucky to get the unique opportunity to catch them on camera.  By the end of the day I´ve seen more of them than pigeons in London. The afternoon is spent ... Read more >

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Ecuador

ECUADOR | Sunday, 17 Dec 2006 | Views [1265]

Quito - Old Town *starting out in the Capital* Rain.  Lots of rain.  There´s about 4 hours of clear sky in the morning.  On good days.  I take my Spanish classes in the afternoon and wake early to see some sun and leave the hostel ... I visit ... Read more >

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Gallery: Peru

PERU | Friday, 13 Jan 2006 | Photo Gallery

The land of the Incas
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