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Living the South American Dream

Trip: South America

There are [11] stories from my trip: South America

Cusco, Peru

PERU | Sunday, 16 May 2010 | Views [631]

Cusco was our first stop in Peru. It was always going to be on the list of places to go in South America and it does not disappoint. This is one of those cities that the tourists pour in to and the tourism operators and hotel owners know this. We ... Read more >

Tags: ancient city of the incans., cusco

Potosi, Bolivia

BOLIVIA | Friday, 16 Apr 2010 | Views [603]

When I left for the trip to South America one of my friends was adamant that my plans would change and probably quite drastically as well. First of all there was the earthquake... enough said. Then there was the decision to leave Argentina and Uruguay ... Read more >

Tags: the seat of the world

Sucre, Bolivia

BOLIVIA | Saturday, 10 Apr 2010 | Views [1655] | Comments [1]

Sucre was once the official political, administrative and religious capital of Bolivia. After Simon Bolivar strolled through South America and freed latin america from the tyranny of Spanish rule most of the original centres of operation shifted accordingly.... Read more >

Tags: boliovia´s colonial heritage

Uyuni, Bolivia

BOLIVIA | Monday, 5 Apr 2010 | Views [525]

Im not sure how to report our experience at Uyuni. It was mixed to say the least and not the nicest introduction to Bolivia but we were afforded some great experiences. The main reason we came here was to see the massize salt lake, the largest in the ... Read more >

San Pedro de Atacama

CHILE | Sunday, 4 Apr 2010 | Views [381]

San Pedro was a stop on the trip' at the insistence of friends. It was something of a cultural and colonial heritage point of chile on the border of Bolivia with something of an indigenous presence in the area. It was our first real ecounter with the ... Read more >

Tags: bike riding the atacama desert


CHILE | Sunday, 4 Apr 2010 | Views [568]

Chañaral was an uexpected delight and ansolute highlight f our trip in Chile. Part of our travel plans was to catch buses at night to minimise our down time in hotels. However the trip direct to San Pedro from Viña was simply too long. Ww stopped in ... Read more >

Tags: exploring a seaside town


CHILE | Sunday, 4 Apr 2010 | Views [356]

Part of the trip to the Chilean coast and Viña del Mar included jumpng on the train to the neighbouring city of Valparaiso. Viña is modern but Valpo has absolutely exquisite tiny little streets with the hills kissing the ocean and quickly retreating ... Read more >

Tags: partying and relaxing in valparaiso

Viña del Mar

CHILE | Monday, 29 Mar 2010 | Views [430]

Caught the bus from Santiago to Viña del Mar, basically the Chilean equivalent of the Gold Coast in Australia. Lots of tall buildings, rich people, casinos, cafes, restaurants etc. Stayed in Hotel Hispana, nothing spectacular but the breakfasts were ... Read more >

Tags: tsunami!!!!


CHILE | Friday, 26 Mar 2010 | Views [339]

Not sure where I left off and am writing this two weeks late lol but will back track and write about each of our stays in order. Finally got to Santoago after three days in Buenos Aires. Aeroliñeas Argentinas put us up in The Savoy which was lovely. ... Read more >

Tags: city and urban life

Photos: The Savoy Buenos Aires

ARGENTINA | Sunday, 28 Feb 2010 | Photo Gallery

Our stay in Buenos Aires with compliments from Aerolineas Argentinas
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24 hours of torment.

ARGENTINA | Sunday, 28 Feb 2010 | Views [480]

Where to begin? The last 24 hours (well 36 or thereabouts) have been up and down and all around. I’m starting to think if the rest of the trip is going to be anything like this I will run out of time to record everything. First of all I arrived ... Read more >