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Trip: South America

There are [14] stories from my trip: South America


Gallery: Brazil

BRAZIL | Friday, 5 Oct 2007 | Photo Gallery

sun
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Gallery: Chile

CHILE | Friday, 5 Oct 2007 | Photo Gallery

Beautiful
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Brazil

BRAZIL | Monday, 1 Oct 2007 | Views [614]

Time for some sun.  We flew into Rio on the 19th of september.  I month later than expected.  All of a sudden its hot, I dont know any of the language and life moves to a very different beat.  This has been the biggest culture shock since flying into ... Read more >

Tags: party time


Chile

CHILE | Monday, 1 Oct 2007 | Views [416]

After our time in Torres del Paine, and a couple of sleepy days in Puerto Natales, we decided to take the Navimag ferry for 4 days up the coast of Chile to Puerto Montt (a nice alternative to about 50hrs on a bus).  The first day was magnificent, both ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures


Gallery: Patagonia

ARGENTINA | Friday, 7 Sep 2007 | Photo Gallery

Magnificent mountains
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Patagonia

ARGENTINA | Friday, 7 Sep 2007 | Views [1164] | Comments [2]

6/9/07 This area needs its own section because it covers 2 counties, Chile and Argentina, but also because it is a very unique area of the world.  We arrived at El Calafate after 30hrs on a bus (bleary eyed and rather scattered).  But woke to a prisine, ... Read more >

Tags: Mountains


Uruguay

URUGUAY | Monday, 30 Jul 2007 | Views [428]

Next was 3 nights in Uruguay, only an 1hr by ferry across the river.  One night was spent in Colonia de Sacramento (Uruguay´s Sorento) with a very crazy South African called Ludwig, aka Paige´s new husband based on the fact she has blue eyes.  Montevideo ... Read more >

Tags: Culture


Argentina

ARGENTINA | Monday, 30 Jul 2007 | Views [519]

Flying into Argentina on the 5th of July started a new leg to our trip.  Buenos Aires is a city of 13 mil people, very sophisticated and modern, a vast change from Peru and Bolivia. We hit the Milhouse hostel like every backpacker tells you too, but ... Read more >

Tags: Food & eating


Gallery: Argentina

ARGENTINA | Monday, 30 Jul 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Bolivia

BOLIVIA | Tuesday, 5 Jun 2007 | Views [957] | Comments [2]

Our travels have now taken us into Bolivia. A bizarre place of extreme beauty, harrowing poverty and impotent economy. Peru has about 50% unemployment so I sudder to think what it is hear. We started our time here with 2 nights on the Isle de ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road


Gallery: Bolivia

BOLIVIA | Monday, 28 May 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Machu Picchu

PERU | Monday, 21 May 2007 | Photo Gallery

Salkantay Trek
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Gallery: Peru

PERU | Monday, 21 May 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Peru

PERU | Monday, 14 May 2007 | Views [1330] | Comments [2]

Now time for some real travel. Did a red eye into Lima but Lan air was great, even better than quantas! Only spent 1 night in lima but had 2 full days, one looking around miraflores where we stayed at loki hostel, then one looking around central lima.... Read more >

Tags: Mountains