Maya’s Notebook by Chilean author Isabel Allende is a read that will pull at your emotions. Maya is a young woman who, after hitting rock bottom with drugs and prostitution in Las Vegas, is sent by her Chilean grandmother to stay with her friend, an elderly man on a small island off the coast of … Continue reading Maya’s Notebook
I highly recommend Turn Right at Machu Picchu by Mark Adams for anyone traveling to Machu Picchu and especially to those hiking the Inca Trail! The author recreates the original journey Bingham made to the ancient site in the early 1900s. Weaving the history of the exploration itself with that of the ancient Quechua people … Continue reading Turn Right at Machu Picchu
Tim and I noticed a few quirks about South American culture and so we decided to draw a picture summarizing our informal findings for each major segment or region we visit. As a disclaimer, we know these are generalizations and that every culture has nuances, and we certainly don’t mean for it to be taken … Continue reading If I Had to Describe South America in a Drawing…
Santiago, Chile! 1. The view of San Cristobal from our apartment. 2. Meeting up with Becky and Diane. 3. Street in Valparaiso. 4. Virgin Mary statue overlooking the city. 5. The quaint church at the top of San Cristobal. 6. “Earthquakes”. 7. Me and Becky in front of a painted graffiti art frame in Santiago
A few pics from Mendoza, Argentina! 1. Tim on his bike ride. 2. White water rafting! 3. The thermal spa where we spent our last day in Argentina
Itinerary: Days 1-5: Mendoza, Argentina, then bus to Santiago Days 6-13: Santiago, Chile Day 14: Fly to London! RTW Trip 2014: Peru→ Chile → Argentina → Antarctica → Argentina → Uruguay → ARGENTINA → CHILE→ England → Morocco → Spain → France → Belgium → Netherlands → Germany → Czech Republic → Austria → Hungary → … Continue reading Our Last Weeks in South America: Mendoza and Santiago
1. View of the falls from the upper circuit. 2. View of the falls from the lower circuit. 3. View from Devil’s Throat. 4. Beautiful waterfall!
1. Having fun on the see saw! 2. Greetings from the beach!
1. Out in BsAs for St. Patrick’s Day. 2. Recoleta cemetery. 3. Horseback ride at the estancia. 4. Gaucho tricks
Itinerary: Days 1-9: Buenos Aires, Argentina Days 10-11: Montevideo, Uruguay Days 12-18: Punta del Este, Uruguay Days 19-21: Iguazu Falls, Argentina RTW Trip 2014: Peru → Chile → Argentina → Antarctica → Argentina → Uruguay → Chile → England → Morocco → Spain → France → Belgium → Netherlands → Germany → Czech Republic → … Continue reading Buenos Aires, Uruguay and Iguazu Falls