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Posts Tagged "South America"

Santiago de Chile: one helluva stop-over

After such an amazing month in Colombia our plan of stopping over in Santiago was more about breaking up the long haul flights home to Australia than really getting time to explore anywhere new. Within a couple of hours in the capital we could tell that we had totally misjudged the appeal of the city. With a looming mountain vista, a […]


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The many faces of Lake Titicaca

Five years ago I took a couple of months out to do a whirlwind trip to South America. Mainly I had dreamed of seeing the animals on Galapagos Islands and hiking in the high altitude mountains of the Andes. This is the final stop in the retelling of that journey. Kris After the buzz of hiking the Inca Trail our […]


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Hiking the trail to Mach Picchu

A continuation from the previous blog entry: Walking on the trail of the Inca Day Three: The sun really came out today as we set off early to do another 20km of hiking; over a high pass and back down through jungle. We passed by Inca ruins soaking in the spirituality of their old religion. Because we […]


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Walking on the trail of the Inca

Five years ago I took a couple of months out to do a whirlwind trip to South America. Mainly I had dreamed of seeing the animals on Galapagos Islands and hiking in the high altitude mountains of the Andes. This is the continuation and retelling of that journey. Kris The past days spent hiking the Inca Trail have been like […]


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Photo dump: Wandering the ancient Inca streets of Cuzco

Chances are if you’re planning on a trip to Peru you’ll need to stop in Cuzco. It’s an amazing ancient city, heaving with tourists, Inca history, Peruvians dressed up in traditional clothes smiling for money, decorated llamas and ready hands willing to relieve you of your wallet. Cuzco is also the beginning or end of […]


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La vida de montaña

Five years ago I took a couple of months out to do a whirlwind trip to South America. Mainly I had dreamed of seeing the animals on Galapagos Islands and hiking in the high altitude mountains of the Andes. This is the continuation and retelling of that journey. Kris For the past few days Peru has delivered my dream experience […]


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Peruvian desert antics

Five years ago I took a couple of months out to do a whirlwind trip to South America. Mainly I had dreamed of seeing the animals on Galapagos Islands and hiking in the high altitude mountains of the Andes. This is the continuation and retelling of that journey. Kris It´s official – Peruvians are absolutely crazy drivers. This opinion covers […]


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A taste of Northern Peru

Five years ago I took a couple of months out to do a whirlwind trip to South America. Mainly I had dreamed of seeing the animals on Galapagos Islands and hiking in the high altitude mountains of the Andes. This is the continuation and retelling of that journey. Kris The landscape moving South in to Peru is of vast ocean […]


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Getting a feel for the Amazon

Five years ago I took a couple of months out to do a whirlwind trip to South America. Mainly I had dreamed of seeing the animals on Galapagos Islands and hiking in the high altitude mountains of the Andes. This is the continuation and retelling of that journey. Kris Leaving the city hustle of Quito behind with my new group, […]


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Climbing Ecuador’s Pinchincha Volcano

Five years ago I took a couple of months out to do a whirlwind trip to South America. Mainly I had dreamed of seeing the animals on Galapagos Islands and hiking in the high altitude mountains of the Andes. This is the continuation and retelling of that journey. Kris After an amazing week on a […]


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