Category Archives: South America 2003

South America: Amazon, Pantanal, Chapada dos Guimaraes

South America:Amazon, Pantanal, Chapada dos Guimaraes Hi to everyone, A quick update on where we are and where we are going. Sitting at the Tropical Hotel in Manaus — no we did not stay here but are meeting our boat … Continue reading

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South America: Atacama Desert & Misc.

South America 11.7.04 Atacama Desert & Misc. Writing from San Pedro de Atacama, Argentina. Nice, warm and dry. Dry is the understatement. San Pedro has never had any recorded rain fall. The rainy season in this desert area is Jan. … Continue reading

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South America: Patagonia & Modes of Transportation

South America: Patagonia & Modes of Transportation We are in our second night in Ushuaia, Argentina — the end of the world. As with all of Patagonia the scenery is wonderful. Even the airport is great. The plane approaches from … Continue reading

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South America: Buenos Aires & Iguazu Falls

South America: Buenos Aires & Iguazu Falls If you are planning a vacation to somewhere outside the U.S.A., investigate Argentina. A wonderful county and very inexpensive. Of course, my thoughts are slightly skewed because we just spent 10 weeks in … Continue reading

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South America: Excape From Puno & Machu Picchu

South America: Escape from Puno & Machu Picchu One of our readers, read their first chapter of our travels a week ago. They sent back an email saying that they read it after attending a wedding and having several or … Continue reading

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South America: 9.27.03 Colca Lodge & Puno, Peru

South America 9.27.03 Colca Lodge & Puno, Peru For the last week we have heard rumors that there is trouble in Bolivia. First I heard from a travel agency in Arequepa that our plan to take a bus from Puno, … Continue reading

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South America: Plane flight out of Manu

Most of the last 2 and half weeks have been spent where there is no computer much less an internet. Last night we set the alarm for 5:15 am and just as luck would have it, it went off at … Continue reading

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South America: Manu Cloud Forest

It is Sunday and a day of rest for us. There does not seem to be enough time to write about everything we do or see. And I am sure you all are happy that I do not have the … Continue reading

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South America: Cuenca, Ecuador and Dinner

South America: Cuenca, Ecuador & Dinner Hola amigos y familia, Thursday evenings appear to be our “night out”. Last night we took our two professores: Luis and Christabol out to dinner. They chose the resturant and did the ordering. The … Continue reading

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South America: Cuenca Fireworks & Parque Cajas

Hola todas mis amigos, > >Last Friday evening after a pleasant dinner in a nice restaurant we >decided to walk home. During the evening we had heard fireworks and >saw several fireworks in the sky. But as we approached the … Continue reading

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