Category South America

Sunday Photos – Birds in Argentina, Uruguay & Brazil

In November last year we visited Buenos Aires,  Colonia del Sacramento, Iguazu Falls and Rio de Janeiro. We encountered many amazing sights and enjoyed some magnificent cultural experiences and along the way managed to view some amazing bird life too. I am not an accomplished wildlife photographer and I don’t have a clue half the […]

Friday Photo – Iguacu Falls, Argentina

Sunday Photo – Sugarloaf Mountain, Rio de Janeiro

It was only two months ago that we were in Rio. A definite highlight was taking the cablecar up Sugarloaf Mountain for superb views of Copacabana Beach, Christ the Redeemer and downtown Rio….. Christ the Redeemer from Sugarloaf Mountain, Rio

Wordless Wednesday – Young Pals, La Paz, Bolivia

Friday Photos – Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro

Christ the Redeemer Pretty everywhere you go in Rio the 30 metre giant statue sat on its 8 metre pedestal can be seen from one angle or another. The arms stretch an amazing 28 metres! Voted as one of the ‘New 7 Wonders of the World’, the 635 tonne monolith took nine years to build, […]

A Christmas Message on the Uros Islands, Lake Titicaca, Peru

A heart-warming tale in Peru… The Uros are no ordinary islands, but are man made out of reeds that float on Lake Titicaca near Puno in Peru. My story concerns a boy who I met there in late 2001. The young entrepreneur had drawn his own picture cards using paper and coloured crayons. Perhaps the […]

Casa Rosada, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Sunday Photo – Casa Rosada, Buenos Aires

Bird at Iguaza Falls, Argentina

Friday Photo – Bird Staring Competition at Iguazu Falls, Argentina

Wordless Wednesday – Maracanã Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Evita Portrait, Museo Evita

Don’t Cry For Me Argentina – Finding The Evita Legend in Buenos Aires

On The Evita Trail in Buenos Aires Eva Duarte de Perón (7 May 1919 – 26 July 1952) is to Argentina what Princess Diana was to the U.K., a beautiful and charismatic fighter for lost causes adored by the masses, but with some enemies in high places. Like England’s Rose, she died incredibly young aged […]