Category South America

My Iconic Travel Moments – 2011 to 2019 (#3) Iguaçu/Iguazú Falls in Brazil/Argentina

Number 3 – Iguaçu/Iguazú Falls, Brazil & Argentina Iguazu Falls straddle a border between South America’s two largest nations and consists of the widest set of falls in the world. Having flown in from Buenos Aires to Puerto Iguazú, we stayed on the Argentinian side of the great divide, but were first to visit the […]

My Iconic Travel Moments – Part One, Up Until 2010

My number one travel experience is a very personal one, which involves a site that had almost mythical status during my childhood. You see, on June 8th 1957 my parents were married at St George’s Church, Tanglin, Singapore. I was brought up on tales of how they met in the army, got engaged on Christmas […]

Monday Morning Blues – Rio–Niterói Bridge In Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

The Rio–Niterói Bridge in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. At over 13 km long it’s the second longest in South America

Monday Morning Blues – Recoleta Cemetery in Buenos Aires, Argentina

The most famous grave in the cemetery is the site where Eva Peron is laid to rest. It is said that such was her popularity in the whole of South America that florists the length of the continent sold out of flowers during the mourning period. Recoleta Cemetery is an amazing collection of extravagant graves […]

Iguacu Falls. Brazil - The Devil's Throat

My Iconic Travel Moments – 2011 to 2019 (#3) Iguaçu/Iguazú Falls in Brazil/Argentina

Number 3 – Iguaçu/Iguazú Falls, Brazil & Argentina Iguazu Falls straddle a border between South America’s two largest nations and consists of the widest set of falls in the world. Having flown in from Buenos Aires to Puerto Iguazú, we stayed on the Argentinian side of the great divide, but were first to visit the […]

Cusco, Peru

Sunday Photo – Cusco in Peru

Cusco is the gateway to the Inca civilisation and the starting point for most who venture on the trek to Machu Picchu. You can acclimatise to the altitude there before your exertions as I did in 2001. It is a lovely city in its own right with plenty to keep your occupied for a few […]

A-Z April Challenge – U Is For Uros Islands Of Lake Titicaca In Peru

The floating islands of Lake Titicaca in Peru – the Uros Islands

Ipanema Beach, Rio

A-Z April Challenge – I is for Ipanema and Copacabana Beaches, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Ipanema Beach, Rio

Cusco, Peru

A-Z April Challenge – C For Cusco In Peru

Cusco In Peru

Friday Photo – Brazilian Fauna in Rio de Janeiro

This fine specimen was pictured at Jardim Botânico, Rio de Janeiro in November 2018.