Category South America

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 […]

Iguaçu/Iguazú Falls, Brazil & Argentina

World Waterfalls I have been to waterfalls before. The highest one in England called Canonteign Falls situated in South Devon, a very nice deep blue cascade in Laos, an impressive torrent in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco and a frozen downpour in the Arctic Circle in Norway. Iguazú is something else. The widest set of […]

Friday Photo – Argentinian Woodpecker

Professor Yaffle wearing his summer best whilst on holiday from Bagpuss world in Buenos Aires this month. Clearly he wears contact lenses when on his travels.

Sunday Photo – Iguaçú Falls, Brazil

Condors, Colca Canyon, Peru

Friday Photo – Condors, Colca Canyon, Peru

Cusco, Peru

Wordless Wednesday – Cusco, Peru

Dead Woman's Pass, Inca Trail, Peru

Friday Photo – Inca Trail, Peru

Machu Picchu, Peru

Wordless Wednesday, Machu Picchu, Peru

A-Z April Challenge – Uros Floating Islands, Peru

Back in 2001 Hamish and I were in Peru and as part of our tour of the country we visited Puno on the shores of Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world. I do not remember too much about Puno apart from it being blessed cold in September, the starting point for the […]

A-K April Challenge – Luna Valley, La Paz

Located about ten km outside the Bolivian capital is situated the strange natural phenomenon that is Valle de la Lune or Luna Valley. It isn’t actually a valley at all, but a maze of canyons and giant spires. The formations, composed mainly of clay and sandstone, were created by the persistent erosion of mountains by the area’s […]