Tag Archives: South America

Dead Woman's Pass, Inca Trail, Peru

Monday Morning Blues – On The Inca Trail in Peru

Flash back 19 years(!) and I was trekking to Machu Picchu. What a wonderful reward the tortuous climb up to Dead Woman’s Pass in the Andes provided.

Machu Picchu, Peru

Sunday Photos – The Inca Trail & Machu Picchu in Peru

I cannot quite believe that it was nineteen years ago that I visited wonderful Peru. The highlight of course was the Inca Trail trek to Machu Picchu – here are a few pictorial highlights.

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 […]

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

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

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

A-Z April Challenge – S Is For Sugarloaf Mountain In Rio De Janeiro

Sugarloaf Mountain, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil The current plight of the Brazilian people due to Covid is saddening but not surprising considering the flavellas and shanty towns that we witnessed in and around Rio. Whilst the privileged locals live within their gated complexes and tourists flock to the beaches, gardens & mountains, many millions live […]

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.

Iguacu Falls. Brazil - The Devil's Throat

My Iconic Travel Moments Part 3 – 2011 to 2019 (#3) Brazil/Argentina

Number 3 – Iguaçu/Iguazú Falls, Brazil & Argentina Iguazu Falls straddle a border between South America’s two largest nations and consist 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 […]