Tag Archives: South America

The Rio-Niterói Bridge, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Monday Morning Blues – Rio-Niterói Bridge, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Every Monday morning I and a few of my Twitter pals post a photograph featuring the colour blue aimed at diverting our attention from the start of week blues and making us think a little of exciting places to visit. This week’s picture was taken in November 2018 from the top of Sugarloaf Mountain in […]

Orquestra Voadora, Rio Carnival Practice

Rio de Janeiro Carnival – Band Practice

When in Rio in November 2018, we ventured down to the waterfront of Guanabara Bay near to Santos Dumont Airport, the main domestic hub for the Brazilian city, where we had landed from Iguazu and had witnessed planes taking off and landing whilst we were up Sugarloaf Mountain. As we walked along the water’s edge, […]

Monday Morning Blues – Iguazú National Park, Brazil

This week’s picture to help us beat the Monday morning blues comes from a trip I made exactly one year ago to the amazing waterfalls of Iguazú. I am not sure what type of bird it is – any suggestions? Join the Monday morning blues tribe over on Twitter @wilburstravels

Sunday Photos – Brazil

A year ago today we arrived in amazing Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. We had arrived after an enthralling visit to Iguazú Falls. In honour of the brilliant November 2019 visit, I am posting some shots of the iconic city and the amazing waterfalls. Christ the Redeemer, Rio

Friday Photos – Iguazú Falls, Brazil

One year ago today Mrs Wilbur and I visited the Iguazú Falls in Brazil. The highlight is known as the Devil’s Throat, a vast cascade of turbulent water. I vividly remember getting as close as possible and ending up soaked to the skin from the spray. Exhilarating! The Devil’s Throat, Iguazu Falls, Brazil

Friday Photo – Puno to Cusco Train, Peru

18 years ago I visited Peru in one of the most memorable trips of my life. Visiting World Travel Market in London this week gave me a timely reminder of my fabulous 3-week journey. Highlights included Arequipa, Cusco, Nazca and of course the trek to Machu Picchu. The train trip from the shores of Lake […]

Colon Theatre, Buenos Aires, Argentina

My Top Ten Big Cities Outside Europe # 5 – Buenos Aires, Argentina

When I say big cities, I am meaning 1 million plus inhabitants. This counts out some beautiful smaller metropolises such as Cape Town, Cusco, Luang Prabang, Santiago de Cuba, Jerusalem, Luxor and Samarkand. Number Five – Buenos Aires, Argentina (population 2.9 million) This is one of my most recent trips to a big city, undertaken […]

Wordless Wednesday – Casa Rosada, Buenos Aires

Friday Photo – Iguazu Falls, Argentina

Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro

Photos close-up in the mist and from the Botanical Gardens, November 2018.