Tag Archives: South America
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Those nice people from WordPress have just informed that my first post was published four years ago. That first post told the tale of my 1995 visit to the Chinese city of Guangzhou by boat from Hong Kong. 710 posts later I am still enthused and planning much more. Here are a selection of photos […]
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 […]
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 […]