Tag Archives: South America
A-Z April Challenge – I is for Ipanema and Copacabana Beaches, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Ipanema Beach, Rio
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.
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 […]
Thursday Bird #21 – Hummingbird, Puerto Iguazu, Argentina
No bigger than a large butterfly, the hummingbird moves so fast that it is really difficult to capture. This specimen that I photographed in 2018 was the best shot I got in around fifty attempts!
Sunday Photo – Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro
I took this shot from the summit of Sugarloaf Mountain as the sun was setting.
Thursday Bird #12 – Unidentified, Iguazu Falls, Argentina
I photographed this bird in 2018. Anybody know what it is?
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 […]
Thursday Bird #7 – Plush Crested Jay, Iguazu Falls, Argentina
I spotted this bird during our 2018 trip to the amazing waterfalls. It seemed to be saying, “What are you looking at?”
Thursday Bird #6 – Fine Spotted Woodpecker
I noticed this bird on a patch of grass opposite the Colon Theatre in Buenos Aires. Despite the heavy traffic it seemed to be perfectly at home.