Monthly Archives: December 2009

brazil

i´ve arrived in brazil; these portuguese keyboards are giving me grief. theres no wifi here so i cant upload pics till the next place I get to. lots of  pics from the falls, lots and lots of video. i thought … Continue reading

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buenos aires, rosario, iguazu

argentina is a lot like texas in late spring. flat, hot and sunny with plenty of humidity and rain. it seems to rain in the morning or a couple hours after dark. no real pics to share since the countryside … Continue reading

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machu picchu

long, busy 24 hours. woke up around noon sunday, couldn’t get a direct ticket form cusco to aguas calientes (machu picchu “base camp”) so i got a round trip ticket form ollanta to aguas calientes, walked on down to the … Continue reading

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peru travel

So I guess the last time I updated, I had posted some pics of my first day in Cusco. The next day I did a walking tour of the city and the surrounding countryside. I ended up walking up the … Continue reading

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bogota-lima-cusco

Thanks for the comment uncle Mark! In response here’s some cherry-picked photos from the last few days. Made the trip north to Zipaquira, colombia, about 40km (75km=50miles +/-) north of Bogota to see the Zipaquira Salt Cathedral. They converted an … Continue reading

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exploring “off the map”

the map in my guidebook has a bunch of really cool stuff near the bottom of the map, so I went to go see it on foot. after seeing everything to see in that area (actually I missed three cool … Continue reading

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picture dump

Hooray pictures. My here connection is spotty (you have to be REALLY close to it for a strong signal) and I’m eager to get out and see some f the night life here in roaring Bogota. All three of these … Continue reading

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Trip Starts

Got out of town around 3:20 and managed to find D terminal at DFW a little after 4. Said goodbye to Mom and was greeted by what looks like a giant whale wishbone inside DFW’s new “D” $1.4 billion terminal. … Continue reading

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More trip prep

Bought my ticket Sunday. Final itinerary is Dallas->Bogota->Lima->Cusco->Buenos Aires->Dallas, with a land trip to Ignazo Falls, into Brazil, busing to Rio, Sao Palo, and south to the Uruguay coast, finally to Montevideo before back to Buenos Aires. If I have time I … Continue reading

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