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Uruguay – A Selection Of 21 Pictures

All streets are lined by gigantic plane trees. These function like an air-conditioning and provide so much shades that you can stroll around the city even in the afternoon, when the sun is burning down! Old Colonial City of Colonia, Uruguay

All streets are lined by gigantic plane trees. These function like an air-conditioning and provide so much shades that you can stroll around the city even in the afternoon, when the sun is burning down! Old Colonial City of Colonia, Uruguay

We spent only a few days in Uruguay, coming for a long week-end from Buenos Aires, Argentina. We truly enjoyed the small Colonial city of Colonia, and where taken by surprise by Montevideo, who left us with mixed feelings… Continue Reading →

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Chile – A Selection of 33 Pictures

Trekking the "W" in Torres del Paine, Patagonia, Chile - Sunset over Los Cuernos del Paine - Chile, Puerto Natales, Nationalpark Torres del Paine - Sonnenuntergang über Los Cuernos del Paine

Trekking the “W” in Torres del Paine, Patagonia, Chile – Sunset over Los Cuernos del Paine – Chile, Puerto Natales, Nationalpark Torres del Paine – Sonnenuntergang über Los Cuernos del Paine

We only covered the southern half of Chile: we started in Puerto Varas, then took the Navimag Cruise from Puerto Montt to Puerto Natales, where we went Trekking the “W” in the Parque Nacional Torres del Paine, and finally headed to Punta Arenas before moving to Ushuaia and Argentina on the Tierra del Fuego. Continue Reading →

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Peru – A Selection Of 41 Pictures

One of the most famous views in the world - Machu Picchu, with Wayna Picchu in the background, Cusco, Peru

One of the most famous views in the world – Machu Picchu, with Wayna Picchu in the background, Cusco, Peru

We spent one month in Peru in September & October 2007 and discovered the famous highlights of the south of this country: Nazca (Nazca Lines & Cauchilla Cemetery), Arequipa, the Colca Canyon & Cruz del Condor, Cuzco, the Sacred Valley (Pisac, Urubamba, Ollantaytambo, Saqsaywaman) & of course Machu Picchu, Puno & Lake Titicaca (Sillustani, Uros Floating Islands, & the Javari Project). Continue Reading →

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