South America 2008 – Blog Post Index

May 22nd   Budget busting in Buenos Aires   Argentina » Buenos Aires 

May 23rd   Water Water Everywhere   Argentina » Misiones » Iguazú National Park

May 24th   Border hopping   Argentina » Misiones » Puerto Iguazú

May 27th   The long haul to Mendoza   Argentina » Santa Fe » Rosario

May 28th   Mendoza   Argentina » Mendoza

May 29th   The Andes at last   Argentina » Mendoza » Uspallata

May 30th   Adios Argentina, Hola Chile   Argentina » Mendoza » Uspallata

June 1st   Vina del Mar & Valparaiso   Chile » Valparaíso Region » Viña del Mar

June 3rd   Copiapo   Chile » Atacama » Copiapó

June 9th   San Pedro – An oasis in the desert   Chile » Antofagasta Region » San Pedro de Atacama

June 10th   Desert dentists – not one for the squeamish   Chile » Antofagasta Region » San Pedro de Atacama

June 13th   Finally – Adios San Pedro!   Chile » Antofagasta Region » San Pedro de Atacama

June 16th   Bolivia! 4WD tour of High Andes & Salar de Uyuni   Bolivia » Potosí Department » Salar de Uyuni

June 21st   Uyuni & Tupiza – Isolated towns in South West Bolivia   Bolivia » Potosí Department » Tupiza

June 23rd   Oruro   Bolivia » Oruro

June 28th   Cochabamba   Bolivia » Cochabamba

June 29th   Walking in dinosaurs footprints – Torotoro National Park   Bolivia » Cochabamba

July 4th   La Paz – Shoe shine boys and traffic chaos   Bolivia » La Paz

July 6th   Bolivian Lake Titicaca – Copacabana & Isla del Sol   Bolivia » La Paz Department » Isla del Sol

July 7th   Hola Peru! Puno (and Sillustani)   Peru » Puno » Lake Titicaca

July 9th   Peruvian Lake Titicaca – Islas Flotantes, Amantani and Taquile   Peru » Puno » Lake Titicaca

July 14th   Civilisation & Condors – Arequipa & Colca Canyon   Peru » Arequipa

July 16th   Cuzco – The Halfway point 😦   Peru » Cusco

July 17th   Machu Picchu – One of the seven wonders of the world   Peru » Cusco » Machu Picchu

July 19th   Sacred Valley – Ollantaytambo & Pisac   Peru » Cusco » Sacred Valley

July 22nd   Lima   Peru » Lima 

July 25th   Huanchaco (Chan Chan & Trujillo)   Peru » La Libertad » Huanchaco

July 28th   Adios Peru   Peru » Piura 

July 30th   Hola Ecuador! Macara & Loja   Ecuador » South » Loja

August 1st   Cucena – Panama hat shopping   Ecuador » South » Cuenca

August 7th   In the jungle with the Shuar   Ecuador » South » Macas

August 10th   Hunting for humpbacks in Puerto Lopez   Ecuador » West » Puerto López

August 13th   Quito – Colonial Splendour   Ecuador » Quito

August 14th   Adios Ecuador – last stop Otavalo   Ecuador » North » Otavalo

August 17th   Hola Colombia! Pasto & Popayan   Colombia » Pasto

August 19th   Armenia & Ibague – hopping to Bogota   Colombia » Tolima » Ibagué

August 22nd   Beautiful Bogota   Colombia » Bogota

August 24th   Walking in the Colombian Countryside – Villa de Leyva   Colombia » Villa de Leyva

August 26th   Still in the Colombian Highlands – San Gil & Barichara   Colombia » San Gil

August 28th   Bucaramanga & Giron – last of the Colombian highlands   Colombia » Santander » Giron

August 30th   Hot in Cartagena   Colombia » Cartagena

September 1st   Taganga – now we’re in the Caribbean   Colombia » Taganga

September 3rd   Tayrona National Park – paradise in a hammock   Colombia » Santa Marta » Parque Nacional Tayrona

September 4th   Adios Colombia – what they say & what we found

September 4th   Crossing the border – Maicao, Colombia to Maracaibo, Venezuela   Venezuela » Zulian » Maracaibo

September 10th   Exploring the Venezuelan Andes   Venezuela » Andes

September 11th   Last stop – Caracas   Venezuela » Caracas

September 12th   116 days later…   South America 

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