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Salta Road Trip – Day Two

Posted by • January 30, 2012 • Argentina ,South America 3 Comments

Day Two – Chasing waterfalls and wine tasting in Cafayate An early start in Cafayate helped us feel energetic and motivated for our next adventure. We had heard about a hike to 3 famous waterfalls at the

Salta Road Trip – Day One

Posted by • January 29, 2012 • Argentina ,South America 5 Comments

Day One – From Salta to Cafayate A long 23 hour bus ride from Iguazu brought us to one of the most popular areas of northwestern Argentina: Salta. This colonial town surrounded by the Andes is more than 450 years

Iguazu Falls

Posted by • January 22, 2012 • Argentina ,South America 11 Comments

Recently we were lucky enough to visit one of the greatest natural wonders of the world: the Iguazu Falls! Shared by Brazil and Argentina, this set of waterfalls is a natural beauty almost impossible to imagine. We

Tres Fronteras

Posted by • January 21, 2012 • Argentina ,South America Add Comment

  This is a neat spot where three countries all meet: Argentina, Paraguay and Brazil. I’m taking the picture from Puerto Iguazu, Argentina, Paraguay is to the left and Brazil to the right. The rivers

A weekend in Uruguay

Posted by • January 20, 2012 • South America ,Uruguay 1 Comment

Uruguay was a spontaneous trip that we decided to do last-minute. Being so close to Buenos Aires, we couldn’t resist a visit for at least the weekend. There are different ways to get to

Chilling in Buenos Aires – part two

Posted by • January 14, 2012 • Argentina ,South America 2 Comments

Tonight is our last one in Buenos Aires. I took a stroll this evening around Palermo SOHO and as I walked back, looking at the people sitting outside the restaurants in the plaza, walking their

Chilling in Buenos Aires – part one

Posted by • January 4, 2012 • Argentina ,South America 6 Comments

It’s time to catch up! I know it has been a long time since our last post, but we have been living a somewhat normal life in Buenos Aires for the last 18 days.

Inka Trail to Machu Picchu

Posted by • December 18, 2011 • Peru ,South America 5 Comments

The Inka trail trek is not the easiest way to get to Machu Picchu, but it’s definitely the most rewarding. Our 45 km journey took four long days of hiking through the Andes and included many breath-taking and unforgettable moments. Day

Cusco

Posted by • December 18, 2011 • Peru ,South America 2 Comments

We spent a few days in Cusco before and after our Inca trail trek to Machu Picchu. I can’t say we got to really know it, but at least we got a little flavor

The Galapagos Islands

Posted by • December 6, 2011 • Favorites ,Galapagos ,South America 5 Comments

Galapagos: an isolated archipelago formed by volcanoes millions of years ago where only 3% of all the islands are inhabited by humans and animals are as curious about you as you are about them. We had the