South America 2008

a trip by Marie & Emma
From: May 19th 2008
Until: September 17th 2008

Our 17 week trip travelling overland from Buenos Aires, Argentina to Caracas, Venezuela. Roughly following the Andes south to north through Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador and Colombia, with a little foray into the Amazon, a whale watching trip in the Pacific and a day trip into Paraguay.
Trip Length: 4 months
Blog Entries: 48
Photos: 1392
Words: 41856

Blog Entries

Date Blog Title Location
May 22nd 2008 Budget busting in Buenos Aires South America » Argentina » Buenos Aires » Buenos Aires
May 23rd 2008 Water Water Everywhere South America » Argentina » Misiones » Iguazú National Park
May 24th 2008 Border hopping South America » Argentina » Misiones » Puerto Iguazú
May 27th 2008 The long haul to Mendoza South America » Argentina » Santa Fe » Rosario
May 28th 2008 Mendoza South America » Argentina » Mendoza » Mendoza
May 29th 2008 The Andes at last South America » Argentina » Mendoza » Uspallata
May 30th 2008 Adios Argentina, Hola Chile South America » Argentina » Mendoza » Uspallata
June 1st 2008 Vina del Mar & Valparaiso South America » Chile » Valparaíso Region » Viña del Mar
June 3rd 2008 Copiapo South America » Chile » Atacama » Copiapó
June 9th 2008 San Pedro - An oasis in the dessert South America » Chile » Antofagasta Region » San Pedro de Atacama
June 10th 2008 Dessert dentists - not one for the squeamish South America » Chile » Antofagasta Region » San Pedro de Atacama
June 13th 2008 Finally - Adios San Pedro! South America » Chile » Antofagasta Region » San Pedro de Atacama
June 16th 2008 Bolivia! 4WD tour of High Andes & Salar de Uyuni South America » Bolivia » Potosí Department » Salar de Uyuni
June 21st 2008 Uyuni & Tupiza - Isolated towns in South West Bolivia South America » Bolivia » Potosí Department » Tupiza
June 23rd 2008 Oruro South America » Bolivia » Oruro Department » Oruro
June 28th 2008 Cochabamba South America » Bolivia » Cochabamba Department » Cochabamba
June 29th 2008 Walking in dinosaurs footprints - Torotoro National Park South America » Bolivia » Cochabamba Department » Cochabamba
July 4th 2008 La Paz - Shoe shine boys and traffic chaos South America » Bolivia » La Paz Department » La Paz
July 6th 2008 Bolivian Lake Titicaca - Copacabana & Isla del Sol South America » Bolivia » La Paz Department » Isla del Sol
July 7th 2008 Hola Peru! Puno (and Sillustani) South America » Peru » Puno » Lake Titicaca
July 9th 2008 Peruvian Lake Titicaca - Islas Flotantes, Amantani and Taquile South America » Peru » Puno » Lake Titicaca
July 14th 2008 Civilisation & Condors - Arequipa & Colca Canyon South America » Peru » Arequipa » Arequipa
July 16th 2008 Cuzco - The Halfway point :-( South America » Peru » Cusco » Cusco » Cusco
July 17th 2008 Machu Picchu - One of the seven wonders of the world South America » Peru » Cusco » Machu Picchu
July 19th 2008 Sacred Valley - Ollantaytambo & Pisac South America » Peru » Cusco » Sacred Valley
July 22nd 2008 Lima South America » Peru » Lima » Lima » Lima
July 25th 2008 Huanchaco (Chan Chan & Trujillo) South America » Peru » La Libertad » Huanchaco
July 28th 2008 Adios Peru South America » Peru » Piura » Piura
July 30th 2008 Hola Ecuador! Macara & Loja South America » Ecuador » South » Loja
August 1st 2008 Cucena - Panama hat shopping South America » Ecuador » South » Cuenca
August 7th 2008 In the jungle with the Shuar South America » Ecuador » South » Macas
August 10th 2008 Hunting for humpbacks in Puerto Lopez South America » Ecuador » West » Puerto López
August 13th 2008 Quito - Colonial Splendour South America » Ecuador » North » Quito
August 14th 2008 Adios Ecuador - last stop Otavalo South America » Ecuador » North » Otavalo
August 17th 2008 Hola Colombia! Pasto & Popayan South America » Colombia » Pasto
August 19th 2008 Armenia & Ibague - hopping to Bogota South America » Colombia » Tomlina » Ibagué
August 22nd 2008 Beautiful Bogota South America » Colombia » Bogota
August 24th 2008 Walking in the Colombian Countryside - Villa de Leyva South America » Colombia » Villa de Leyva
August 26th 2008 Still in the Colombian Highlands - San Gil & Barichara South America » Colombia » San Gil
August 28th 2008 Bucaramanga & Giron - last of the Colombian highlands South America » Colombia » Santander » Giron
August 30th 2008 Hot in Cartagena South America » Colombia » Cartagena
September 1st 2008 Taganga - now we're in the Caribbean South America » Colombia » Taganga
September 3rd 2008 Tayrona National Park - paradise in a hammock South America » Colombia » Santa Marta » Parque Nacional Tayrona
September 4th 2008 Adios Colombia - what they say & what we found South America » Colombia
September 4th 2008 Crossing the border - Maicao, Colombia to Maracaibo, Venezuela South America » Venezuela » Zulian » Maracaibo
September 10th 2008 Exploring the Venezuelan Andes South America » Venezuela » Andean
September 11th 2008 Last stop - Caracas South America » Venezuela » Capital » Caracas
September 12th 2008 116 days later... South America » Venezuela » Capital » Caracas
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