CRIPTS Tour of South America July 21st 2008 Greetings, this is the first post for the CRIPTS tour, so who are the CRIPTS? Clare, Ruth, Ian, Peter, Terry and Sheena, not a gang but a goup of friends (some would say mature) off to South America for 5 weeks. Clare and Ruth have done most of the planning - alright all of the planning and they gave me the job of setting up the blog so our family and friends can follow our travels.
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South America » Peru Ancient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, most notably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by the Spanish conquistadors in 1533. Peruvian independence was declared in 1821, and remaining Spanish forces defeated in 1... ... read more
Enthusiastic traveller setting up a blog to keep family and friends informed on the CRIP tour.
The latest entries are for our second visit to South America, this time having a look at Brazil.
We have travelled a bit - been to Australia of course - not all of it but bits, China twice together but me 6 or 7 times for work, A bit of the USA, South America as before, A bit of Africa highlights being the Gorillas. My wife and I plan to do the harder places now and save easy places for when we are old and wrinkled... full info