Saving the best for last: Iguassu to Easter island March 26th 2011 I left Iguassu and the jungle sounds of the lodge after one night for the dry plains of Mendoza province. A delayed taxi driver who had the gumption to ask an extra 20 pesos to stop at an ATM en route completed my time in the tropical tourist capital, which was overshadowed by a kind gesture from a fellow passenger on the Aerolineas flight that got me to the bus station for free. With under an hou ... read more
South America » Chile » Easter Island Prior to the coming of the Spanish in the 16th century, northern Chile was under Inca rule while Araucanian Indians inhabited central and southern Chile; the latter were not completely subjugated until the early 1880s. Although Chile declared its ind... ... read more
Fast approaching, after 7 years into this blog,is the next trip coming up,
combining work and play.
Heading to Jordan for 9 days first up for an 'active' tour of the country, taking in the south and dead sea region, and north, military activity permitting.
I will then be transferring to Dubai on 26 October for 6 days of intensive education at the World Low back and Pelvic pain congress, to rub shoulders with some experts, enchant a rich Emirati at the gold market, and get as high as I can in one building.
I hit Japan on November 1st for one week thereafter, likely acting as languag... full info