Getting into the Time Zone September 6th 2007
We’re finally on our way! Flew out of Sydney late morning on Tuesday and arrived just two hours later in Santiago thanks to the 14 hour time change. Nothing eventful to report on the flight across, apart from a couple of B-class movies, but were most pissed off on arrival to be first through immigration, but last to receive our bags (along with both the first-class passengers!) some 40 minutes ... read more
South America » Chile » Santiago Region » Santiago 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
Joan and Neil have posted blogs below on the following trips:
1. South America for 3 months, from Sept07 through to Nov07, visiting each of Ecuador (including the Galapagos Islands), Peru, Bolivia, Uruguay, Chile and Argentina.
2. Far north Thailand in Mar08 where Neil taught English at a Summer School for the SPF charity he was involved with. This also included a side trip for the weekend to Luang Prabang in Laos.
3. Russia (cruise from Moscow to St Petersburg), then visit to each of Croatia, Budapest & Vienna for a total of 4 weeks, starting in mid Sept08.
4. Neil did a similar SPF te... full info