Water, Butterflies and Birds March 9th 2007 Today is my penultimate day in Brazil. I'm crossing the border into Argentina tomorrow (apparently on a Saturday it can take up to three hours to clear customs). Hopefully if all goes well then I'll be flying from Puerto Iguazu to Buenos Aires. It will be my second time in Argentina, as I did venture over to Argentina on Thursday for the day to visit the Argentinian Iguazu falls. Trying to remembe ... read more
South America » Brazil » Paraná Following three centuries under the rule of Portugal, Brazil became an independent nation in 1822. By far the largest and most populous country in South America, Brazil overcame more than half a century of military intervention in the governance of t... ... read more
In 2007 I wrote this blog to cover my trip to South America, where I mainly visited Argentina, Chile and Brazil (plus Uruguay and Easter Island).
Now I find that I'm going on another long trip, this time 10 weeks in South Africa, although this time its not purely a holiday, it is for work. So I'm thinking I should start blogging again. Since its a work trip I am not sure how much travel I'll actually do and what I'll end up writing about but here goes...
For those interested in the route of my South America trip its here:
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