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Salar de Uyuni. Часть 2

На утро, когда дрожащие, кутающиеся и заспанные мы позавтракали, нас повезли дальше, за пределы Салара. В этом туре вообще надо смириться с мыслью, что холодно будет все время, пока солнце не в зените, с элементарными удобствами напряженка, и выспаться нормально не получится.

South America

For Ecuadorian village, a struggle to adapt to changing climate

By Annika McGinnis, McClatchy Newspapers (July 18, 2012)

AYALOMA, ECUADOR — Frosts aren’t on time for the 960 people living in this tiny, remote village, hidden on a chilly, windswept mountain ridge in South America. 1,263 more words


A little short of breath in Cusco

I visited Cusco twice. At first I arrived overnight from Nazca. I took Oltursa and had a very comfy seat, declining 160° and wider than normal. 839 more words


De Cuzco al Cañon del Colca

De Cuzco tomamos un bus hacia el Sur. Nos quedamos una noche en Chivay para ir al Cañón del Colca y ver el vuelo de los cóndores. 75 more words


Blame it on the Altitude

This past week was dedicated to Field Based Training (FBT), which for us MAC (environmental program) folks meant heading up into the mountains to a city called Jauja in the department of Junin. 577 more words

Peace Corps

Getting lost in the Andean mountains of Peru

This is a piece I wrote earlier this year about the time I got lost in the Andean mountains on my way to Machu Pichu ;) Enjoy! 880 more words

My Art Adventures

From the Culinary Trail - An Appetite for Argentina Part 1

In Praise of Salta & Jujuy.

There’s something about Northwest Argentina that is hard to define. Vast. Mesmerizing. Remote. Diverse. Unforgettable. These, to me, are the best ways to describe the region, particularly around Salta and Jujuy.   789 more words