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Land Above the Air: Plants of the Bolivian Andes

with Dave Janas

Monday, March 19, 2018 – 7:00pm

Dave is a professional horticulturist who currently works at the Missouri Botanical Garden and has lived in Costa Rica, Hawaii, and the Virgin Islands growing plants for commercial, scientific, and personal interests. 42 more words


Satellite Image of the Week #8

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week was taken over South America this morning.  This image can sum up quite a bit of South America’s weather.  78 more words


I fell in love with a city in 4 days. (Cusco: day 32 - 34)

I’m actually writing this on the 24th of February. To be honest with you, I haven’t blogged this until now because A: while I was in Cusco, I was having way too much fun and way too little free time to sit down and write (I did journal, though!) and  882 more words

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Counting Down to South America

In a few days’ time we will be on our way to Buenos Aires for our trip around South America.   This is our itinerary – we will be boarding the… 91 more words


Valle De Las Rocas Bolivia Rock Climbing

In the late winter of 2013, two Canadians, Gord Konkin and Gerry Chow, and one American, Conrad Piper-Ruth traveled to the remote and relatively untouched 14,000 foot climbing mecca of Valle De Las Rocas in Southern Bolivia. 61 more words


Machu Picchu

The first thing we did when we got to Cusco was book our trip to Machu Picchu. We booked a two day trip through our hostel, which included all transportation, hostel stay, entrance ticket and guide. 472 more words

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