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Help Peru

A few days ago, Peru was hardly affected by the floods and mudslides provoked by the heavy raining. The consequences have been catastrophic: 89 lives have been taken, 72,000 people have been directly impacted and more than 500,000 affected. 141 more words


Flights and Games

Here is how impressive flying alongside the Andes is:  I didn’t fall asleep on the plane.

I had a great week at Hacienda Los Andes… 162 more words

Short Hop From Buenos Aires: 2 Days in Salta Province

The Whistletrip:  Itinerary
  • Day 1:  Salta
  • Day 2:  Cachi
Why Go

As an empanada fanatic, I just had to squeeze Salta into a trip to Argentina – admittedly having already visited  731 more words


My next adventure!

“The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams” said 21st century philosopher Oprah Winfrey.

And going up mountains has always been my biggest dream. 238 more words


Ride on the borderline III


The evening before had chilled me to my bones and to go deeper into the Delta just didn’t feel right for the moment. So again, I got myself on a bus and hours later, the sight of the Sierra de Cordoba would mark the beginning of the next chapter of my journey. 600 more words


Heading up to the Altiplano

I am sitting here drinking my tea and getting ready to depart on our bus.

We are finally getting ready to head up to the altiplano.   83 more words


A Day of Rest

Among the many pearls of wisdom – and there are many – one can find in Christianity’s Holy Book, the idea that a periodic day of rest is important, even if you’re omnipotent, is right up there with Do Unto Others.  141 more words