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Salt Flats, Bolivia - How long should you be there?

The Bolivian Salt Flats

If you haven’t heard of these Salt Flats or are yet to see photos, prepare to be amazed. You will be greeted by an endless horizon, a vast amount of space expanding for thousands of kilometres. 611 more words

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Kalpa Imperial by Angelica Gorodischer

I bought this book about ten years ago, both because I was intrigued by the premise, but also because it is translated from Spanish by one of my favourite authors — Ursula K. 613 more words

Book Review

Day 2 in Buenos Aires

Today we toured the city. One of the places we saw was called La Boca.  It was very colorful.  I especially liked the figures on display in the streets.


Part 3 of 3- Guyanese Celebration...45 Parties to Hit in a Row

Of course I can’t wrap up this piece of Mashramani celebration in Guyana,  and not share the story of the revelers with you, as they basically epitomizes the spirit of the celebration. 242 more words


From Argentine to Chilean

Here are just a few photos from our long trek from Argentina to Chile. Sorry these photos are not the best quality, but since my camera had died, my phone became the next best option. 34 more words


Part 2 of 3- Guyanese Celebration...45 Parties to Hit in a Row

..And I called it in my previous blog when I said this band was a boss in that parade, and naturally they came out on top and won in their category. 305 more words


Goodbyes and Bike Rides

I mentioned in my last post that moving on from Rio was such a hard thing for me to do. Any place you spend an extended time just becomes such a part of you that the idea of not being there is odd. 689 more words