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Category Archive: The Americas

Jan 30 2013

Things To Do In Bolivia

When I decided to travel around the world, Bolivia wasn’t on my ‘must-see’ list.  In fact, it wasn’t on my list at all.  That was until I spoke to a number of travellers who had either been there or were planning to go.  Having listened to what they had to say, I decided to find …

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Jan 23 2013

Did Pachamama Save Me On Death Road?

When I finally arrived in La Paz on my journey around Bolivia, I wasn’t sure if I really wanted to mountain bike down the infamous North Yungas Road, better known as ‘Death Road’ or ‘The World’s Most Dangerous Road’. In the end, my adventurous streak got the better of me and I decided to do …

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Jan 18 2013

Potato Paradise

potatoes, bolivia, food, staple, diet, south america

If you have read some of my previous blog posts, you will know that I have a propensity for the unusual and this Foto Friday is no exception.  I mean, why on earth would anyone photograph sacks of potatoes?  Well, there was a reason for taking this particular photograph.  Firstly, I had never seen so …

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Jan 16 2013

11 Things To Do In New York

When my 40th birthday was fast approaching, I was mulling over how to mark it.  In the end, it was simple.  I love to travel and, as the song goes, ‘my vagabond shoes (were) longing to stray’.  I had always wanted to go to New York so that’s where I decided to spend my birthday. …

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Dec 14 2012

Kingfisher In Colonia del Sacramento

It’s been a while since I posted a Foto Friday.  I’ve decided that it’s time to get back to it so here’s the FF for this week. I have been to Colonia del Sacramento a couple of times and I love it there.  It’s a bit like stepping back in time.  During one of my …

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Jun 15 2012

Shhh, The Little One’s Sleeping

Monumento Natural Los Pingüinos, Isla Magdalena, Chile   I just love this photo mainly because it’s cute but also because it’s a family of penguins relaxing at home in their natural habitat. I came across a few different types of penguins on my journey around the world but Isla Magdalena, a national nature reserve off …

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