Monthly Archives: April 2011

Bolivian Carnaval: A Running Diary

We begin our epic voyage into the depths of Bolivian Carnaval on a Wednesday night at 10 pm in Sucre: 10:00 pm: Show up to a bus stop on the other side of town after a representative from the tour … Continue reading

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Buses Amongst Stars and Friendly Reunions in Sucre, Bolivia

After our Salar de Uyuni tour finished, we had zero time to rest, catching an overnight bus to Sucre via Potosi, the highest city in the world. After getting accustomed to the somewhat “cushy” buses of Argentina and Chile, the … Continue reading

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Mini-Spanky Strikes Again! Antarctica & Chile Edition

Back by popular demand, Mini-Spanky is back with some photos of his latest adventures to Antarctica, Patagonia, Wineries, and Deserts!

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Geysers, Lagoons, and the Legendary Salar de Uyuni: onto Bolivia!

The only realistic border crossing into Bolivia from this part of Chile basically requires a three day Land Cruiser 4×4 tour through some of the most rugged and beautiful scenery in South America. After a few hours of early morning … Continue reading

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To the MOON (Valley)

Our 24 hour bus ride from Santiago to San Pedro de Atacama was about as much fun as it sounds: not very.  But we have gotten used to them at this point and knew that this would (hopefully) be the … Continue reading

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Chilean Hospitality Part II: Winery Tour Edition

During our stay with Ignacia we met a great guy named Mathias. We got along with him so well at her families cottage he invited us to stay with him and his parents while we were in Santiago. We were … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: Graffiti in Valparaiso, Chile

Our next stop took us to the whimsical and strange town of Valparaiso, Chile. The hilly town was a little rough around the edges, but the graffiti was undeniably gorgeous. It was like a colorful children’s book exploded on top … Continue reading

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