This is a record of a 6-week trip my wife and I made around South America during March and April 2018, with a brilliant itinerary tailored for us by Sunvil. Following are links to the pages describing the various places we went to and the amazing things we saw.
Santiago, Chile – cue queues
A Singular Experience in Puerto Natales
Torres del Paine – scenery by the bucketload
Tierra del Fuego – 1: Ventus Australis, Ainsworth Bay and the Tucker Islets
Tierra del Fuego – 2: Cowardice (or common sense?) strikes
Tierra del Fuego – 3: All hail Cape Horn. And sun. And rain. And WIND!
The (Glacier) Cherry on the Cake
In transit – 1: Ushuaia – El Calafate – Bariloche
In transit 2 – Bariloche to Puerto Varas
Easter Island – 1: mystery history
Easter Island 2 – The making of the moai
Easter Island 3: The rest of the moai, a volcanic crater and Birdman
Ecuador: half a day in Guayaquil
Half way through – and what have we learned?
Galapagos 1 (Sunday): Getting under way
Galapagos 2 (Monday): Booby Booby Do
Galapagos 3 (Tuesday): Nazca raising and shark fishing
Galapagos 4 (Wednesday): Rays your game before a Dolphin Shower
Galapagos 5 (Thursday): What they tortoise
Galapagos 6 (Friday) – Shark therapy
Galapagos 7 (Saturday) – Gad it’s hot! Must be the heat.
Quito marvellous day out
Lima – Bean there, done that
Intermezzo: From Lima to the Sacred Valley
Oy, Oy, Ollantaytambo – a day in the Sacred Valley
The Machu Picture Trail
Humming another intermezzo
Breathless in Cusco
Trains (well, train)….
…And Boats (well, Boat)…
…and Planes – Adios, South America