‘Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes Turn and face the strange Ch-ch-changes Don’t want to be a richer man Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes Turn and face the strange Ch-ch-changes There’s gonna have to be a different man Time may change me But I can’t trace time’ David Bowie – Changes The Time Is Gone, The Song Is Over (Pink Floyd) Two years of […]
After many months of talking about a plan to fly off to SE Asia, we are finally committed. Not to a mental institution like some of you probably think, but to the trip itself. With my hands sweating as I plugged in the final digits of the credit card number and my eyes double-, triple- […]
Guayaquil is a wonderfully eclectic port city full of old and new areas to explore. Obviously fresh seafood is abundant. There are plenty of delicious restaurants everywhere. Hello Everyone. My name is Carrie and I will be your guide today, as we stroll through the beautiful city of Guayaquil, Ecuador.
Our visit to Patagonia flew by in the wink of an eye. We had imposed on our friend long enough and it was time to get back to Ecuador where our boat was moored. We boarded our bus just as snow began to fall. That was not a very good sign since we would be […]
Last time we were in Bariloche it was high summer. This time it was winter. Fortunately they were experiencing a milder winter than the previous year. The sun shone on Roxi’s deck at mid-day warming it up nicely for taking in the view, chatting and reading. We immediately forgot about the past 20 hours spent […]
Here is the main bus terminal in Mendoza … well, not really … but it would have been very cool. These casks of the Lopez Winery held about a billion gallons of wine each. Think of the party you could throw with one of those! The Lopez Winery was a large winery with state-of-the-art wine […]
The nuns of Tarija kicked our butts so it was time to leave Bolivia. We headed south to Salta, Argentina. At the bus station we were met by a very nice English-speaking woman who was touting her hostel. We looked at the pictures in her binder and found she was asking the same rate for […]
Well, where the heck are we now? We thought we were going to arrive in Tarija, Bolivia in the middle of the night but instead, woke up on a nearly empty bus about 30km away. Yet another worker’s strike with a road blockage … ho hum. At least we didn’t have to pay for a […]
Here we go again. After leaving the Bolivian Amazon Basin, we headed back UP to La Paz to re-acclimate to both the elevation and cold in preparation for our trek to the infamous Salar de Uyuni, the enormous dried up salt sea.
Our previous update left us at the bottom of the infamous death road in Coroico, Bolivia where Pat and Iain were celebrating their survival of an 11,000ft elevation loss mountain bike ride. See the ‘La Paz, Bolivia’ update for pics of that adventure! Aly and Carrie were already eyeing the next point of interest: the […]