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The Travels of

Jacqui and Lars

South America Circuit - 2001/02

 

Start: 24 October, 2001

Finish:  30 March, 2002

 

 

Countries visited:

 

Ecuador  

Peru

Bolivia

Chile

Argentina

Brazil

Venezuela

For highlights of our trip to South America, please refer to the following:

Group Photos:
The Group that left Quito
The Group that Reached the "End of the World"
The Group that Survived Rio and Carnival and then Headed North
The Encounter Group
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Trip Information:
The Statistics
The National Parks
The Best Campsites
The Best Parties
Priscilla and Al - The Trucks that took us around South America
Poste Restante Mailing Information
Dragoman - Discover the Dream
A Day with Encounter

A Reunion Dinner in London - 19 July, 2002

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Amazing Experiences:
Galapagos Islands
Three Days in the Jungle of the Oriente, Ecuador  
The Lord of Sipan Tomb, Peru
Chan Chan and the Temples of the Sun and the Moon, Peru
Flying over the mysterious Nazca Lines, Peru
The Condors of Colca Canyon, Peru
The Sacred Valley Tour, Peru
Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu (Day 1, Day 2, and Day 3), Peru
Wandering around the Machu Picchu Ruins, Peru
Buying dynamite and touring the mines of Cerro Rico, Potosi, Bolivia
Crossing the Altiplano of Bolivia (Day 1, Day 2 and Day3)
Climbing up (and sliding down) the smoldering Volcan Villarrica, Chile

Horseback riding in Gaucho country, Patagonia, Argentina

Cruising through Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi, Argentina
Battling gale force winds at Glaciar Torre, Fitzroy Range, Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, Argentina
A civilized walk on Glaciar Moreno, Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, Argentina
Walking in the wilderness of Parque Nacional Torres del Paine, Chile
Coming face to face with the mighty Iguazu Falls on the Argentinean side
Viewing the Iguacu Falls on the Brazilian side from the ground and the air
Digging the Encounter truck out of a hole in Brazil
The Mother of all Parties - Carnival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Diving on a ship wreck off the coast of Barra, Salvador, Brazil
Touring the eerie rock formations of Sete Cidades (the Seven Cities), Brazil
River boat journey up the Rio Amazonas from Belem to Manaus, Brazil

In the Amazon jungle (piranha fishing and dolphin spotting, dugout canoe trip,

  jungle trek and manioc processing and rubber making), Brazil

Expedition to the world's highest waterfall (Laguna Canaima,

conquering the rapids up to Angel Falls and soaring over Angel Falls)

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The Cities:
Cuenca, Ecuador
Lima, Peru
Arequipa, Peru
Cusco, Peru
La Paz, Bolivia
Potosi, Bolivia
Santiago, Chile
Punta Arenas, Chile
Ushuaia, Argentina (by water and by land)
Buenos Aires, Argentina (Day 1, Day 2, Day 3 and Day 4)
Paraty, Brazil
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Ouro Preto, Brazil
Porto Seguro, Brazil
Salvador, Brazil
Barra, Salvador, Brazil
Olinda, Brazil
Belem, Brazil
Manaus, Brazil (the city and the port and market)
Caracas, Venezuela
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For journal entries of our South America Circuit in 2001-02,

 please click on the following links:

Date(s) Country

24 October - 15 November, 2001

Ecuador  

15 November - 9 December, 2001

Peru

9 - 18 December, 2001

Bolivia

18 December, 2001 - 2 January, 2002

Chile

2 - 12 January, 2002

Argentina

12 - 17 January, 2002

Chile

17 - 20 January, 2002

Argentina

20 January, 2002

Chile

20 January - 1 February, 2002

Argentina

1 February - 22 March, 2002

Brazil

22 - 30 March, 2002

Venezuela

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For websites related to South America, please click on the following links:

Lonely Planet - The Guide Book Company
World Tourism Organisation
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