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Some photos from the Amazon

After several days of not getting the workflow right, and being confused by a mysterious error in uploading (that I now suspect may be the result of insuffient permissions in FireFox at this end), I have resized and uploaded a handful of photos from the Amazon part of the journey.  Story about the Amazon, a […]

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Settling in at Titicaca – taking it easy to acclimatise to altitude

I haven’t been doing very well with the travel blogging yet, have I?  We’ve had an eventful week on the steaming Amazon on board the Delfin II and I haven’t posted a single photo or even a story!  In my defence, there were no radio waves, and no time to write.  In the nature of […]

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Arrived Safely in Lima

Getting to the airport in Sydney as early as we did turned out not to be too helpful, although it probably did help a little with the Sydney traffic.  The check in counters for our flight didn’t open until 08:00 anyway.  Well, they did open a few minutes early, and at least we were close […]

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Less than a week until blast-off again!

This time we are headed for South America, specifically Chile and Peru. The plan is (roughly): Peruvian Amazon Lake Titikaka (3812m: beware of altitude sickness – hope the tablets work) Cusco and Machu Picchu (2430m) Atacama Desert (2407m) Santiago and Valparaíso Rapa Nui (aka Easter Island) Chiloé Patagonia That means that we need to pack […]