Last few days I spent in El Bolsón, in the southern lake District of Argentina, doing…absolutely nothing:) Nothing as far as the touristy things go. I used the time mostly for sorting out my photos and finding out the best way to get to southern Argentina. Both sorted. Tomorrow I am leaving for el Calafate to see the Perito Moreno glacier which was from the start on the top of my ‘to do’ list!
Hiking to the top of the mountain is like never ending story. You think you are close to the end, but once you cross that hill there is the next one, and after the next one, yet another one. Though, … Continue reading →
In a long term travelling through South America there is never a perfect time to visit a place. You can be at the coast getting tan at the beach whilst it is raining in the Andes. While being in one … Continue reading →
Hippie is the first word that comes to my mind to describe Valparaiso – harbour city on the pacific coast of Chile, located around 2 hours drive from Santiago. Full of street art, houses painted in different colours and interesting … Continue reading →
Chile is the 28th biggest country in the world, but has the population of only 18 mln. 1/3 of that population has decided, that despite of all the beautiful places to choose from in Chile, it is going to live in Santiago – the capital. This certainly doesn’t help to the fact that Santiago (because of its location) is already one of the most polluted cities in the world. I spent few days in there and must admit that it was nice, after 6 months of travelling through less developed countries, to find yourself in a very european like setting. Apart from the pollution.
Bolivia has landscapes that resemble Mars (at least to me), Chile has Atacama desert and on it Moon Valley, that resembles….well….the Moon. Sometimes the landscape that you see when you travel is so surreal to what your eyes are used … Continue reading →
The last day of the tour brought us to Salar de Uyuni. Giant salt flats that cover the surface of 200 thousand square km of Bolivia. We set off at 5.30 in the morning to get to the flats for … Continue reading →
Our third day we started at the Arbol de Piedra. An interesting rock formation that looks like a tree made out of stone. Afterwards we crossed the Siloli desert and visited 5 different lagoons: Ramaditas, Honda, Chiarkota, Hedionda and Canape. … Continue reading →
Have you ever imagined being on a different planet? This is how I felt on the second day of the trip, travelling through bolivian altiplano. The landscape is so wild and rugged that sometimes, when you happen to see a … Continue reading →