The Bolivian jungle includes Parque Nacional Madidi. It is a stunning place. The amazing Rio Madidi features the greatest biodiversity of the earth’s protected regions. Parts of the Parque Nacional Madidi are protected and it has a huge range of wildlife habitats, from rainforests to Andean glaciers at 6000 m. There are more than 1000 [...]
This video is a ten minute edit of some of the most beautiful scenery I have ever seen – starting with the Salar de Uyuni (the world’s largest and highest salt flats) in Southern Bolivia. Salar de Uyuni is roughly 25 times the size of the Bonneville Salt Flats in the United States. All the [...]
I’ve decided to give the photos for my three day Salar de Uyuni (salt flats) tour in Bolivia their own post. A selection is below, and the rest are available through my Flickr photography account. These Bolivian landscapes were the most breathtaking I have ever seen. You can view a slideshow of these photos here. [...]
While residing in La Paz I came across a very funny and peculiar tourist attraction: Pachamama fighting. Pachamama fighting is literally pachamamas fighting…usually not with each other . Most of the time one woman fight (hitting, boxing, kicking, biting) with one man, but sometimes they team up – two women against two men. Most of [...]
At 3191 m Colca Canyon is the second deepest canyon in the world. The canyon is really spectacular as you will see from the video and you can spot eagles there. To get to Colca Canyon – the easiest way is to book a tour (two days, one night) from Arequipa.
Any visit to Quito would not be complete without a quick trip to Mitad del Mundo – the Equator line. Mitad del Mundo, for those of you that don’t know, translates as ‘Half the world’ in Spanish. Located 23 kilometers North of Quito, getting there is as simple as jumping in a cab and paying [...]
This video shows you the amazing active volcano Pacaya in Guatemala and us climbing it. UPDATE: Thousands Flee their homes as Pacaya Volcano erupts (BBC News May 2010). Climbing Pacaya volcano was quite an exhilarating experience. We left Antigua at 06.00 in the morning and arrived at the base of the volcano at 07.30 and [...]