Monthly Archives: July 2011

Machu Picchu: Is it reaching its peak? –

Machu Picchu: Is it reaching its peak? – Today, July 24 marks the 100th anniversary of “discovery” of Machu Picchu. The above article makes a front page of today’s Los Angeles Times travel section. For your own trip to … Continue reading

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Flags of South America part 3 – Peru

Peru is the third installment in this series. A country rich in pre-colonial history, it was the home to one of the most admired civilizations in respect to building intricate stone structures. One only needs to visit the ruins of … Continue reading

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Fauna calendar Puerto Madryn

  A lot of clients asked me about the best season to see the whales, sea lions, etc at Peninsula de Valdes  so I thought that it will be helpful to have it posted! Thanks to my sister Cecile for … Continue reading

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Galapagos Islands get more protection.

Galapagos establishes new landing rules for cruise ships – Travel Weekly. This will most likely affect travel to this pristine ecosystem. The recommended length to go is at least 10 days. This is inevitably a travel trend of the future, … Continue reading

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Flags of South American countries part 2 – Chile

Today is the 4th of July. The United States Independence Day.  I thought I should post the second installment of the series on South American flags today because of similarities between the flag of Chile and the United States. In … Continue reading

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.: ANDINA – Peru News Agency :.

Cusco, Jul. 02 (ANDINA). Centennial celebrations for the scientific discovery of Macchu Picchu start on Saturday in Cusco with the opening of the photographic exhibition Remembrances of Machu Picchu. The exact date of the celebration is on July 7th. That … Continue reading

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