Category Archives: South America

21 Spectacular Sets of Steps, Stairs, Staircases and Stairways: They all lead somewhere

Wat Kaew Temple (Wat Kaewkorawaram), Thailand

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18 Magnificent and Unique Waterfalls From Around the World

Waterfalls come in many different types including plunge, tier, horsetail, block, cascade, punchbowl and fan.  1. Geiranger, Norway Cruising through the fjords in Norway after spending part of the day in Geiranger, we had this waterfall pointed out to us. … Continue reading

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30 Remarkable Bridges From Around the World

What makes a bridge remarkable? Well in some cases, it is simply because it is famous, beautiful or unique. But in other cases it is due to the location, purpose, size or design. All of these bridges we have walked … Continue reading

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Cemetery Pictures and Burial Practices From Around the World

I have often been fascinated by the wide range of burial customs we have seen while traveling around the world. Each different culture, country or religion has their own way of paying tribute to or memorializing their departed. Here are … Continue reading

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil ~ Christ the Redeemer and Sugarloaf Mountain

January 14th ~ Rio de Janeiro This was to be our last full day in Brazil and we still had some “must see” places left to visit. 

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil ~ Copacabana and Ipanema Beaches

January 13th ~ Rio de Janeiro A morning flight from Foz do Iguacu to Rio de Janeiro was followed by a short drive to check into our hotel. We caught our first glimpse of the “Christ the Redeemer” statue along … Continue reading

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Iguazu Falls – From the Argentina Side

January 12th We had both our Intrepid guide and a local guide today for our excursion to see the Argentina side of Iguazu Falls. Both were in agreement that an early start was a necessity in order to beat the … Continue reading

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Iguazu Falls ~ From the Brazil Side Including a Helicopter Ride

January 10th ~ Getting there The 10th was a travel day. Sebastian and crew dropped our group off at the bus station for a scheduled 5-6 hour ride in a local bus from Ituzaingo to Puerto Iguazu. 

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The Ibera Wetlands of Argentina

January 8th – 9th Departing Buenos Aires on the 8th, we caught a flight to Posadas and then had about an hour drive to Ituzaingo where we checked in to Cezeta Hotel. This is another quite basic style lodging. I … Continue reading

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Buenos Aires ~ Starting our Intrepid Tour, Food and Tango

January 7th On the evening of the 6th, we were scheduled to meet up with our new Intrepid Tour group at our hotel. It turns out to be a very small group with four from Australia, two from the UK, … Continue reading

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