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South America Trip (day 8-12): The Galapagos Islands

South America Trip (day 8-12): The Galapagos Islands

By on Jun 27, 2010 in Uncategorized | 1 comment

Although not quite feeling like I had enough time for Quito, I continued on my adventure and headed to The Galapagos Islands.  I must admit that I was a bit worried, not having had time to plan any accomadations or tours ahead of time but I figured I´d show up and see what kind of deal I could get.  Luckily enough I ended on first-class yacht that holds about 16...

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South America Trip (day 5-7): Quito, Ecuador

South America Trip (day 5-7): Quito, Ecuador

By on Jun 24, 2010 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

I arrived in Quito on Fathers Day and not surprisingly had very little to do.  Having read a bit about Quito during my layover in Santiago I knew that the city was pretty darn cheap.  But as a foreigner, I have to admit, that every single taxi driver tried to rip me off. I got out of one cab when the  driver refused to give me a fair price and on my way to the...

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UPDATE: South America Itinerary: June 16 – August 4

By on Jun 9, 2010 in Uncategorized | 1 comment

UPDATE: Due to a bit of travel exhaustion the following stops unfortunately had to be eliminated from the itinerary below: La Paz, Bolivia; Santa Cruz, Bolivia; Sucre, Bolivia, Potosi, Bolivia; Uyuni, Bolivia; San Pedro de Atacama, Chile; La Serena, Chile. The trip in Arequipa was, however, extended by several days. While I generally limit myself to actual trips,...

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