Southern Blackbirds create a big, liquid sound. They also like to tap at reflections in mirrors and window panes, and sing to them, which is how we ended up with a blackbird sitting on our window sill, singing its loudest, starting at 5:30 am. It would not be shooed away. After all, we already coveredContinue reading “Man vs Nature: Nature 1 Man 0”
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What do you take when you have an entire car full of space? Start with safety, blankets in case we get stranded, follow with comfort, our pillows, and toilet paper. Who knows what toilet paper lurks in other countries?! This trip requires clothing for warm weather (coast of Peru, coast of Chile, Argentina) where dailyContinue reading “Packing–Day 1”
SO, you want to visit Bolivia? Argentina? Chile? AND, you have an auto?
We’ll see about that! With this friendly attitude, warning you that without every possible paper in order you will undoubtedly be delayed, fined (legally or illegally) or turned back from the border, we embark on finding out what it takes to go from country to country. We now have an expanding file full of potentialContinue reading “SO, you want to visit Bolivia? Argentina? Chile? AND, you have an auto?”
There’s Diamox to help with the altitude going into Bolivia, over 3500m. We have Pepto-bismol, anti-diarrhea pills and two courses of Cipro in case of bad stomach trouble, plus the usual vitamins and tylenol. To get into Bolivia, you need proof of a yellow fever vaccination. I had one over 40 years ago, but myContinue reading “Health”
Planning a two-month circuit of central South America takes a lot of planning and the closer we get to leaving, the more we find to do. Part of the reason we decided to visit some of the places we haven’t been is because we own a 4 x 4 vehicle–why not take advantage of itContinue reading “Ready?”