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Days 580-588: Bolivia

December 8th, 2006

Bolivia was a pleasant surprise: otherworldly landscapes and interesting culture. Certainly worthy of the nickname Tibet of South America.

Yeah, it really is espectacular!

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Days 565-579: Quick Trip Around the Southern Cone

November 29th, 2006

Uruguay: Colonia, Montevideo
Argentina: Bariloche
Chile: Santiago, Valparaiso, La Serena, San Pedro de Atacama

Llamas. Cool!

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Days 532-564: Buenos Aires

November 13th, 2006

Buenos Aires

Finally, a nice break. We spent an entire month in Buenos Aires.

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Days 514-530: Brazil and Iguazu Falls

October 21st, 2006

Brazil: Sao Paulo, The Pantanal, Bonito, Foz do IguaƧu
Argentina: Puerto Iguazu

We barely scraped the surface in southern Brazil, but it was great and we got to see a lot of amazing critters and one heck of a illustration of how cool water and gravity can be when they get together.


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Days 500-513: Southern South Africa and Swaziland

October 4th, 2006

South Africa: Stellenbosch, Hermanus, Drakensburg Range
Swaziland: Ezulwini, Mbabane

Wine, whales, and wives.

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Days 476-480 & 493-499: South Africa

September 23rd, 2006

Jo’burg, Kalahari Transfrontier NP, Namaqualand, Cape Town

Crime, critters, capes, and an especially charming penguin.
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Days 481-492: Namibia

September 6th, 2006

Sesriem/Sossusvlei, Swakopmund, Etosha NP, Windhoek, Fish River Canyon NP

Lots of desert in Namibia, which makes it nice to visit in the winter. Of course, everyone else has the same idea. Dunes, animals, canyons, and !//.
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Days 456-475: Southern Africa Safari

August 20th, 2006

Botswana: Nata, Maun, Okavango Delta, Chobe NP
Zimbabwe: Victoria Falls
South Africa: Kruger NP

Southern Africa is incredibly beautiful. Every sunrise and sunset was amazing, and we saw a lot of them. We’re in danger of becoming morning people. We didn’t just drag ourselves out of bed before dawn for nothing though. The animals were so amazing that you’d think Hollywood made them up.
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Days 435-455: Madagascar

August 5th, 2006

Antananarivo, Andasibe-Mantadia NP, Ambositra, Ranomafana NP, Ambalavao, Andringitra NP, Isalo NP, Ifaty

I like to move it move it!

Lemurs, lizards, and leeches. Amazing critters and scenery.
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Days 422-432: Cairo and Surrounds

July 11th, 2006

Cairo, Giza, Saqqara, Dahshur
We loved Cairo! It is a marvelous city. It’s low-hassle, not terribly crowded, full of neat buildings, sane traffic, great metro, enough expats to provide anonymity, and full of friendly locals.
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