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Colombo

I spent two days in the capital of Sri Lanka, one at the beginning and one at the end of my visit to the country. It feels like a long city, stretching along the coast in the south-west of the … Continue reading

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Tut, lazy blogger

Some of you may not be aware that I got back to the UK three months ago and have been rather slowly catching up since then. I’ve finished all the Lego models, but still need to write the words. If … Continue reading

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Bonus archeaological site: Huacas de Moche

I had a spare day in Trujillo, since my onward bus left late in the evening, so went to see this site, which is not a World Heritage Site but is just as worthy of a visit as Chan Chan, if not more … Continue reading

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No, I’m not stuck in Machu Picchu

I must apologise for the lack of posts lately, I’ve come down with a severe attack of laziness. I’ve just returned to mainland Chile after a trip to Rapa Nui (Easter Island) and am flying home to the UK tomorrow, … Continue reading

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Llamas, salt flats and other natural wonders

Continuing north up the valley from Tilcara, I took a bus to the Bolivian border. I had thought to either take the overnight bus from there to my next world heritage site, the city of Potosi, or perhaps break the … Continue reading

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Buenos Aires

A very nice overnight bus, complete with meals, blanket and pillow, got me to Buenos Aires from Posadas. There are no world heritage sites in the city although I did take a day trip across to Uruguay to visit one … Continue reading

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Rio de Janeiro

Whilst Rio does not have any world heritage sites I could hardly pass it by, so took a bus there from Ouro Preto for a short two day visit. I was still nervous after the mugging and had heard too many tales … Continue reading

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