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lundi 26 janvier 2009

World News...World News....

My friend's gone. Back home after a great last month together despite the worse New Year's Eve ever. Cold and lonely in Valparaiso, host of a huge firework.


Fortunately in Santiago, we meet Julia and Carolina, 2 lovely brazilian girls that save 2009.
After a 24 hours bus trip (personnal record!), we are in the Atacama desert (very dry place), trying to understand with Barbara and Angelica why Latinos pronounce "aqua" and not "aqui" as I learned at school.

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And then comes the marvelous Bolivia. 3 days in a jeep driving in a land of endless beauty. I finally get to see the most incredible place in the world called "Salar de Uyuni". Pffff....

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La Paz (highest capital city in the world), Titicaca Lake (very high lake)


and now Cuzco, beautiful colonial city in Peru and base-camp for the Machu Picchu.

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Hard, very hard trip to get there (too long to explain) but wow! A lost city in the clouds. No, not like in "The Empire strikes back" but still magnificent.
I say goodbye to Julien after one last crazy night in Lima and I'm heading to Ecuador. After many hours and a few stops, I'm facing this computer in Quito. Outside, it's raining. Bloody hell!

4 commentaires:

Anonyme a dit…

Hey!!
Si "aca" o "aqui" es lo mismo, no hay problema, son dos formas distintas de decir lo mismo.

Que bien, mencionadas en el blog! how flattering! :D

Enjoy!

Bárbara xxx

britangelica a dit…

hahhahahahhahah!
and we were trying to understand why "toilets" is ended with an "s".
ahahahah

I love the Amphitheater at the Moon's Valley picture. That was one of my fav places at San Pedro.

I hope you enjoy Ecuador!

See you someday
bye :)
bye

Anonyme a dit…

salut les mecs...
well it´s been taking me a long time to drop this comment, but better late then never!
anyway nice blog! and i´m totally stunned on how far you have gotten in such a shot time... i just arrived in lima and haven´t seen half of what you did in the same time... my family has already left back home to germany and now i´m waiting for a friend to arrive on sunday with whom i´m going up to ecuador as well, can´t wait! how do you like it up there?
well as i said, i also have a blog, checkeanlo si quieren: http://locomotio.dead-end.org
hablamos!
lina (corrí con ustedes en el salar)

Terence a dit…

Come on Ireland !