Our South American Escapade started in Santiago Chile After a 16-hour LAN flight from Sydney Australia to Santiago Chile we landed at Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport the start of our South American Escapade. As Australians we were required to pay a “reciprocity fee” on arrival, we didn’t have to...
South America Travel
A selection of travel destinations in and around South America. Including pictures, highlights and characteristics of this vast region.
From the wine country of Chile to Machu Picchu in Peru, South America is a country we want to spend more time exploring.
Such a vast region with diverse scenery South America should be on everyone’s bucket list. When planning a trip it’s wise to spend as much time as possible to take in the vast distances travel requires to fully appreciate the many countries.
Some of our highlights have included the Peru city of Cusco and a trek to the ancient historical site of Machu Picchu. Santiago in Chile is a fun city with many festivals and one a favourite place of ours to visit.
We have enjoyed many South American cities we have visited and hope you will too. Here are the stories of our travels.
Click below to read our city guides for this outstanding travel destination:
Cusco to Machu Picchu Like many people our trip from Cusco to Machu Picchu started with a dream. When I was 13 my Father gave me a book about the discovery of Machu Picchu in Peru and from that moment I was spellbound and promised myself that if it was ever...
Breathtaking 5 Beautiful Places in South America It is a vast landscape which stretches out across a patchwork of colours, much like a oil painting. Snow capped mountains, deserts that border on surreal, jungles of no forgiveness and galloping hillsides which surround this canvas of breathtaking beauty. Travellers from far...