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Chile: A Cruise Down the Coast

2019-01-02T21:10:10-07:00March 10th, 2018|Categories: Andes Mountains, Chile|

We flew from Quito, capital of Ecuador, directly to Santiago, Chile and had about three days wandering that city with friends Jeanne Romano, Tony Scofield and Terri Luchsinger, all from the Bay Area and buddies for decades. While we found Santiago to be an attractive and modern city, it [...]

Ecuador: Andes to Amazon

2019-01-02T21:10:10-07:00March 3rd, 2018|Categories: Amazon Basin, Andes Mountains, Ecuador|

After spending nearly a week cruising around the Galapagos Islands, we flew directly to Quito, the capital of Ecuador.  At an elevation of over 9300 feet, well into the foothills of the Andes, we felt as though we were still on an airplane since they are pressurized to [...]

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