Posts tagged "Andes"
Scenes in America Deserta

Scenes in America Deserta

The vineyards, tobacco fields and smallholdings that flourish in the lee of the Andes from Mendoza north to the Bolivian border are anomalies. Most draw their water from glacier melt and mountain streams, some funnelled into channels originally excavated by the Incas, at the southern extreme of their domain. The sound of these fast-flowing culverts,...
Month 5

Month 5

10 November – 9 December 2013 Countries Argentina & Chile (total 5) Distance 1,417.88km (total 5,115.58km) Climb 3,666m (total 32,998m) Longest day 142.26km, Rosario to Marcos Juárez in Argentina Top speed 47.2kmh (fastest so far: 62kmh) Punctures 1 (total 11; Will leads 8-3) Boats 0 (total 20) Planes 1 (total 2) Appearances on local TV and...
Snaps - November 2013

Snaps – November 2013

This month’s collection of point-and-click snapshots with asinine commentary follows below. In the unlikely event you’d like more of this nonsense, click here to see our snaps from past months, and  click here to visit our Flickr page.     Grand from the outside and elegant within, Buenos Aires’s Teatro Colón draws plenty of foreign...