Archive for the “Latin America” category

Random Photo (3): Esquel, Argentina

by Roy on July 9, 2009

The third in the series of random photos from 11 months in Latin America comes from National Park Los Alerces in Chebut Province, Argentina. The park takes its name form the Alerce tree, which only grows in this part of (…)

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Eating Tacos in Mexico

by Roy on July 8, 2009

My first experience of the real Mexican taco came at about 9pm on 1st October 2005 in Guerrero Negro, a dusty town in the middle of Baja California, famous for salt production and whale spotting. Having spent the previous 12 (…)

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Random Photo (2): Torres Del Paine

by Roy on June 11, 2009

The second in the series of photos highlighting good trips in Latin America comes from Torres del Paine in Chilean Patagonia, where I trekked the “W” route for 5 days. The park is a world biosphere reserve and is home (…)

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Random Photo (1): Copper Canyon

by Roy on May 29, 2009

I’ve decided to do a series of random photo posts, highlighting a good day or excursion from my travels. The first in the series comes from the Copper Canyon in Mexico, taken only a week or two into the 11 (…)

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Penonomé & Toabré

by Roy on March 2, 2009

During the week, Yami invited me to spend a day with her at her clinic, in the tiny hamlet of Toabré in the hills outside Penonome. In order for dentists and doctors to receive permission from the government to work (…)

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