Photos from June 2012

Self explanatory I guess, any photos here were taken and blogged in June 2012.

Valle de la Luna, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

Watched the sunset today at Valley of the Moon sipping a cold Cristal in San Pedro, Chile, after a hard afternoon sandboarding the dunes in nearby death valley. A cold beer watching… Read more »

Valle de la Luna, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

View at Cerro de la Virgen, Vicuna, Chile

A dusty hike up this famous hill in northern Chile could only end in me posing for a photo. From this hill you get a lovely view of Elqui Valley. Cerro de la Virgen is definitely a… Read more »

View at Cerro de la Virgen, Vicuna, Chile

Valparaíso bay, Chile

The port at Valparaíso dominates the coastline and is one of Chile's busiest seaports. Valparaíso was an important port during the late 18th century and earned itself the nickname… Read more »

Valparaíso bay, Chile

Descending Cerro San Cristóbal, Santiago

A great view of Santiago can be achieved if you wander up Cerro San Cristóbal. On a clear day you can see beyond the highrise urban city landscape some snow topped mountains of the… Read more »

Descending Cerro San Cristóbal, Santiago

Army of the Andes monument, Mt. Glory, Mendoza

I went on a lovely open top bus sightseeing tour earlier around San Martin park in Mendoza, Argentina. The highlight of the tour was the crawl up to the top of Cerro de la Gloria (Mt.… Read more »

Army of the Andes monument, Mt. Glory, Mendoza

Bodega Trapiche, Coquimbito, Mendoza

Yes that's me on my rented bike in front of Bodega Trapiche vineyard. Thanks to Mr Hugo's Cycle… Read more »

Bodega Trapiche, Coquimbito, Mendoza

Falklands War Memorial, Villa Carlos Paz, Córdoba

Today I visited Carlos Paz in Córdoba, Argentina and came across this interesting war memorial in the town square. The Falklands War (Spanish: Guerra de las Malvinas / Conflicto del… Read more »

Falklands War Memorial, Villa Carlos Paz, Córdoba

Córdoba Cathedral, Córdoba, Argentina

The Córdoba Cathedral or Nuestra Señora de la Asunción as it is known in Spanish is the central church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Córdoba, Argentina. It is also the oldest… Read more »

Córdoba Cathedral, Córdoba, Argentina

Diego Maradona Graffiti, La Boca, Buenos Aires

Diego Armando Maradona Franco is well loved in La Boca, a poorer part of Buenos Aires. There are photos, paintings and statues of him on every street. He played for local team Boca… Read more »

Diego Maradona Graffiti, La Boca, Buenos Aires

Puente de la Mujer, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Woman's Bridge as it translates in English is a 170 metre long pedestrian bridge at dock 3 in the busy commercial district of Puerto Madero. It was designed by Spanish architect Santiago… Read more »

Puente de la Mujer, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Casa Rosada, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Casa Rosada (government house) is a famous pink palace in Buenos Aires. It has been home to the Argentine Government since 1810, but was painted pink and renamed to Casa Rosada during… Read more »

Casa Rosada, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Chocolate cupcake and a latte

When in need of a cupcake nothing compares to the delicious cupcakes from The Cupcake Bakery. Donuts look to be on their way out and taking over are fancy little decorative buns. I… Read more »

Chocolate cupcake and a latte

Team New Zealand Yacht, Auckland

Saw some pretty nice boats in Auckland harbour other day. Also the team New Zealand yacht was parked up too and the crew looked to be getting ready to sail off somewhere. Read more »

Team New Zealand Yacht, Auckland

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