Paracas – Peru’s “Little Galopagos”

Paracas is located on the shores in the Ica provence south of Lima.  The bay waters are peaceful and the Humbolt Current runs just a little ways offshore all the way up to the Galapagos Islands in Equador.  The current stirs up nutrients attracting wild sea life in great variety.  A short boat trip away, Peru’s famous Ballestas Islands, popularly referred to as “The Little Galapagos”, rest along this current.  The islands are home to sea lions, penguins, pelicans, sharks, dolphins, whales, turtles and a hundred other bird species.  Not to mention, this place is a fisherman’s dream come true. Continue reading “Paracas – Peru’s “Little Galopagos””

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The Pampas

57smThe Pampas – another difficult post for narrowing down photos to share.  I have a hard time weeding through the wild-life photos. Continue reading “The Pampas”

Iguazu Falls, Argentina

The Iguazu Falls are one of many reasons why I chose South America.  Maybe a year and half ago, when my life was still normal, I remember googling amazing places to visit.  When I came across images of the falls, I looked at my now ex-boyfriend and said “I want to go here”.  The images stood out in my mind ever since.  My third and final day at Iguazu Falls did not disappoint.   Continue reading “Iguazu Falls, Argentina”