2013 – Ecuador


Quito is one of the highest capitals in the world, at 2850 meters (9350 feet) above sea level. I stayed there 4 nights.

21 photos.


Equator runs through a place called Ciudad Mitad del Mundo, 15 miles north of Quito.

13 photos.


2013 – Colombia

I spent a week in Colombia, visiting the two largest cities in the country.


36 photos.


I spent 5 days in Bogotá, a city of more than 8 million people.

33 photos.

Machu Picchu

2011 – Peru

I traveled to Peru to see Machu Picchu. I also stayed in Lima and Cuzco.

23 photos.

Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu is a 15th-century Inca site located 2,430 metres (7,970 ft) above sea level. It was unknown to the outside world until 1911, and is now considered to be one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.

60 photos.


2011 – Bolivia

I was in Bolivia for almost a week during a trip to South America.
La Paz

La Paz is the highest capital in the world. The elevation is between 3,000 and 4,100 meters over sea level.

27 photos.

Moon Valley

About 10 kilometers from downtown La Paz is a valley where over the centuries the elements have created a somewhat odd work of art.

13 photos.


2011 – Panama

On a 4 hour stopover in Panama City, I had the time to go and see the Panama Canal.
Panama Canal

The Panama Canal is a 77 kilometer long canal connecting the Pacific with the Atlantic ocean.

10 photos.

Sao Paulo

2010 – Brazil

I visited Brazil for about a week in March 2010.
Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro is the second largest city of Brazil. The views from many of the mountains surrounding the city are stunning.

21 photos.

São Paulo

São Paulo is the largest city in the southern hemisphere, with almost 20 million people living in its metropolitan area.

12 photos.

Buenos Aires

2010 – Argentina

I made a trip to Argentina during the spring of 2010.
Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is the capital and largest city of Argentina, and the second-largest metropolitan area in South America. The city is known for its European style architecture and rich cultural life.

31 photos.