Long holiday at Rottnest Island. Beautiful place I Love it there. The underwater scenery is just magnificent and I created this documentary as a tribute to this amazing placeThis is my …

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Drinking champagne on the Amazon.  Incredible!
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Andrea Edwards
The Aqua has three naturalist guides on staff and each day the passengers are broken up into smaller groups and set out for an adventure with one of the guides. This morning our little group of 8 …
La Paz
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Laura Chadwick
Today we toured the Tiahuanaco ruins, about an hour and a half from La Paz. These ruins pre-date the Incas, and could not look more different from those in Machu Picchu. They are set on a high …
Sunset on the Amazon.
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Andrea Edwards
Andrea here, signing in to detail the rest of the journey. We fly from Lima to Iquitos, landing in the late afternoon. At the tiny Iquitos airport, we meet up with the rest of the group going on the …
The landscape of Bolivia
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Laura Chadwick
We arrived in La Paz early in the morning, which gave us a beautiful sunrise view of the city as we were driven down from the airport. Our wonderful guide Grace met us at the airport, and showed us …
Learning to make pisco sours in Lima
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Andrea Edwards
The ride to the airport in Juliaca takes about an hour. While we wait at the airport we journal and Andrea gets a little teary-eyed, thinking of the wonderful people and memories we are leaving …
Beautiful day on Lake Titcaca
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Andrea Edwards
Andrea wakes me up at about 5:30 a.m. to see the sunrise out our window. It's gorgeous! We step outside to try to get a picture and we're surprised that it seems much warmer than last night, …
The welcoming committee on the Uros Islands
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Andrea Edwards
Today we will take a boat on Lake Titicaca and travel to the island of Amantani, where we will spend the night with a local family. As I'm showering in the hotel before leaving, I give myself a …
With Santiago on Lake Titicaca
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Andrea Edwards
Today is a travel day. We will take our van with Liliana to Puno, about 6 hours away. We pack up, grab breakfast and leave by 8. By then we are the last guests at the Lodge. Apparently most tourists …
Condor at Cruz del Condor in the Colca Canyon
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Andrea Edwards
Although technically only 30 miles away, it takes about an hour and a half to get to Cruz del Condor (Condor Cross), where we will hopefully see the Andean Condors this morning. So, it's up early …
Spices, Belen market
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Norma Norland
We have been back from the Amazon for several weeks now. There has been plenty of time to readjust to the cool, the early frosts, the lingering sunsets. And the wind. There isn't much wind in the …
Vicunya
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Andrea Edwards
Today we drive from Arequipa to the Colca Valley with Liliana and a driver. We leave Arequipa and on the way out of town stop for Gatorade and coca leaves, as we will reach an altitude of over 16,000 …
Where we should have been in Pisac.  Note little girls.
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Miki Thomaston
We learned so much. What it means to be Peruvian. What a soles will buy you (a trip to the bathroom). What 3 soles will buy (an empanada). What 8 soles will buy (a sandwhich in an authentic …
Sunset on the Amazon
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Andrea Edwards
Our LAN flight from Lima to Arequipa takes just over an hour. Arequipa is around 600 miles south of Lima. Its heritage is Spanish, and it is nicknamed the White City because the prevalent building …
Found my sheep in Cusco
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Miki Thomaston
We slept in, with the exception of a barge in from the security guy who thought we had left with the other parts of our group. We walk the Avenido el Sol again and Jo visits Ricurras bakery again. …