40 Things Before 40 – The Wonder of Machu Picchu

40 Things Before 40 – The Wonder of Machu Picchu

For Peru and even for the whole of South America, our visit to the Inca city of Machu Picchu was the long-anticipated highpoint of our trip. It is a truly spectacular location and understandably the best-known archaeological site on the continent and a Wonder of the...
Argentina: The Iguassu Falls

Argentina: The Iguassu Falls

As part of our South American Summer Holiday we visited Argentina for the day and the impressive Iguassu Falls. The waterfalls are part of the Iguazu River on the border of the Argentine province of Misiones and the Brazilian state of Paraná. They are the largest...
Bucket List No. 16 of 40 – The Colossus of Rhodes

Bucket List No. 16 of 40 – The Colossus of Rhodes

All but one of the Ancient Wonders of the World are standing, and fortunately we were able to see our third site where one of these once stood. The Colossus of Rhodes was a statue of the Greek titan-god of the sun Helios, erected on the Greek island by Chares of...