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Jan 2, 2001 - Perú; Bicentenario

Como hemos dicho, no hay cuentos de los 5 viajes aquí. Se me ha ocurrido no obstante (2010) colocar en cada espacio generado o vacío algunas notas o artículos propios relacionados con Latinoamérica; un magnífico comienzo es un comentario reciente titulado "Año Bicentenario de Libertad; Hatuey, Biohó y Katari" que publiqué por otros dos medios en la tarde de hoy 17 de septiembre de Bicentenario. ¡Que viva la Libertad latinoamericana! Durante todo este año, bicentenario, hemos celebrado la mayor cantidad de gritos primeros de libertad e...

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Jul 28, 1989 - Iguassu to Lima

FRIDAY 28th JULY I took the leter to Jolly at nine o'clock, and he gave me some of his business cards to hand to any of my friends who "happened to be passing through Iguassu. His name is Aristides, so I shall continue to think of him as Jolly. His tour was not going to Itaipu Dam, so he offered to pick me up at eleven o'clock to go to the airport. I spent the time looking at the shops in Iguassu, and bought three pairs of leather sandals, as if I don't have enough to carry! At the airport I asked Jolly how much I owed him for the two days'...

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South America 1989

Jul 15, 1989 - Lima

SATURDAY 15th JULY The hotel was lovely and after a good breakfast we took a bus to Miraflores, which is supposed to be the nicest part of Lima to visit. There was little of interest, just a clean modern town centre with regular shops. First we walked to the coast to look at the Pacific. The beaches were not very nice, just miles of brown dirty looking sand, but the surf was good. To get back to town we decided to take a steep path up a sheer rock face, as it was considerably shorter than the road, but the thought of more climbing was...

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South America 1989

Jul 1, 1989 - First day in South America

SATURDAY 1ST JULY 1989 We touched down in Lima just before midnight last night, and after passing through customs and immigration, I made my way into the main terminal. I was met by utter confusion. It seemed as if the whole of Lima was there to meet this flight. Taxi drivers jostled to offer their services and were reluctant to take no for an answer. Eventually clear of the crowd and confusion, I decided that the first thing I had to do was acquire some currency. I found a cambio and changed a fifty dollar travellers cheque, receiving a...

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South America 1989

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