Alone with a giant: Iguazu Falls

It’s hard to sum up Iguazu Falls in words or pictures though I’m sure the 200,000 visitors that pour through the ticket gates every year do their best in a million different formats. For those who don’t know, Iguazu Falls is a gargantuan waterfall complex where actually 275 discrete falls plunge the entire Iguazu river…

Argentina Rocks!

Hi guys, today’s post comes from a great three day trek I did to a mountain refuge called ‘Refugio Emilio Frey’ in the Nahuel Huapi National Park close to the southern Argentine city of Bariloche. To get this shot my friend and I scrambled up a rocky ridge several hundred metres. We aimed for the…

Siesta Police in Argentina!

Hi guys here’s a quick post from my South American travels. This humorous photograph was taken on a public bus in Argentina. Tongue tucked into the corner of my mouth and pulse racing I tiptoed to within two feet of my snoozing uniformed co-passengers. I had time to click over the shutter just once before…

Neuquén Desert

24 Hours on the Road in South America

Beaten up Chevrolets, Fords and Citroens rumble past the bus window endlessly in the fading light. Occasionally a petrol station hovers past like a glowing space ship. Teams of stocky silhouetted gauchos load barrels onto square vehicles and a cloaked figure warms his hands by a fire under a highway bridge. The monotonous Argentine Pampas…

Republica de la Boca!

Bienvenidos a Buenos Aires! After 4 years away from the continent I’ve finally arrived back in South America. For the past 5 days I’ve been exploring the chaotic urban labyrinth of Buenos Aires that 13.5 million Argentinians call home. I arrived straight from the relative tranquility of spacious, leafy Melbourne to this South American concrete…