Rural Community Tourism in Peru

Condor Travel has helped implement a community-based rural tourism project in Andean communities. Read more about it here: SustainableTrip.org Blog. Advertisements

The PachaMama Project – Update

The PachaMama Project is launching today! Way back during our South American adventures, we not only discovered the amazing lands and people of this stunning continent, but we also got to know a bit about their arts, culture and traditions. That’s where the idea of our new venture The PachaMama Project started. Pachamama is the … Continue reading

Rugged Mountains, Glaciers and Ice Caves – Trekking the Cordillera Apolobamba

Bolivia has some of South America’s most diverse landscapes and climates. In such a small country one can experience the highland areas of La Paz, Potosí and Sucre to the lowland jungle and subtropical forests of Rurrenabaque, Buena Vista and Las Yungas within a few days. This makes the country one of the best in … Continue reading

Organic Farming in the Desert of San Juan – Part I

They say the second time’s a charm, and it rings true for our Argentinean farming experience. From our first experience at the farm in Tunuyán, we were almost ready to pack up, head south and then leave Argentina, a month before planned. Then we met two French girls in Mendoza who had told us about … Continue reading

Farmhouse Fun

A few weeks in a traditional-looking stone farmhouse set among rows and rows of apple trees with a backdrop of snowy mountains sounds like a great way to spend some time working and learning about the way of life for many Argentine farmers. At least that is what we had thought. We had signed up … Continue reading

Malbec and Mountains – Part 2

      Mouth-Watering Malbec The following day we took a bus from the city to Maipú, in the heart of Malbec country Mendoza. Maipú is renowned amongst travellers for being a great destination to hire a bicycle and explore the region’s best wineries. Not being ones to shy away from a good wine, that … Continue reading

Malbec and Mountains – Part 1

Driving into Mendoza early in the morning I made out the snow-capped mountains in the distance, the sunrise reflecting pink on their white tips. Finally we made it to Mendoza! Although the ride here wasn’t smooth. Rosario to Mendoza is a 12-hour overnight bus ride. We wanted to make sure that we got in some … Continue reading

An Aussie and a Frenchy go to South America

Departure from Melbourne, 28 June 2011 – Arrival in BS AS 3rd July Our big South American trip started with a bang, or should I say and eruption. Three weeks before we were due to travel a volcano erupted in Chile near the border of Argentina. With fingers, toes and eyes crossed we hoped that … Continue reading

The Impacts of Chile’s Volcanic Eruption on Tourism and Local Development

Just over a year after volcanic eruptions in Iceland grounded flights and halted regional tourism, eruptions from volcanoes in Chile’s Puyehue-Cordon-Caulle ranges on the Chilean-Argentinean border are doing the same. As we’re scheduled to travel very shortly to Argentina and Chile, this recent natural disaster has led me to think about the impacts the event … Continue reading

  • © Natasha Malinda. This website and its contents is exclusively copyright to Natasha Malinda. All rights reserved. You may not, except with prior and express written permission, copy, distribute or commercially exploit the content. Nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system.

  • Natasha Malinda from Melbourne, Australia
TED Blog

The TED Blog shares interesting news about TED, TED Talks video, the TED Prize and more.

daianddal

Look what happens when Dai meets Dal...

ACOSA

African Communities Organisation of South Australia

Exploring Ecuador

Megan Brabec

La Flaca Lucia y Gerry

Our Tango classes in Buenos Aires

Flor de Milonga

Events and Details of Flor de Milonga!!

Secha's Travels

Travelog de SechaNua

more colorful

Living life in CMYK

Greener Ways

living a more ethical existence

Travel and Leisure Blog

Latest travel news on food and wine, town and country, family tarvel and budget tours etc.

The cloudforest adventure blog

Sharing ideas and experiences about teaching English in Intag and developing ecotourism to save the cloud forest in Northern Ecuador

Coffee Tours in Ecuador

by EcuadorTraveler.com

Rowing Through Life

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I- I took the road less traveled by, and that has made all the difference. ~Robert Frost~

ECO ADVENTURER

Unique Travel for the Eco Adventurer (c)

The Green Blog Network

A global network of green bloggers.

urbsform

Just another WordPress.com site

The Passport Report

~ Paradise At Home and Abroad~

Sarah M. Langdon Photography

Photographer, Videographer, Writer

The Responsible Traveller

Sustainable Travel Photography