Steve's Adventures in South America

I bought a one-way ticket to Venezuela and I'm not coming back until my tube of toothpaste runs out...

Adventure Highlights

To save you tirelessly meandering through my blog trying to find the good bits I've listed them all here in chronological order.

  1. Angel Falls (3 Posts)
    The world's highest free-falling, freshwater waterfall at 979m.

  2. Jungle Survival Course (10 Posts)
    After learning the basics, I'm left alone in jungle isolation to put my newly found skills to the test.

  3. Kaieteur Falls (1 Post)
    The world's highest single drop waterfall, which you can stand in!

  4. Happy Days Cattle Ranch (5 Posts)
    Living on a cattle ranch, lassoing calves, driving cattle into the corral, butchering cows and racing horses!

  5. Kanaku Jungle Mountains (3 Posts)
    I hire a guide and set off into the jungle again, this time in real Indiana Jones style!

  6. Christ the Redeemer and the Sugar Loaf Mountain (1 Post)
    Visiting the two most famous sites in Rio de Janeiro.

  7. Rio de Janeiro Carnival (1 Post)
    "Party on Garth!" "Party on Wayne!"

  8. Iguazu Falls (2 Posts)
    Quoted as "Niagara on Viagra!" Iguazu is a massive and stunningly beautiful waterfall.

  9. 3-Way Truck Crash (1 Post)
    Dragoman's worst truck disaster - official! Just when you thought it was safe to ride in a crowded converted lorry...

  10. Welsh Pilgrimage to Gaiman (1 Post)
    Tucked away in a corner of Patagonia, Argentina I find a little undisturbed slice of Wales.

  11. Penguins, Sea Lions and Seals (3 Posts)
    When it comes to cute'n'wild marine life, South America has is all.

  12. Torres del Paine National Park (10 Posts)
    Unprepared, I disappeared into the wilderness, became self sufficient and trekked the seldom trodden "Circuit" route all my own!

  13. The Grey Glacier (3 Posts)
    Encountered in Torres del Paine National Park this mammoth slab of ice was so spectacular it deserved it's section!

  14. Atacama Desert (4 Posts)
    Based in San Pedro de Atacama in Northern Chile we undertake day tours to experience the many natural sights and wonders of the desert.

  15. Uyuni Tour (3 Posts)
    Jumping in Jeeps we take off into the desert and across the infamous Atacama Salt Plains on a 3 day trip to Bolivia.

  16. Potosi Mines (1 Post)
    Crawling in dirt, playing with dynamite - it's a boy's dream come true!

  17. Mountain Biking (2 Posts)
    The World's most dangerous road ain't that dangerous compared to the tracks we did the next day!

  18. Madidi National Park (4 Posts)
    We fly into the beautiful Bolivian Jungle to spend time with snakes, spiders and monkeys!

  19. Huayna Potosi Mountain Climb (5 Posts)
    Into the Cordillera Real mountain range for a 5 day trek to summit Huayna Potosi at an altitude of 6,088 m.

  20. Paragliding (1 Post)
    I take to the skies for an unprecedented open view of Peru's scared valley.

  21. Inca Trail to Machu Picchu (5 Posts)
    I abandon the "Classic Inca Trail" trek in favour of the alternative "Salkantay Inca Trail", supposedly longer, harder and more spectacular!

  22. Machu Picchu (1 Post)
    Not content with just seeing Machu Picchu I climbed Waynapicchu and visited the lesser known "Temple of the Moon" too!

  23. Apurimac River Rafting (3 Posts)
    Apurimac River is rated among the ten best rafting trips in the world. So I thought I'd tag along to gain some experience before I started my real rafting adventure!

  24. Cotahuasi Canyon Rafting (9 Posts)
    With over 100 miles of continous Grade 4 rapids with a couple of grade 5s thrown in for good measure this trip would see me as one of the first 400 people to ever raft down the Cotahuasi Canyon; the deepest canyon in the world!