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Hotels, Rooms, Hostels & Beds – The Best of 2013

Looking back on a year’s accommodations, with a rockin’ soundtrack

Isla del Sol, Lake Titicaca, Bolivia

Isla del Sol: In Color, or Black and White?

A 90-second video notebook from Isla de Sol on Lake Titicaca, the island were the Inca believed the sun was created and their dynasty born.

Valle de la Luna

240 Seconds in the Valley of the Moon

Your mental health break for the day in the form of a four minute collection of shots and panoramas from the Valle de la Luna, or Valley of the Moon, in Chile’s Atacama desert.

Poas Volcano, Costa Rica

Trekker FX Monopod Field Test, or 30 Seconds at the ‪Poás‬ Volcano

As the title suggests, here’s a very short piece of video from a visit this past June to the ‪Poás‬ Volcano, located in its eponymous national park in central Costa Rica. Less than two hours’ drive from San Jose, it’s a popular day trip; it’s also very much active, adding …

March Against Monsanto in Quito, Ecuador

March Against Monsanto – Quito: Vidblog

Quito, Ecuador – As promised, below is about four minutes of video footage from yesterday’s March Against Monsanto demonstration here in the Ecuadorian capital. Nothing fancy – but it’ll give you a general idea of how things transpired here. And like just about everything I’ve come across in South America …


26 Seconds at Guayaquil’s Malecon Gardens Fish Pond

The amount of plastic I continue to see –strewn about, blowing about and haphazardly piled about– as I make my way north through South America is staggering. Whether at home or on the road, it’s one thing I simply can’t become immune or jaded to. Who throws bottle caps, candy …


Forty Seconds With Bolivian Traffic-Directing Zebras

Your 42-second mental health break for the day.. I have no explanation for this. I shot this in Sucre, but I also saw them busy at work in La Paz as well. Enjoy! Related articles Efecto Mandarina, Bolivian Jazz Traditional Healing in Bolivia


Bohemian Rhapsody, the Chill Out Lima Version

Here is a 3min 26sec tour, plain and unadorned, of the northern outskirts of Lima, Peru, in late afternoon, accompanied and inspired by the Cruz del Sur bus company’s onboard sound system. Enjoy!


Your 84-Second Mental Health Break for the Day..

.. In two parts, brought to you by the James’s Flamingos of the Laguna Colorada at the Eduardo Avaroa Andean Fauna National Reserve in southwest Bolivia. You’re welcome. Shot on 27 March 2013.

Pablo Neruda's backyard at Isla Negra, Chile

View from Pablo Neruda’s Bar at Isla Negra

Your 73-second mental health break for the day: the view towards the Pacific from the bar of Pablo Neruda’s home at Isla Negra, Chile. You’re welcome. Shot on 20-Mar-2013. Related articles Chilean poet Neruda to be exhumed next month Date set for Pablo Neruda exhumation