The Wandering Scot

An occasional travel journal.

South America 2011

  Buenos Aires   Santa Fe   Corrientes   Asuncion   Iguazú Falls   Iguaçu Falls   Itaipu   Curitiba   Sao Paulo   Rio de Janeiro

Buenos Aires

Columbus Statue, Buenos Aires, South America 2011
Columbus Statue
Casa Rosada plus San Martin, Buenos Aires, South America 2011
Casa Rosada
plus San Martin
25 Mayo Obelisk, Buenos Aires, South America 2011
25 Mayo Obelisk
San Martin at Plazo de Mayo, Buenos Aires, South America 2011
San Martin at Plazo de Mayo
San Martin's Tomb, Buenos Aires, South America 2011
San Martin's Tomb
San Martin's Tomb Honour Guard, Buenos Aires, South America 2011
San Martin's Tomb Honour Guard
San Martin and Retinue Plaza San Martin, Buenos Aires, South America 2011
San Martin and Retinue
Plaza San Martin
Cafe Havana A sugar-overdose: <i>latte chocolate blanco</i>., Buenos Aires, South America 2011
Cafe Havana
A sugar-overdose: latte chocolate blanco.
70 miles NW of B.A., Buenos Aires, South America 2011
70 miles NW of B.A.
75 miles NW of B.A., Buenos Aires, South America 2011
75 miles NW of B.A.
31 miles NW of Rosario, Buenos Aires, South America 2011
31 miles NW of Rosario
15 miles SW of Santa Fe, Buenos Aires, South America 2011
15 miles SW of Santa Fe

Santa Fe

Main Plaza, Santa Fe, South America 2011
Main Plaza
Santa Fe Cathedral, South America 2011
Santa Fe Cathedral
San Martin points the way, Santa Fe, South America 2011
San Martin points the way
Convent de San Francisco (1680), Santa Fe, South America 2011
Convent de San Francisco (1680)
Convent de San Francisco (1680), Santa Fe, South America 2011
Convent de San Francisco (1680)
22 miles North of Santa Fe, South America 2011
22 miles North of Santa Fe
76 miles North of Santa Fe, South America 2011
76 miles North of Santa Fe
80 miles North of Santa Fe, South America 2011
80 miles North of Santa Fe
151 miles SW of Corrientes, Santa Fe, South America 2011
151 miles SW of Corrientes

Corrientes

The mighty, and muddy, Rio Parana, Corrientes, South America 2011
The mighty, and muddy, Rio Parana
Bridge over the Parana, Corrientes, South America 2011
Bridge over the Parana
San Martin in Corrientes, South America 2011
San Martin in Corrientes
Rio Parana at dusk, Corrientes, South America 2011
Rio Parana at dusk
16 miles NW of Corrientes, South America 2011
16 miles NW of Corrientes
18 miles NW of Corrientes, South America 2011
18 miles NW of Corrientes
19 miles SW of Asuncion, Corrientes, South America 2011
19 miles SW of Asuncion
7 miles North of Asuncion, Corrientes, South America 2011
7 miles North of Asuncion
Rio Paraguay: 9 miles NE of Asuncion, Corrientes, South America 2011
Rio Paraguay: 9 miles NE of Asuncion
9 miles NE of Asuncion, Corrientes, South America 2011
9 miles NE of Asuncion

Asuncion

Artigas, Plaza Uruguay (Uruguayan national hero.), Asuncion, South America 2011
Artigas, Plaza Uruguay
(Uruguayan national hero.)
Homeless (?) camp in Plaza Urugua, Asuncion, South America 2011
Homeless (?) camp in Plaza Urugua
National Pantheon, Asuncion, South America 2011
National Pantheon
Tombs of Generals and the Unknown Soldier, Asuncion, South America 2011
Tombs of Generals and the Unknown Soldier
Pantheon Dome, Asuncion, South America 2011
Pantheon Dome
Asuncion Cathedral, South America 2011
Asuncion Cathedral
Cabildo Museum, Asuncion, South America 2011
Cabildo Museum
Marshal Lopez, Asuncion, South America 2011
Marshal Lopez
National Legislature, Asuncion, South America 2011
National Legislature
Palacio Lopez, Asuncion, South America 2011
Palacio Lopez
The mighty Rio Paraguay, Asuncion, South America 2011
The mighty Rio Paraguay
Old Concrete, Asuncion, South America 2011
Old Concrete
Aging buildings., Asuncion, South America 2011
Aging buildings.
La Encarnacion church, Asuncion, South America 2011
La Encarnacion church
Casa de la Independencia "Independence House" Museum, Asuncion, South America 2011
Casa de la Independencia
"Independence House" Museum
47 miles East of Asuncion, South America 2011
47 miles East of Asuncion
55 miles East of Asuncion, South America 2011
55 miles East of Asuncion
Horses, 65 miles East of Asuncion, South America 2011
Horses, 65 miles East of Asuncion
79 miles West of Foz do Iguacu, Asuncion, South America 2011
79 miles West of Foz do Iguacu

Iguazú Falls

From the Argentinian side.

Iguaçu Falls

From the Brazilian side.
Welcoming committee, Iguaçu Falls, South America 2011
Welcoming committee
View to Argentina, Iguaçu Falls, South America 2011
View to Argentina

Itaipu

Itaipu turbine model Note spiral pipe driving turbine., South America 2011
Itaipu turbine model
Note spiral pipe driving turbine.
Itaipu Binacional.  Spillway., South America 2011
Itaipu Binacional. Spillway.
Spillway, Itaipu, South America 2011
Spillway
Dam wall, Itaipu, South America 2011
Dam wall
Itaipu Note tour bus halfway across., South America 2011
Itaipu
Note tour bus halfway across.
Downriver, Itaipu, South America 2011
Downriver
Lake Itaipu, South America 2011
Lake Itaipu
Spillway from its top., Itaipu, South America 2011
Spillway from its top.
Input pipes, Itaipu, South America 2011
Input pipes
Into the beast., Itaipu, South America 2011
Into the beast.
Internal shaft Looking down to bedrock, Itaipu, South America 2011
Internal shaft
Looking down to bedrock
Status display, Itaipu, South America 2011
Status display
The bi-national control room. With international border down th, Itaipu, South America 2011
The bi-national control room.
With international border down the middle.
The Turbine Hall, Itaipu, South America 2011
The Turbine Hall
Scotsman beside 700 MW turbine, Itaipu, South America 2011
Scotsman beside 700 MW turbine
47 miles NE of Foz do Iguacu, Itaipu, South America 2011
47 miles NE of Foz do Iguacu
102 miles East of Foz do Iguacu, Itaipu, South America 2011
102 miles East of Foz do Iguacu
123 miles East of Foz do Iguacu, Itaipu, South America 2011
123 miles East of Foz do Iguacu
160 miles West of Curitiba, Itaipu, South America 2011
160 miles West of Curitiba
125 miles West of Curitiba, Itaipu, South America 2011
125 miles West of Curitiba

Curitiba

Curitiba Cathedral, South America 2011
Curitiba Cathedral
26 miles NE of Curitiba, South America 2011
26 miles NE of Curitiba
35 miles NE of Curitiba, South America 2011
35 miles NE of Curitiba
57 miles NE of Curitiba, South America 2011
57 miles NE of Curitiba
75 miles SW of Sao Paulo, Curitiba, South America 2011
75 miles SW of Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo

Edificio Copan, Sao Paulo, South America 2011
Edificio Copan
Circolo Italiano, Sao Paulo, South America 2011
Circolo Italiano
Banespa Tower, Sao Paulo, South America 2011
Banespa Tower
View from  Banespa Tower, Sao Paulo, South America 2011
View from Banespa Tower
View from Banespa Tower, Sao Paulo, South America 2011
View from Banespa Tower
84 miles NE of Sao Paulo, South America 2011
84 miles NE of Sao Paulo
107 miles West of Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, South America 2011
107 miles West of Rio de Janeiro
42 miles West of Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, South America 2011
42 miles West of Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro

Cloudy Sugarloaf, Rio de Janeiro, South America 2011
Cloudy Sugarloaf
"Christ the Redeemer", Rio de Janeiro, South America 2011
"Christ the Redeemer"
Park on funicular., Rio de Janeiro, South America 2011
Park on funicular.
Sugarloaf from the midpoint cablecar station, Rio de Janeiro, South America 2011
Sugarloaf
from the midpoint cablecar station
Sugarloaf cablecar, Rio de Janeiro, South America 2011
Sugarloaf cablecar
Hazy view from Sugarloaf, Rio de Janeiro, South America 2011
Hazy view from Sugarloaf
Copacabana beach, from Sugarloaf, Rio de Janeiro, South America 2011
Copacabana beach, from Sugarloaf
Cloudy "Christ the Redeemer" from SugarLoaf, Rio de Janeiro, South America 2011
Cloudy "Christ the Redeemer"
from SugarLoaf
Joao VI, Rio de Janeiro, South America 2011
Joao VI
Security for Obama's visit, Rio de Janeiro, South America 2011
Security for Obama's visit
Obama's venue, Rio de Janeiro, South America 2011
Obama's venue
Media and security circus, Rio de Janeiro, South America 2011
Media and security circus
Marxist-Leninst Party. All twelve of them., Rio de Janeiro, South America 2011
Marxist-Leninst Party.
All twelve of them.
Don Pedro II (National History  Museum), Rio de Janeiro, South America 2011
Don Pedro II
(National History Museum)
Dom Pedro II, Rio de Janeiro, South America 2011
Dom Pedro II
Rio de Janeiro Cathedral, South America 2011
Rio de Janeiro Cathedral
Cathedral entrance, Rio de Janeiro, South America 2011
Cathedral entrance
Cathedral interior, Rio de Janeiro, South America 2011
Cathedral interior
Igrejia de N.S. Candelarai church Founded by a ship-wrecked cap, Rio de Janeiro, South America 2011
Igrejia de N.S. Candelarai church
Founded by a ship-wrecked captain
Mostaeiro de Sao Bento (1641), Rio de Janeiro, South America 2011
Mostaeiro de Sao Bento (1641)
Mostaeiro de Sao Bento: interior, Rio de Janeiro, South America 2011
Mostaeiro de Sao Bento: interior
Mostaeiro de Sao Bento: interior, Rio de Janeiro, South America 2011
Mostaeiro de Sao Bento: interior