Escaping the nhs's Great Adventure

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Two, still just about young, Doctors escape the NHS to work out on the otherside of the world via South America on the way out and who knows where on the way back.

Top 20 Experiences so far (according the Phil)

1. Doubtful Sound, Fiordland, New Zealand- nature's beauty beats man-made beauty

2. Machu Picchu, Cusco, Peru- amazing how fog can make things even better

3. Pampas Tour, Santa Rosa, Bolivia- stunning wildlife and setting with some nervous excitement

4. Milford Sound flight, Fiordland/Otago, Queenstown- amazing return flights with pretty good cruise in the middle

5. Salkantay Trek, Cusco, Peru- shattering and beautiful.

6. Kepler Track, Fiordland, New Zealand- Best of... compilation walk for the Fiordland.

7. Isla de la Sol, Bolivia- Imagine the Lake District was really really good instead of just really good.

8. Day trip to Isla de la Plata, Ecuador- whales, birds, fish, turtles etc

9. Flight of the Condors, Colca Canyon, Peru- nature in action

10. Cerro Campanario, Barilloche, Argentina- Top 10 view in the world (National Geographic endorsed)

11. Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia- bizarre world viewed from a jeep

12. Snowboarding, South Island, New Zealand- Start and finsh the day at home and still go boarding inbetween

13. Steam Baths, Banos, Ecuador- awesome and hilarious

14. Views of Lake Titicaca, Peru/Bolivia- improved the bus journey

15. El Bosque Tallado, El Bolson, Argentina- Best outdoor art gallery at 1500m above sea level in the world...ever

16. Swimming with Hector Dolphins, Akaroa, New Zealand- Pretty cute

17. Fox Glacier, West Coast, New Zealand- icy stroll

18. Surfing, Montanita, Ecuador- not wearing a wetsuit made a change

19. White-water rafting, Banos-Puyo, Ecuador- rafting towards Amazon

20. Chan Chan, Huanchaco, Peru- Properly ancient mud city

  • Thorpe
  • Disaster Tourism and Hot Springs
Trip Start Sep 02, 2009
Trip End Ongoing

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