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26 comments
hanlie malan
hanlie malan

thank you for sharing these beautiful experiences 

Winston Bacon
Winston Bacon

Wonderful pictures, sure would be nice to visit a few of these countries

MORTIN M
MORTIN M

Beautiful places, I like it very much.

Suzan M, Ellis
Suzan M, Ellis

places and people are just wonderfull,like to go back again.

brian doyle
brian doyle

its a god thing for pictures and the write ups as I am not wealthy as there is so many of these places to go ,I do not think I could make up my mind

Vargas Tomas Anibal
Vargas Tomas Anibal

beautiful, seria importante una version en español, para la gente latina. todo es muy completo y realmente hermoso, felicitaciones.

Leonora Sadia
Leonora Sadia

nice place to visit,wish i could be there SOMEDAY!!!

Chris Smith
Chris Smith

Uruguay seemed fairly expensive for relocation several years ago but a little bit of Europe with hotsprings, beaches and great beef steaks. Drinking yerba mate through a silver straw.  Perhaps consider Ecuador.


- from a guy living in a volcano in Central America

Robert Cunningham
Robert Cunningham

After the financial global  reset  We will move to Uruguay.

Louise Manelia
Louise Manelia

Too cool. I wonder if you have to be tarzan or if anyon can do this raoel.

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