Monday 30 June 2008

Flight Back from Buenos Aires

The flight back to Malaysia would about 24hours from Buenos Aires to Kuala Lumpur via Cape Town and Johannesburg, but by the time I arrive back in Kuala Lumpur it will be tomorrow morning at 0530hrs. On the last sector, Johannesburg to Kuala Lumpur, I was lucky that I was on the same flight as Auntie Yvonne, what a coincedence. Anyway it the flight back was very good.

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Overall, it was a good trip except for the first 3 days of arrival, as I was still not use to the time differences, but other than that it was a great trip. On this trip, I have visited two New Wonders Of The World,
1) Machu Picchu, Peru
2) Christ The Redeemer, Brazil

Visited 8 Cities / Town in 4 Countries
1) Lima, Peru
2) Cusco, Peru
3) Aguas Calientes, Peru (Machu Picchu)
4) Puno, Peru
5) La Paz, Bolivia
6) Santa Cruz, Bolivia
7) Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
8) Buenos Aires, Argentina

Flew on 5 airlines,
1) Malaysia Airlines (8/10) for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Buenos Aires, Argentina (via Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa) v.v.
2) LAN Peru (9/10) for Buenos Aires, Argentina - Lima, Peru
3) Star Peru (7/10) for Lima, Peru - Cusco, Peru
4) AeroSur (6/10) for La Paz, Bolivia - Santa Cruz, Bolivia
5) Aerolineas Argentinas (6/10) for Santa Cruz, Bolivia to Buenos Aires, Argentina / Buenos Aires, Argentina to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil / Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Buenos Aires, Argentina

Numerous Taxi Rides but one journey
1) Cusco, Peru to Ollantaytambo, Peru

One train ride in Peru
1) Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes / Aguas Calientes - Cusco

Rode on 3 Buses from Cusco, Peru to La Paz, Bolivia
1) Cusco, Peru to Puno, Peru
2) Puno, Peru to Copacabana, Bolivia
3) Copacabana, Bolivia to La Paz, Bolivia

One motor-boat ride across Straits of Tiquina on Lake Titicaca,
1) San Pedro de Tiquina to San Pablo de Tequina

One Helicopter Ride,
1) 8 Minutes turn around from Sugarloaf to Christ The Redeemer.

Memorable City Train and Bus rides
1) Miraflores Open Top Double Decker bus from Lima to Pachacamac
2) Bus ride from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu Entrance
3) City bus from Caminito to Once, Buenos Aires, Argentina
4) City train from Belgrano "C" to Estacion Retiro, Buenos Aires, Argentina

The following would be best and worst,
Best Ride :
Worst Ride : Local Bus from Copacabana, Bolivia to La Paz, Bolivia
Most Scenic : Bus ride from Cusco, Peru to Puno, Peru (could have been the train ride from Aguas Calientes to Cusco but we were on a night train)
Less Scenic : Taxi ride from Rio de Janeiro Airport to Copacabana Beach, Brasil (cloudy)
Best Scenic Flight : La Paz, Bolivia to Santa Cruz, Bolivia
Most Memorable Flight : Helicopter Ride from Sugarloaf to Christ The Redeemer
Favourite City / Town : Cusco, Peru

Daddy and Mommy favourite food,
1) Churrasco @ Carretao, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
2) Best Pizza and Pasta @ La Paz, Bolivia
3) Best Roast Chicken (Pollo) @ Lima, Peru
4) Best Parillas @ La Brigada, San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina (but overpriced)

I have travelled a total of 27,407.47 miles calculated on direct route in Google Maps.

Lunch : Baby Meal (Cereal)
Dinner : Baby Meal (Oat)

Some photos taken today
(coming soon)

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100% este pechito come papa said...

¡¡what a little busy traveller!!
enjoy home for now and summon the strenght for the next one, and yes, bring daddy and mommy along :-)


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