Thursday, March 18, 2010

I'l be in the Western Hemisphere from 29 March to 6 May!

And I say the Western Hemisphere because my itinerary is pretty damn complex. This one isn't an NAC-sponsored reading tour; it's just my dad wanting to climb Machu Picchu while he still can. He's taken a month off work, and asked me to organise an itinerary. Well, here goes:

29 MAR SINGAPORE Dep Singapore 2350, SQ26. Stopover in Frankfurt.
30 New York, USA Arr JFK 1055. Dep JFK 2345, LA531.
31 Lima, PERU Arr Lima 0640.
2 APR Good Friday Lima/Buenos Aires Dep Lima 1235, LA4641. Arr Buenos Aires 1855.
5 Buenos Aires /near Zarate Morning: take probably hired car to Estancia Dos Hermanos. Activities. Spend night.
6 Near Zarate/Buenos Aires Return from Estancia Dos Hermanos. Dep Buenos Aires evening, bus. 15-18 hour journey
7 Puerto Iguazu Arr Puerto Iguazu, afternoon.
9 Puerto Iguazu/ Foz do Iguacu, BRAZIL Cross over to Brazilian side of Iguazu Falls, taxi. Dep Foz do Iguacu, evening, bus. 11 hour journey
10 Curitiba/Sao Paulo Arr Curitiba, morning. Dep Curitiba, afternoon, bus. 6 hour journey. Arr Sao Paulo, evening.
11 Sao Paulo Dep Sao Paulo (GRU) 2305, JJ3746
12 Manaus/Amazon Arr Manaus 0205. Dep Manaus 1330, Packtours boat.
14 Amazon/Manaus Arr Manaus 1730, Packtours boat.
15 Manaus/Rio de Janeiro Dep Manaus 0035, JJ3251 Arr Rio de Janeiro 0540
17 Rio de Janeiro/ Petropolis/ Rio de Janeiro Take hotel shuttle or bus to Petropolis, visit Museu Imperial, Cathedral Sao Pedro, Casa de Santos Dumont. Return.
18 Rio de Janeiro/ Santiago, CHILE Dep Rio de Janeiro 0800, LA 757. Arrive 1315 in Santiago de Chile. Dep 2130 LA632
19 Lima, PERU/Nazca Arr Lima 0030. Dep Lima time 0430, Go2Peru bus. Arr Nazca 1130. Dep Nazca 2000, Go2Peru bus.
20 Nazca/Cusco Arr Cusco 1100.
21 Cusco/Machu Picchu/Cusco Dep Cusco 0650, Perurail backpacker train. Arr Machu Picchu 1051. Dep Machu Picchu 1703, Perurail backpacker train. Arr Cusco 2119.
24 Cusco/Puno Dep Cusco 0800, Perurail train. Arr Puno 1750,
25 Puno Visit Lake Titicaca: get a group tour of Uros and Taquile.
26 Puno/Lima Dep Juliaca, Puno 0905, LP123. Arr Lima, 1040.
27 New York, USA Dep Lima 2355, LA530.
28 New York Arr JFK 0835.
29 New York Dep for Father JFK 2125, SQ25
1 MAY New York/ SINGAPORE Arr for Father Singapore 0630.
4 New York Dep for Yi-Sheng JFK 2125, SQ25
6 SINGAPORE Arr for Yi-Sheng Singapore 0630.

Yeppers. Have fun while I'm gone!

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