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Jesuit Block and Estancias of Córdoba Michael Novins

Jesuit Block and Estancias of Córdoba by Michael Novins

In October 2017, I made a day trip by minibus from Córdoba to Alta Gracia, the location of one of the estancias. The minibus stopped in Alta Gracia's center, from where it was a short walk to Plaza Manuel Solares and the estancia. From the estancia, it was a 15-minute walk, the first part along the estancia's reservoir, to the Museo Casa de Ernesto Che Guevara, where the world's most famous revolutionary lived in the 1930s. I also visited the Jesuit Block in Córdoba, which is now home to the city's natural history, paleontological and botanical museums, as well as a church and library.

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Valparaiso Michael Novins

Valparaiso by Michael Novins

In October 2017, I made a day trip by bus (which run every few minutes) from Santiago to Valparaíso, the dilapidated port city. The city’s golden age was from the mid-nineteenth century until 1914, when the Panama Canal opened — after the canal opened, ships from the eastern United States and Europe could transit the isthmus instead of voyaging around Cape Horn, so fewer ships called on Valparaíso. Nowadays, the former “Jewel of the Pacific” is best known for the graffiti that wallpapers nearly every exposed surface of the ramshackle buildings that line its cobbled streets and alleys.

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Sewell Mining Town Michael Novins

Sewell Mining Town by Michael Novins

In October 2017, I made a long day trip from Santiago to Sewell Mining Town. Weekend trips organized by VTS (http://www.vts.cl) depart at 8:30 am from the international coffee chain just outside Baquedano metro station, one of the major transfer stations, and return to the same location around 7:30 pm, nearly 11 hours later.

If you take the trip on a Sunday, as I did, bear in mind that the tour does not stop for lunch (included) until after the visit, around 4:30pm, and that most local stores in Santiago don't open on Sundays until after the departure time, so you won't be able to purchase breakfast or snacks until the first stop, more than an hour after departure, outside a supermarket in Rancagua, where other visitors join the tour.

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Churches of Chiloé Michael Novins

Churches of Chiloé by Michael Novins

In October 2017, I made an easy, but long, day trip by bus from Puerto Montt to Castro, probably the best base from which to visit the wooden churches. One of the best wooden churches, the Church of San Francisco, is next to Castro's bus station. I arrived in Castro around 11:30 am, so was able to visit the interior of the church, which on the day of my visit was open from early morning to noon, closed early afternoon, and then reopened in the late afternoon.

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Ischigualasto / Talampaya Michael Novins

Ischigualasto / Talampaya by Michael Novins

In October 2017 I visited Talampaya National Park by public transport from La Rioja, which is much easier than I was led to believe by the information I read on various websites. I took the 7:00 am bus operated by Facundo from La Rioja, destination Villa Unión, which travels through Talampaya National Park. Around three hours from La Rioja, the bus passes the park's main entrance, where the bus will stop upon request (I was the only passenger to disembark at the park, so don't rely on others to request the stop). The bus arrived at the main entrance just after 10:00 am.

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  1. Galapagos Islands
  2. Brazilian Atlantic Islands
  3. Mount Qingcheng and Dujiangyan
  4. Longmen Grottoes
  5. Imperial Tombs
  6. Cape Floral Region
  7. Notre-Dame Cathedral in Tournai
  8. Echmiatsin and Zvartnots
  9. Ephesus
  10. Val di Noto
  11. Villa d'Este
  12. Dorset and East Devon Coast
  13. Vienna
  14. Masada
  15. Old City of Acre
  16. Aranjuez
  17. Tugendhat Villa
  18. Lamu Old Town
  19. Mazagan
  20. Kenya Lake System
  21. Calakmul
  22. Upper Middle Rhine Valley
  23. Stralsund and Wismar
  24. Trebic
  25. Kew Gardens
  26. Town Hall and Roland, Bremen
  27. White City of Tel-Aviv
  28. Novodevichy Convent
  29. Rio de Janeiro
  30. Incense Route of the Negev
  31. Biblical Tells
  32. Macao
  33. Kaiping Diaolou
  34. Lagoons of New Caledonia
  35. Quebrada de Humahuaca
  36. Royal Exhibition Building
  37. Luis Barragán House and Studio
  38. Lopé-Okanda
  39. Ilulissat Icefjord
  40. Liverpool
  41. Thingvellir
  42. Pitons Management Area
  43. Vredefort Dome
  44. Gulf of California
  45. Wadi Al-Hitan
  46. Harar
  47. Qal'at al-Bahrain
  48. Nesvizh
  49. Tiya
  50. Syracuse
  51. Central Highlands
  52. Tequila
  53. Kathmandu Valley
  54. Genoa
  55. Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries
  56. Sewell Mining Town
  57. Vizcaya Bridge
  58. Bahá’i Holy Places
  59. Rideau Canal
  60. Aapravasi Ghat
  61. Crac des Chevaliers
  62. Mijikenda Kaya Forests
  63. León Cathedral
  64. Berlin Modernism Housing Estates
  65. Nisa
  66. Lavaux, Vineyard Terraces
  67. San Marino and Mount Titano
  68. Kotor
  69. Central University City Campus of the UNAM
  70. Rainforests of the Atsinanana
  71. Teide National Park
  72. Le Morne
  73. Jeju
  74. São Francisco Square
  75. Wooden Churches of the Slovak Carpathians
  76. San Miguel de Allende
  77. Hiraizumi
  78. Fortifications of Vauban
  79. Mantua and Sabbioneta
  80. Copan
  81. Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve
  82. Fort Jesus
  83. Stoclet House
  84. La Chaux-de-Fonds / Le Locle
  85. Dengfeng
  86. Australian Convict Sites
  87. Valletta
  88. Cidade Velha
  89. Tower of Hercules
  90. Pitons of Reunion
  91. Royal Joseon Tombs
  92. Megalithic Temples of Malta
  93. Hahoe and Yangdong
  94. Turaif Quarter
  95. West Lake
  96. Jantar Mantar
  97. Redwood
  98. Al Ain
  99. Ancient villages of Northern Syria
  100. Amsterdam Canal Ring
  101. Camino Real
  102. Yagul and Mitla
  103. Historic Jeddah
  104. Prehistoric Pile Dwellings
  105. Selimiye Mosque
  106. Fagus Factory
  107. Bridgetown
  108. Rock Islands
  109. Mount Carmel Caves
  110. Levuka
  111. Grand Pré
  112. Red Bay Basque Whaling Station
  113. Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe
  114. Fujisan
  115. Mount Etna
  116. Namib Sand Sea
  117. Okavango Delta
  118. Bethlehem
  119. Poverty Point
  120. Namhansanseong
  121. Silk Roads
  122. Grand Canal
  123. Tomioka Silk Mill
  124. Champagne
  125. San Antonio Missions
  126. Speicherstadt and Kontorhaus District
  127. Kakadu National Park
  128. Necropolis of Bet She'arim
  129. Old City of Jerusalem
  130. Sites of Japan's Meiji Industrial Revolution
  131. Arab-Norman Palermo
  132. Quirigua
  133. Antigua Naval Dockyard
  134. Aksum
  135. Mammoth Cave
  136. Nan Madol
  137. Olympic National Park
  138. Great Barrier Reef
  139. ǂKhomani Cultural Landscape
  140. Serengeti
  141. Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump
  142. Fontainebleau
  143. Amiens Cathedral
  144. Arles
  145. Sydney Opera House
  146. Speyer Cathedral
  147. Medina of Fez
  148. Stone Town of Zanzibar
  149. Florence
  150. Lalibela
  151. Tasmanian Wilderness
  152. Leptis Magna
  153. Sabratha
  154. Lord Howe Island
  155. Hildesheim Cathedral and Church
  156. Olinda
  157. Fasil Ghebbi
  158. Djémila
  159. Tipasa
  160. Timgad
  161. Cahokia Mounds
  162. Quito
  163. Damascus
  164. Anuradhapura
  165. Polonnaruva
  166. Sigiriya
  167. Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans
  168. Old Havana
  169. Angra do Heroismo
  170. Aleppo
  171. Rila Monastery
  172. Palmyra
  173. Humayun's Tomb
  174. Qutb Minar
  175. Khajuraho Group of Monuments
  176. Ajanta Caves
  177. Ellora Caves
  178. Elephanta Caves
  179. Hill Forts of Rajasthan
  180. Mahabalipuram
  181. Agra Fort
  182. Taj Mahal
  183. Fatehpur Sikri
  184. Great Smoky Mountains
  185. Vallée de Mai
  186. Belem
  187. La Fortaleza
  188. Old City of Berne
  189. Abbey of St Gall
  190. Mesa Verde
  191. Lübeck
  192. Cuzco
  193. Machu Picchu
  194. Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis
  195. Yellowstone
  196. Chitwan National Park
  197. Cartagena
  198. Vatican City
  199. Castles of Augustusburg and Falkenlust
  200. Cracow
  201. Cologne Cathedral
  202. Anjar
  203. Baalbek
  204. Byblos
  205. Aachen Cathedral
  206. Warsaw
  207. Québec
  208. Iguazu National Park
  209. Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks
  210. Statue of Liberty
  211. Yosemite National Park
  212. Salvador de Bahia
  213. Auschwitz Birkenau
  214. Altamira Cave
  215. Segovia
  216. Asturian Monuments
  217. Cordoba
  218. Granada
  219. Burgos Cathedral
  220. El Escurial
  221. Wieliczka and Bochnia Royal Salt Mines
  222. Works of Antoni Gaudí
  223. Royal Palaces of Abomey
  224. Petra
  225. Medina of Marrakesh
  226. Forts and Castles Gold Coast
  227. Pont du Gard
  228. Santiago de Compostela
  229. Avila
  230. Painted Churches in the Troödos Region
  231. Chaco Culture
  232. Waterton Glacier International Peace Park
  233. Istanbul
  234. Göreme NP
  235. Medina of Tunis
  236. Evora
  237. Trier
  238. Gondwana Rainforests
  239. Site of Carthage
  240. Stonehenge
  241. Mudejar Architecture of Aragon
  242. Toledo
  243. Amphitheater of El Jem
  244. Salamanca
  245. Seville
  246. Caceres
  247. Studenica Monastery
  248. Ngorongoro
  249. Skocjan Caves
  250. Venice and its Lagoon
  251. Piazza del Duomo (Pisa)
  252. L'Anse aux Meadows
  253. Budapest
  254. Acropolis
  255. Hawaii Volcanoes
  256. Sian Ka'an
  257. Palenque
  258. Mexico City and Xochimilco
  259. Teotihuacan
  260. Oaxaca and Monte Alban
  261. Puebla
  262. Gros Morne National Park
  263. Potosi
  264. Lake District
  265. Blenheim Palace
  266. Westminster
  267. City of Bath
  268. Great Wall
  269. Imperial Palace
  270. Mogao Caves
  271. Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor
  272. Monticello
  273. Ksar of Aït Ben Haddou
  274. Uluru
  275. Kandy
  276. Old Town of Galle
  277. Sundarbans National Park
  278. Luang Prabang
  279. Guanajuato
  280. Chichen-Itza
  281. Tower of London
  282. Epidaurus
  283. Taos Pueblo
  284. Rhodes
  285. Canterbury
  286. Medina of Sousse
  287. Lima
  288. Victoria Falls
  289. Neolithic Orkney
  290. Abbey and Altenmünster of Lorsch
  291. Poblet Monastery
  292. Santo Domingo
  293. Kiev
  294. Potsdam
  295. Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz
  296. St. Petersburg
  297. Vilnius
  298. Kremlin and Red Square
  299. Maulbronn Monastery
  300. Te Wahipounamu
  301. Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino
  302. Skogskyrkogarden
  303. Drottningholm
  304. Golden Temple of Dambulla
  305. Kasbah of Algiers
  306. Sucre
  307. Tiwanaku
  308. Berat and Gjirokastra
  309. Butrint
  310. Ayutthaya
  311. Sammallahdenmäki
  312. Old Rauma
  313. Fortress of Suomenlinna
  314. Morelia
  315. Borobudur
  316. Paris, Banks of the Seine
  317. Reims
  318. Bukhara
  319. Samarkand
  320. Komodo National Park
  321. Ruins of León Viejo
  322. Prague
  323. Cesky Krumlov
  324. Banska Stiavnica
  325. Telc
  326. Rammelsberg and Goslar
  327. Mir Castle
  328. El Tajin
  329. White Monuments of Vladimir and Suzdal
  330. Church of the Ascension, Kolomenskoye
  331. Tikal National Park
  332. Prambanan
  333. Antigua Guatemala
  334. Trinity Sergius Lavra
  335. Himeji-jo
  336. Mérida
  337. Santa Maria de Guadelupe
  338. Angkor
  339. Matera
  340. Joya de Ceren
  341. Zacatecas
  342. Baroque Churches
  343. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  344. Völklingen Ironworks
  345. Ancient Kyoto
  346. Roskilde Cathedral
  347. Kronborg Castle
  348. City of Luxembourg
  349. Popocatepetl monasteries
  350. Potala Palace
  351. Mtskheta
  352. Dinosaur Provincial Park
  353. Gelati Monastery
  354. Vicenza
  355. Rock Paintings of the Sierra de San Francisco
  356. Rapa Nui
  357. Glacier parks
  358. Messel Pit
  359. Carlsbad Caverns
  360. Sintra
  361. Medieval Monuments in Kosovo
  362. Naples
  363. Edinburgh
  364. Bauhaus Sites
  365. Kutna Hora
  366. Seokguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple
  367. Jongmyo Shrine
  368. Schokland
  369. Old Town Lunenburg
  370. Colonia del Sacramento
  371. Grand Canyon
  372. Medina of Essaouira
  373. Lake Baikal
  374. Oporto
  375. Defence Line of Amsterdam
  376. Everglades
  377. Fertö/Neusiedlersee
  378. Genbaku Dome
  379. Itsukushima Shrine
  380. Mount Emei, including Leshan Giant Buddha
  381. Independence Hall
  382. Cuenca
  383. La Lonja de la Seda
  384. Luther Memorials
  385. Salzburg
  386. Semmering Railway
  387. Schönbrunn
  388. The trulli of Alberobello
  389. Paphos
  390. Panamá
  391. Uxmal
  392. Querétaro
  393. Meknes
  394. Dougga/Thugga
  395. Maritime Greenwich
  396. Verona
  397. Palau de la Musica Catalana and Hospital de Sant Pau
  398. Yuso and Suso Monasteries
  399. Euphrasian Basilica in Porec
  400. Chartres Cathedral
  401. Classical Gardens of Suzhou
  402. Morne Trois Pitons
  403. Hospicio Cabañas
  404. Changdeokgung Palace Complex
  405. Hwaseong Fortress
  406. Willemstad
  407. Tallinn
  408. Residences of the Royal House of Savoy
  409. Botanical Garden, Padua
  410. Pompei
  411. Versailles
  412. Agrigento
  413. Villa Romana del Casale
  414. Su Nuraxi di Barumini
  415. Volubilis
  416. Classical Weimar
  417. Malbork Castle
  418. Choirokoitia
  419. Riga
  420. Flemish Béguinages
  421. Grand Place, Brussels
  422. Holy Trinity Column
  423. Pyramids (Memphis)
  424. Gardens and Castle at Kromeríz
  425. Holasovice
  426. Tlacotalpan
  427. L'viv
  428. Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal
  429. Ancient Thebes
  430. Ancient Nara
  431. Lyon
  432. Provins
  433. Tarraco
  434. Alcala de Henares
  435. Summer Palace
  436. Temple of Heaven
  437. Bellinzone
  438. Ancient Merv
  439. Kuk
  440. Historic Cairo
  441. Campeche
  442. Museumsinsel (Museum Island)
  443. Beemster Polder
  444. Simien National Park
  445. Litomysl Castle
  446. Villa Adriana (Tivoli)
  447. Rome
  448. Brimstone Hill Fortress
  449. Dazu Rock Carvings
  450. Nikko
  451. iSimangaliso Wetland Park
  452. Fossil Hominid Sites
  453. Robben Island
  454. Greater Blue Mountains
  455. San Cristobal de La Laguna
  456. Santa Maria delle Grazie
  457. Palmeral of Elche
  458. Graz
  459. Loire Valley
  460. Laurisilva of Madeira
  461. Peninsula Valdes
  462. Xochicalco
  463. Paramaribo
  464. Mycenae and Tiryns
  465. Belfries
  466. Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
  467. Mostar
  468. Dubrovnik
  469. Ambohimanga
  470. Saint Catherine Area
  471. Walled City of Baku
  472. Valparaiso
  473. Stari Ras and Sopocani
  474. Monastery of Geghard
  475. Rietveld Schröderhuis
  476. Ischigualasto / Talampaya
  477. Wachau Cultural Landscape
  478. Churches of Chiloé
  479. Gusuku of Ryukyu
  480. Gyeongju
  481. Corfu
  482. St. George, Bermuda
  483. Blaenavon Industrial Landscape
  484. Maloti Drakensberg
  485. Roman Walls of Lugo
  486. Atapuerca
  487. Ohrid Region
  488. Curonian Spit
  489. Jesuit Block and Estancias of Córdoba
  490. Brugge
  491. Grand-Bassam
  1. Amritsar
  2. Bagan
  3. Chicago School of Architecture
  4. Copper Canyon
  5. Death Valley National Park
  6. Devils Island (on French Guiana)
  7. Dzongs of Bhutan
  8. Ephesus
  9. Historic University Towns of Oxford and Cambridge
  10. Kaieteur National Park, Iwokrama Forest and the Kanuku Mountains
  11. Major Buildings of Frank Lloyd Wright
  12. Minoan palaces of Crete
  13. Nan Madol
  14. Okavango Delta
  15. Plain of Jars / Sites Mégalithiques de la province de Xieng Khouang
  16. Scrovegni's Chapel
  17. Tanna Island
  18. The Soviet Architecture of Moscow
  19. Torres del Paine National Park
  20. Varanasi
  1. Galapagos Islands
  2. Lower Valley of the Awash
  3. Brazilian Atlantic Islands
  4. Longmen Grottoes
  5. Cape Floral Region
  6. Ephesus
  7. Vienna
  8. Three parallel rivers of Yunnan
  9. Rio de Janeiro
  10. Persepolis
  11. Ilulissat Icefjord
  12. Djenné
  13. Tropical Rainforest Sumatra
  14. West Norwegian Fjords
  15. Sagarmatha National Park
  16. Kathmandu Valley
  17. Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries
  18. Melaka and George Town
  19. Crac des Chevaliers
  20. Ouro Preto
  21. Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve
  22. Megalithic Temples of Malta
  23. Redwood
  24. Ancient villages of Northern Syria
  25. Amsterdam Canal Ring
  26. Selimiye Mosque
  27. Rock Islands
  28. Fujisan
  29. Decorated cave of Pont d'Arc
  30. Namib Sand Sea
  31. Okavango Delta
  32. Bethlehem
  33. Kakadu National Park
  34. Old City of Jerusalem
  35. Great Barrier Reef
  36. Serengeti
  37. Fontainebleau
  38. Amiens Cathedral
  39. Sydney Opera House
  40. Medina of Fez
  41. Stone Town of Zanzibar
  42. Florence
  43. Lalibela
  44. Tasmanian Wilderness
  45. Leptis Magna
  46. Sabratha
  47. Aldabra Atoll
  48. Timgad
  49. Quito
  50. Damascus
  51. Sigiriya
  52. Old Havana
  53. Aleppo
  54. Rila Monastery
  55. Palmyra
  56. Qutb Minar
  57. Churches and Convents of Goa
  58. Khajuraho Group of Monuments
  59. Ajanta Caves
  60. Ellora Caves
  61. Hill Forts of Rajasthan
  62. Mahabalipuram
  63. Agra Fort
  64. Taj Mahal
  65. Mesa Verde
  66. Cuzco
  67. Machu Picchu
  68. Yellowstone
  69. Cartagena
  70. Vatican City
  71. Lake Malawi
  72. Cracow
  73. Cologne Cathedral
  74. Baalbek
  75. Iguazu National Park
  76. Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks
  77. Statue of Liberty
  78. Salvador de Bahia
  79. Auschwitz Birkenau
  80. Altamira Cave
  81. Segovia
  82. Granada
  83. Wieliczka and Bochnia Royal Salt Mines
  84. Works of Antoni Gaudí
  85. Petra
  86. Medina of Marrakesh
  87. Pont du Gard
  88. Istanbul
  89. Göreme NP
  90. Great Zimbabwe Ruins
  91. Giant's Causeway
  92. Durham Castle and Cathedral
  93. Stonehenge
  94. Amphitheater of El Jem
  95. Seville
  96. Sana'a
  97. Ngorongoro
  98. Venice and its Lagoon
  99. Piazza del Duomo (Pisa)
  100. Budapest
  101. Kilimanjaro National Park
  102. Acropolis
  103. Hawaii Volcanoes
  104. Palenque
  105. Mexico City and Xochimilco
  106. Teotihuacan
  107. Oaxaca and Monte Alban
  108. Westminster
  109. City of Bath
  110. Great Wall
  111. Imperial Palace
  112. Mogao Caves
  113. Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor
  114. Monticello
  115. Ksar of Aït Ben Haddou
  116. Uluru
  117. Nemrut Dag
  118. Old Town of Galle
  119. Meteora
  120. Luang Prabang
  121. Guanajuato
  122. Chichen-Itza
  123. Tsingy de Bemaraha
  124. Canterbury
  125. Lima
  126. Victoria Falls
  127. Cliff of Bandiagara
  128. St. Petersburg
  129. Kremlin and Red Square
  130. Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino
  131. Sucre
  132. Borobudur
  133. Paris, Banks of the Seine
  134. Bukhara
  135. Samarkand
  136. Komodo National Park
  137. Prague
  138. Cesky Krumlov
  139. El Tajin
  140. Tikal National Park
  141. Antigua Guatemala
  142. Himeji-jo
  143. Mérida
  144. Angkor
  145. Ha Long Bay
  146. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  147. Ancient Kyoto
  148. Nasca Lines
  149. Potala Palace
  150. Dinosaur Provincial Park
  151. Rapa Nui
  152. Siena
  153. Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras
  154. Naples
  155. Edinburgh
  156. Colonia del Sacramento
  157. Grand Canyon
  158. Lake Baikal
  159. Everglades
  160. Volcanoes of Kamchatka
  161. Genbaku Dome
  162. Schönbrunn
  163. The trulli of Alberobello
  164. Panamá
  165. Maritime Greenwich
  166. Mont-Saint-Michel
  167. Palau de la Musica Catalana and Hospital de Sant Pau
  168. Chartres Cathedral
  169. Pompei
  170. Versailles
  171. Agrigento
  172. Villa Romana del Casale
  173. Su Nuraxi di Barumini
  174. Volubilis
  175. Grand Place, Brussels
  176. Pyramids (Memphis)
  177. Ancient Thebes
  178. Temple of Heaven
  179. Historic Cairo
  180. Rome
  181. Peninsula Valdes
  182. Mountain Railways of India
  183. Dubrovnik
  184. Saint Catherine Area
  185. Island of Saint-Louis
  186. Brugge
  187. Central Amazon Conservation Complex
  188. Pantanal
  189. Virunga National Park
  190. Sub-Antarctic Islands
  191. Socotra Archipelago
  192. Meroe