As little as five years ago, I thought of South America as a far away land of dramatic landscapes – the Andes, salt flats, Machu Picchu, and llamas. It seemed so far away, and about as likely for me to visit as the moon. So this year when I headed off on my first Trafalgar tour, Impressions of South America, I had some huge expectations. The trip exceeded every single one of them. Read more..