Information on the Andes and South America
South American Explorers Club - US Organisation with good book and map catalogue and up to date security information.
Andean Links - A huge page of links on Andean languages, culture and travel. Almost everything, including ourselves, is here somewhere!
Direccion Meteorolgica de Chile - Chilean Weather Forecasts
Refugio Lo Valdes - A nice wee mountain hut in the Chilean Andes, only a couple of hours from Santiago
Some Superbueno Travel Links
The High Altitude Medicine Guide - As it says
XE.com - Currency Converter Universal Currency Converter. Need to know how many Armenian Drams you get for a Uruguayan Peso? The answer at 22nd Feb 2006 is 18.12
The World Clock - Time Zones What time is it in Buenos Aires or Addis Ababa now?
World Electric Guide Need to know what kind of plug you should take to Togo or what the voltage is in Upper Volta?
GeoHive Some busy bee has been accumulating lots and lots of data about all the worlds countries. Lists of everything from Coal consumption to Fertility rates. Personally I always thought the two were linked - a blazing hot fire is so nice and romantic!
Fit for Travel A good Scottish Health Service website giving information about vaccinations, health risks etc. good maps of Malaria hazard zones for each country.
FCO The Foreign And Commonwealth Office - UK travel advisories, not quite as many warnings as the Americans.....
Books, Maps, etc
Omnimap US map retailer.
Mountaineering and Trekking Equipment
Aiguille Alpine Great rucksacks. Comfortable and tough.
PH designs Down jackets and sleeping bags.
Expedition Kit Hire A relatively new expedition kit hire company, just about everything you could possibly want to hire with the exception of chocolate bars!
Castle Douglas, Galloway and Scotland
Galloway Climbing A page run by Stephen Reid with info on walking, rock and ice climbing, and skiing in the Galloway Hills
Wir ain Leid - A barrie Scots Leid wabsite. If yer stravaigin aroon the wab wi nowt better tae do, tak a wee keek the nou. Jist dab yer moose tae gang.
Scottish Climbing Conditions etc.
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