When I told my friends and family that I was going to teach English abroad, I got many reactions, from “You don’t speak Spanish, so how can you teach English in South America?” to “that’s not a real job.”
The Salkantay Trek is as much an expedition for the soul as it is a test of physical endurance. I couldn’t have asked for a better experience, and that is most likely due to the wonderful team at Salkantay Trekking.
Rapa Nui (Easter Island or Isla de Pascua in Spanish) is one of those places you come to be entrenched in mystery, simplicity and kindness. We first arrived to a blustery afternoon serenaded by local music and leis.
As we left civilization to enter the mysterious world of the Amazon jungle we had high hopes of seeing a wild capybara in its natural habitat.