When I told my friends and family that I was going to teach English abroad, I got many reactions, ranging 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.
Words can’t quite do justice to Valapraiso. To articulate its beauty, would almost be too cliche.
As the sun sets on an ordinary night, why not take a hike to a 16,000-foot-glacier? This annual pilgrimage for the Lord of Qoyllur Rit’i is an intriguing blend of Catholicism and paying homage to nature deities.
Whether you enjoy white water rafting, encountering exotic animals, wandering through historic cities, or sampling foreign dishes, these experiences will inspire you, change you, and make you want to give up your day job to travel full time.
After utilizing every mode of transportation imaginable, we made it to the end of the Earth in Chile’s Southern most region of Patagonia. When you come to Patagonia, you expect ice, snow, general coldness, and strange creatures.
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.
If you’re on a budget or short on a time, but don’t want to miss out on the ancient world wonder, there is a cheap and quick way to visit Machu Picchu for about $100.