Arequipa & border crossing lessons from Peru to Chile

If you are bussing from Peru to Chile, Arequipa is certainly a worthwhile detour. From Cusco you can catch a bus to Arequipa, and then another bus to Tacna on the border of Chile. At Tacna you can get a taxi that will take you across the Chilean border to Arica. Beware of overstaying your Peruvian Visa, or …

That Time We Accidentally Smuggled Our Friend Into Bolivia

Who knew 7 nights and 6 days in Bolivia could be such an adventure? With the help of Lonely Planet’s: South America on a Shoestring book (now referred to as the bible), I managed to get a glimpse of 3 main highlights of Bolivia: Isla Del Sol, The Yungas and the Salt Flats in less …