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.
Argentina is a magical place where the people are vibrant, the cities are eclectic and the dancing is sexy.
Santiago is surprisingly developed, the people are extremely helpful and friendly, and many locals speak English. It may not be my favorite spot in Chile but the city offers a lot of history, and shows a different side of the country.
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 …
So my birthday began like any other, in a completely subpar “hostel” in a small coastal town on the border of Peru and Chile.
Maintaining dietary restrictions can be an overwhelming obstacle in general, let alone when you’re traveling. However, the good news is, it is becoming easier each year as more people become familiar with gluten-free diets.
May 8, 2014 Since living in Cusco, I learned a lot about myself, Peruvian culture, and life as an expat. The most important skill I think I’ve acquired on my travels, is the ability to adapt to new situations and environments.
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 …