QuickPeek: Inti Raymi. Night out. Indigenous celebrations.
So Stella mentioned about a ceremony honouring Pachamama (Mother earth) which got linked with the Incan Solstice festivities called Inti Raymi. Inti Raymi is a popular festival in Incan lands, mainly in Paru, where they celebrate the arrival of winter… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Rest. Cooking.
We bid goodbyes to Stella and Luciano and in the rainy evening, headed out into town to meet our Lucia. It was easy to spot Lucia’s home and she was waiting for us and invited us into her beautiful home… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Cooking. Walkabout.
We started the day really early as the bus out was at 8 AM and we bid farewell to Alexandra and Cami and walked up in freezing weather. Teh bus was a few minutes late but was nice and warm… Continue Reading →
Today we originally planned for another hike, but first we figured it was important to get the bus tickets sorted out to head to Argentina and so eventually figured to take a day off to rest the legs and probably… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Hike. Cooking. Sun.
San Pedro is a tourist town with a lot of backpacking crowd and I suppose also a good collection of luxury travellers too. The village was pretty, and as Flori mentioned a while back, it was pretty “Hippie”. I suppose… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Tourism. rest. Cooking.
We managed to sucker Vicente to join us for a short trip up north to La Serena. Fernanda’s mum was from La Serena and was happy to host us while we were there. So we took a overnight bus from… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Rest. Good times. Tourism. Tattoo.
The past couple of weeks have been exquisite days in Santiago with our awesome hosts and friends Fernanda and Vicente! We went hiking around town, met up with a dear friend Victor, visited Valparaiso, did enormous amounts of cooking and… Continue Reading →
Here’s a look at a small section of the amazing street art in Valparaiso! It’s easy to spend many days exploring the small streets (and stairs) of this pretty town!
QuickPeek: Goodbyes. Air travel.
Today was our return journey back to the continent. It had been a few very interesting days of contemplation on Easter island and time well spent in the company of really lovely hosts, Malu, Connie and Hector. The island has… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Tourism. Sunny. Tattoo. Cooking.
There is very little things to do in Easter Island as a tourist. If one were an archeologist, there is an endless collection of petroglyphs and untapped sites which might provide immense excitement. For the casual observer, there is a… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Bike Ride. Perfect weather. Ruins.
Being in Easter Island, one of the few things one can do to keep one’s time occupied is to take a tour of the Island’s Archeological sites. Of which, there are numerous of. Ideally, one would hire guide service to… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Swimming. Camping. Archeological Sites.
The camp site was pretty as and with the ocean roaring right next to us, it was a lovely night’s sleep. The sleep was bothered only by the wild roosters who didn’t seem to know what time it was. They… Continue Reading →