QuickPeek: Araucaria. Volcanoes. Condor. Fall colors. Autumn. Lakes.
Hello there! The apparent slumber for the past many months was because I have kind of gotten into a nice little groove here in Santiago, Chile. A lot is happening around, including the fact that the bike ride is on… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Rest. Tourism.
The Historic Center of Cusco is an incredible place. The architecture has a combination of Pre incan, Incan and Spanish styles and the city is pretty sweet to walk about in. We spent a good chunk of time here mainly… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Cooking. Hitch hiking
I looked thro the maps and spotted some roads heading north up the altiplano, a bit parallel to the main tourism trunk, but much further out and we figured it might be interesting to follow along the remote roads a… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Rest. Hike. Cooking.
Though the little town of Putina was pretty nice and quiet, we decided to move on. The little rived that flowed thro the town was crazy polluted and the smell was pretty intense. The sun’s up early here, around 5:30… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Rest. Tourism.
This section we are travelling thro, is a pretty intense route for tourism. Even if one starts in the middle of Peru, it goes from Lima, Cusco, Titicaca, la Paz, Uyuni, San Pedro de Atacama and heads south. There were… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Too many Buses. Hiking. Island life. Vegan Food
Yay, back in Peru after more than a year! We decided to take an early morning bus out of Copacabana and after a good b’fast at the hostal Joshua, we walked up to the main square and picked up the… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Tourism. Rest. Hiking.
We arrived at the terminal of La Paz early in the morning. We had a Couchsurfing host in town, but he was expecting us late at night. We had all day to hang about so we stored the heavy backpack… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Rest. Cooking. Tourism. Dogs!
Leaving Oruro was a bit of fun. We were up and ready to hit the road and as we headed out of the small hostel we were at, we noticed that there traffic was super light. Hmmm, there had been… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Cooking. Rest. Tourism.
We decided to head to the small town of Uyuni about 4 hrs by bus from Potosi. This was a tourist highway, but Uyuni was a small village, just in the periphery of the world’s largest Salt flats, Salar de… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Walking. Tourism.
We came into Potosi at an elevation of about 4000m. I thought the thin air might be a bit of a bother, but apart from a little bit of shortness of breath, it was not too bad. We took a… Continue Reading →