QuickPeek: Hikes. Tourism.
Samaipata is a bit of an quiet village nestled in the hills with nice weather and that seemed to have attracted a sizeable community of europeans who live here. Well I suppose the presence of the foreign population just meant… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Meeting friends. Great host. Tourism.
I have been backpacking for the past 3 weeks to so, but it’s such a different mode than cycling that I am not sure how to approach it. The point to point bus rides and then trying to figure out… Continue Reading →
I thought Bolivia was primarily Altiplano. All the tourism promos for the country seem to focus on the highlands and the cultural aspects of it, but in reality about 70% of Bolivia is tropical or sub tropical and very very… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Border Crossing. New Friends!
Finally we are headed to Bolivia. It had been long time in coming, but finally we are on our way. The first time we were headed here, we turned around in Ecuador to ride the Amazonias. We skipped the second… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Rest. Cooking.
After the lovely time in Ledesma, we headed back to Jujuy primarily to take care of some eye niggles that Krista had been having. I suppose it was a great decision as she managed to take care of everything and… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Rest. Hike. Cooking.
Ledesma was a working town. Diego explained the history of its Sugar cane farms and the processing plant that pretty much defined the little town.over time the industry became the identity of town and the entire city depended on one… Continue Reading →
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 →