As always, you are sad when a good trip comes to the end. Our time in the Galapagos has been a beautiful experience, and I already can't wait to come back again in the near future! I will be doing a complete write- up of my adventures soon!
While there are so many things to do and see in Peru, some of the most treasured experiences can't be planned for. Today was a very special day as we were invited to participate in a llama (or alpaca) Blessing festival in one of the villages outside of Ollantaytambo. After breakfast we traveled through the [...]
This little town is one of my favorite villages in Peru. We spent the morning exploring the village and the local ruins. Ollantaytambo (followed closely by Pisac) is one of my favorite cities in Peru. From the markets, to the ruins, to the charming little streets - you could spend weeks in this charming little [...]
Southern Peru is a beautiful place, and one that I would like to explore much more in depth. Lake Titicaca to Cusco, the capital city of the Incan Empire, is a scenic & significant route. Lake Titicaca is known as the birthplace of the Inca civilization, after which the people began to migrate to Cusco. [...]
Did you know that lake Titicaca is the highest elevation lake in the world? The lake is surrounded by Bolivia on it's southern side and Peru on it's northern side and is the birth place of the Ancient Incan civilization. We traveled overland from Copacabana, Bolivia to Puno, Peru and it was one of the [...]