Today’s photo takes us high into the Andes in Peru. If you walk around the wonderful market in Pisac, a little town about one hour away from Cusco, you will see these amazing little dolls all over the place! They’re so beautifully crafted and colorful that you feel like getting … more »
From Mexico all the way down to Patagonia. That’s the plan and we want you to join us!
Go straight to a country of your choice or let us take you anywhere in Latin America with the stories below.
I had never thought about the consequences of colonialism as much as while we were traveling around Latin America. I am half Portuguese and half Spanish and, having studied in Portugal, I have obviously learnt a lot about “the great discoveries” of my people and the subsequent colonial actions in … more »
Welcome to Sao Paulo, the largest city in Brazil. Once you become acquainted with this place, you might refer to it as “Sampa”, like locals and friends do. This is a view of the city’s skyline from Parque do Ibirapuera. When I think of parks, at least in most parts of the … more »
There are certain experiences that are unique to a given place in the world. Staying at a hotel made of salt is something that screams “Salar de Uyuni… Bolivia!” out loud. That’s why when we finally made it to the largest salt flat on earth, we couldn’t pass on the … more »
I’ve read somewhere that there are about 7 million llamas and alpacas in the world. But I bet that not all of them are as cute as these. I know the surroundings do a lot, sure, but if there was a Miss Llama contest somewhere in South America, I’d suggest … more »
If you are planning an extensive trip around South America, chances are you are including Salar de Uyuni in your itinerary. The largest salt flat in the world, located in Bolivia, is indeed pretty spectacular and shouldn’t be missed, particularly if you are into nature and adventure related activities. But … more »
Hotel Ollanta is a nice little hotel outside the noisy hustle and bustle of Ica’s city center but near enough that you can be in the middle of the action in about 10 minutes. The rooms are welcoming and surprisingly large. Our room had 2 double beds placed together making … more »
As the world is celebrating Carnival and Brazil is top of the pops when it comes to that, Photo of the Day is dedicated to the crazy time we spent in Salvador da Bahia last year. If there is one thing to love about Brazilians (yeah, I know there’s many…) … more »
Carnival is a festival celebrated in many places around the world. Still, for many people, carnival is synonymous with Rio de Janeiro, Brazil! Last year, we decided to spend this festive time in the land of samba, where our friends Dushi and Avinash came to meet us. We divided our carnival days … more »
You know you’re in the Andes, when anything and everything can be llama customized! The good people at the Sunday Market in Pisac were selling Llamasutra t-shirts that show these cute animals performing inventive sexual positions! A turn on? Probably not in the traditional sensual sense, but it’s definetly a … more »