If our first day in the Amazon was exciting, the remaining time we enjoyed there wasn’t any less! And this video is a proof of that: Day 2 Life in the Amazon starts at dawn: this applies whether you are a local or a visitor! With a 6AM … more »
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We never thought there would be cement buildings in the middle of the Amazon. That is certainly not the romanticized image of the jungle one gets from photos and movies. But when we actually went into the wild in Peru, we discovered that the Amazon is more than dense vegetation, tribes and exotic … more »
The beauty of traveling in Peru is that, within the same country, there are such diverse areas as the coast, the highlands (Andes) and the jungle (Amazon). Until last year, whenever I’d think of the Amazon, I’d immediately picture a region within Brazil. Although it is true that the vast … more »
This is the one and only oasis in South America! The city of Ica, in the South-west coast of Peru, is surrounded by deserted lands. Pure sand, heat and dryness. No surprise that the oasis of Huacachina has become the touristic jewel of the region. As if taken out of … more »
First of all, allow me to say: there is no such thing as “Easter Island on a budget”! So, before you accuse me of writing a misleading title, let me explain that what I meant to say was “how to make the most of Easter Island while spending … more »
This hotel offers a perfect (and extremely rare) combination of lovely place to stay at, while contributing to a great social cause. I’d be happy to stay here considering the proceeds of every stay go towards an organization called The Ninos Unidos Peruanos Foundation that deals with unprivileged local kids. But … more »
As the sun comes down in the city of Ica, in South Peru, one can appreciate the contrast established between the building rooftops and the desert in the horizon. Just at the border of the city sits South America’s only oasis, Huacachina, that welcomes locals and tourists alike for a … more »
Teotihuacan is an ancient archeological site about 1 hour outside of Mexico City. The pyramids in this city are absolutely astounding, given how well they are preserved and the fact that they were constructed around the year 100 BC. The place has amazing symmetry as you can see in the … more »
When going to rustic places, many travelers enjoy visiting local markets, where villagers come to exchange their products, sell souvenirs and, generally, get supplies for their daily lives. I believe that markets are, indeed, a great intro to local life: by observing what people sell, buy and use, you get … more »
The Peruvian Andes will take you through countless vistas such as this. Sparsely populated villages with a massive church in the center. We passed through this village in the Colca Valley while busing from one place to another. It was hot in the sun and cold in the shade. At … more »