Our first proper stop in Peru after crossing the boarder from Chile was Arequipa. The city is known for it’s charming historical center, impressive view of the volcano Misti and also as departure point to explore the Colca Valley, where the world’s deepest canyon is located. We spent 4 … more »
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Read: Exploring the Atacama desert with Grado 10, part 3/4: Cejar Lagoon It’s 4.30AM when we step out of our hotel to be picked up – by now, we’ve grown used to the magnificent starry skies at San Pedro de Atacama, but not any less impressed by them. As we … more »
Read: Exploring the Atacama desert with Grado 10, part 2/4: Altiplanic Lagoons Because we are hardcore kind of travelers (and you probably know that by know) on the same day as the Altiplanic Lagoons tour, we decided to go on an afternoon tour to Cejar Lagoon too. Actually, it’s a … more »
Arriving in the Atacama Desert means coming to a place surrounded by endlessly arid landscapes, rough mountains, starching sun during the day and surprisingly low temperatures during the night. To enjoy the desert experience to the fullest you are going to have to rough it up during the day and … more »
Read: Exploring the Atacama desert with Grado 10, part 1/4: the Moon Valley If you enjoy beautiful landscapes, you are sure to enjoy this tour, that consists in visiting a couple of Altiplanic Lagoons in the Atacama region, complemented with other mountain scenery and villages that you come across on … more »
Grado 10 is, hands down, the coolest tour company in town! Entertaining tours run by a fun team going around in a truck-bus hybrid, are guarantee of a time well spent around San Pedro de Atacama! We joined the guys at Grado 10 for 4 of the most popular tours … more »
Whether you are the type of tourist who normally likes taking guided tours or you are more of an independent kind of traveler, Easter Island is one of those places where it is very worth it to spend at least a day on an organized tour. Coming to the island … more »
Most hotels and hostels in Hanga Roa, Easter Island, tend to concentrate downtown, around the main road. Some others, like Cabanas Rapa Nui Orito, offer an alternative way to spend your time on the island, by staying in the in-lands, the “countryside”. Less than 10 minutes car ride from … more »
We landed on Easter Island with the excitement that one normally feels arriving at one of those places that you know you’ll most probably be at once in your lifetime! The team from Tea Nui knows how to receive eager tourists and introduces them to the Island in a way that … more »
Weskar Lodge in Puerto Natales (Southern Chile) is probably the hotel with the best view in the entire region. Our room overlooked the snow capped peaks and the serene blue bay of Puerto Natales. The hotel is situated about 10 minutes walk from the city center – they can … more »