How can fries and sausages, being such a straight-forward eat, become such a gastronomic icon in a land with such rich cuisine? I don’t know how, but salchipapas have certainly won the cravings of many Latins who love to snack! Salchipapas consist of a plate of potato fries topped with … more »
A few stupid things we’ve heard and seen this year!
“Internet is not working because the wind is too strong!”, bright receptionist at La Maison hotel in La Paz, Bolivia. By the way, there was not even a breeze… Putting the mix for one liter of instant soup for a single serving. Thick and non-swallowable salty paste that goes … more »
The Motorcycle Diaries: the essence of travel
I have finally watched the movie The Motorcycle Diaries. And I say “finally” as it has been recommended to me by some in person and, indirectly, by many other on the web. I know this movie has inspired some travelers to make it to Latin America. In my case, I watched … more »
A&Z in the Colca Valley: day 2/2
Read A&Z in the Colca Valley: day 1/2 On our second day in the Colca Valley, we managed to wake up in time to make it to Cruz del Condor to watch the mighty condors flying by. We packed our backpacks and headed to the bus station. There, the … more »
The yummiest blog post of the year!
As you know, we are celebrating our 1st we-left-Dubai anniversary. Birthdays usually involve cakes (at least where I am from), but we’d rather present you with the full meal! Let’s remember what the year was like… on our plates! IT’S FOOD TIME! We started off in ETHIOPIA. I … more »
1 year on the road today!
Today, we completed one year since we left Dubai! Happy we-left-Dubai anniversary! Moving out from the United Arab Emirates meant quitting our jobs, emptying our rental apartment, selling almost everything we used to own and starting to explore the world with more time. Just the two of us. This year … more »
Huacachina: the one and only oasis in South America!
Huacachina, next to Ica (Peru) is the only oasis in South America. Nestled in immense golden sand dunes that can take up to one hour to climb by foot, you find a lagoon that completes the picture-perfect oasis, just like those one sees in the movies… plus the touristic oriented … more »