In a country of many wonders, one could spend months travelling around and yet leave feeling unfinished. Among the places to visit in Peru (and for a good reason) there are the Sacred Valley of the Rio Urubamba and Machu Picchu. Sacred Valley: The Sacred Valley of the Incas is one of the places to visit in Peru. The starting point to
For as obvious, mainstream, touristy and commercial as it may seem, I believe that trips to Peru can’t be considered complete without visiting Cusco. There are so many things to do in Cusco that it is easy to spend a few days there. Things to do in Cusco: The city is a wonderful mixture of inca ruins and colonial buildings. Walking
Off the beaten path hikes: one of the best things to do in Peru If you are a budget backpacker who can’t find any more things to do in Lima and need to recharge your batteries, there are nearby places that, although only 100 km away, will make you feel like you are on another planet.
Places to visit in Peru: Lima I have heard a few times, from people who went on trips to Peru, that Lima is less than interesting. I have a different view. A few capitals in Latin America are as interesting as Lima to me. The second world’s driest capital, while my first impression here may be
Trisas, traditional clothes and lovely people I regret not being able to stay longer in lovely Ecuador is not staying longer. A total of 10 days here is not enough to fully enjoy the beauty of the landscape and the variety of vegetation, animals etc. Unfortunately though, I got really sick in Colombia and had
Having a hell of a time in Panama On the morning of February 8, eager for adventure, Max (my travel partner) and I meet at the bus station in Panama City with Ian, a Canadian who has a sailboat and that will take us to Colombia via the San Blas archipelago. Anyone who knows me, knows
… I will, without hiding bits and pieces of information that travellers of our age – that is, not in their 20s anymore – may find useful and may indeed change his plans during his vacation and travels. As I left home in November, I eagerly carried with me two heavy volumes, convinced they would
Things to do in Panama Rumour has it that Panama is yet untouched by mass tourism. It may be this way, at least among Italians or Europeans. Truth be told, some destinations in the country are literally invaded by North American tourists, aged between 18 and 25. The fact that there are so many tourists directly translates