Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Inca Trail: A Prelude to Machu Picchu

Of all the places in South America, the Inca Trail is easily the most popular answer of the “Did you do the (insert blank)?” question.  The four day, 28-mile hike is capped off by none other than Machu Picchu, the … Continue reading

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Let’s All Go to Cusco

After seeing so many wonderful sights in Bolivia it was time to continue the journey into Peru.  We boarded another early bus ride leaving from La Paz, Bolivia with our next destination of Cusco, Peru. It was a beautiful scenic … Continue reading

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La Paz, Bolivia: A City in the Clouds

Fresh off our jungle expedition,  it was time to go back to cooler weather and check out the world’s highest world capital, La Paz. Situated at 12,000 ft, La Paz makes a couple flights of stairs a serious workout.  The … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: Bolivian Jungle

In case you haven’t noticed, Bolivia has a lot of scenery going for it. We can’t even fit all the pictures in on their respective blog posts! Here’s a handful of additional shots depicting the wild inhabitants of the Bolivian … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Jungle… THE SEQUEL!

Heading out to the jungle town of Rurrenabaque, we had to make a choice: take a bus for 24 hours along parts of the infamous “deadliest road in the world”, or a small charter plane for 45 minutes. Our decision … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: La Diablada

Our experience at Bolivian Carnaval was amazing, but it’s very hard to put into words what the entire experience was like. It was almost like seeing wild characters from a children’s book come to life. The story behind La Diablada … Continue reading

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