Spending 36 hours in the Peruvian Amazon- Part I

The Amazon has always made me ponder what it would be like there. This interest must have stemmed from childhood and all the projects we did on the Amazon. Back then, it was a world away from my classroom! I think it is also the vastness, the infinite and sometimes odd animals that call it …

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A Day Trip to Artsy Valparaiso from Santiago, Chile

This post contains affiliate links where I will earn a small commission if you make a purchase through these links and will not cost you anything extra. When figuring out how many days I would spend in Santiago, I was advised by friends that I should also visit Valparaiso- the bohemian art town 1.5 hrs …

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Exploring Machu Picchu from Aguas Calientes, Peru: Non hiking version

Hidden among the clouds, Machu Picchu, is on many people's lists. Nestled in the peak of the Andes, it's a wonder how the Incan's managed to build such extensive structures so high up in the 15th century and the true purpose of the site still remains a mystery to this day. Machu Picchu was abandoned …

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