A Taste of Guadalajara, Mexico

Next town on our Central Mexico Tour after Guanajuato was the town of Guadalajara. After Mexico City, Guadalajara is the 2nd most populous region in Mexico. This region is well known for contributing Tequila and Mariachi in Mexican Culture. The annual Guadalajara International Film Festival is held here and the Guadalajara International Book Fair which …

Continue reading A Taste of Guadalajara, Mexico

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 …

Continue reading Spending 36 hours in the Peruvian Amazon- Part I

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 …

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