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2013 November

30 Nov

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Rurrenabaque, Bolivia: Jungles, Pampas, and Fabulous Food

November 30, 2013 | By |

We decided to spend a few days in and around Rurrenabaque, a town in northern Bolivia known for being a launchpad for tourists who want to explore this area of the Amazon basin. Read More

27 Nov

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Budget, Week of 17/11/2013, Bolivia

November 27, 2013 | By |

While planning our trip, there wasn’t much useful information for realistic budgeting. We decided to Read More

20 Nov

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In and around La Paz, Bolivia

November 20, 2013 | By |

We are about to pack our stuff up after a day and a half in La Paz, the highest-altitude capital city in the world (or so they say). Read More

19 Nov

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Lake Titicaca: The romantic backdrop of donkeys braying

November 19, 2013 | By |

It’s been an incredible 4 days at Lake Titicaca.  It’s no wonder the Incans and other cultures thought this was the birthplace of the sun and mankind, and why so many tourists consider this to be a highlight of South America. Read More

18 Nov

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Cusco and crossing into Bolivia

November 18, 2013 | By |

Transit can be slow and we are in no rush.  After our days in Pisac in the Sacred Valley, we decided to spend a night in Cusco before heading to Copacabana, on the Bolivian side of Lake Titicaca.  Read More

18 Nov

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Budget, Week of 10/11/2013, Peru + Bolivia

November 18, 2013 | By |

While planning our trip, there wasn’t much useful information for realistic budgeting. We decided to Read More

14 Nov

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The Sacred Valley: Pisac, Peru

November 14, 2013 | By |

After the Inca Trail, we spent a night in Cusco (where, sadly, the water cut out on us mid-shower), then we took a bus to Pisac, in the Sacred Valley. Read More

14 Nov

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El Camino Inka (The Inca Trail)

November 14, 2013 | By |

All of those amazing stories you’ve heard about the Inca Trail – they are all true. Go. Despite my initial trepidation, it’s incredible and beyond worth a trip. Read More

12 Nov

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Budget: Week of 3/11/2013, Peru

November 12, 2013 | By |

While planning our trip, there wasn’t much useful information for realistic budgeting. We decided to Read More

07 Nov

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Cusco, Peru: Much needed R&R

November 7, 2013 | By |

The traveling saga has officially begun!  We left NYC on an 11:30am flight on Sunday 3 November, and after some impressive layovers (including admiring a Richard Serra sculpture in Toronto and a pre-dawn nap in Lima Read More