Archive for 'South America'

5 reasons why Cuzco is worth a trip

Posted on 22. Sep, 2015 by .


Don’t make the mistake of skipping Cuzco when you visit Machu Picchu! The city itself is well worth a visit, and there’s much more to see than Machu Picchu… Find out what:

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Along the shores of Lake Titicaca: Discovering rural Bolivia on a 20km hike

Posted on 17. Dec, 2014 by .


A 20km day hike along the shores of Lake Titicaca in Bolivia turned out one of my favorite travel experiences in the country with stunning lake views, odd locals and rural Bolivia at its best.

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The Day I Cycled Down Bolivia’s Death Road

Posted on 27. Aug, 2014 by .


One of the most terrifying experiences on all my travels: Cycling down Bolivia’s notorious Death Road, also known as the most dangerous roads in the world!

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Where to stay in Sucre: Hostal CasArte Takubamba

Posted on 13. Apr, 2014 by .


We highly recommend Hostal CasArte Takubamba in Sucre, Bolivia! A beautiful hostel with an artsy vibe, we found clean and bright rooms here, a sunny courtyard and good breakfast!

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When your laptop gets altitude sickness…

Posted on 06. Apr, 2014 by .


Yes, laptops (and iPods!) can get altitude sickness, too! We tell you from what altitude on you have to be careful, and how you can prevent your hard drive crashing when traveling in high altitudes.

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Heaven and hell in Sucre, Bolivia

Posted on 02. Apr, 2014 by .


Sucre – probably one of Bolivia’s most charming towns, it is heavenly in many ways, but for us our stay turned out to be hell, as well. Find out why…

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On the hunt for quinoa in South America

Posted on 26. Mar, 2014 by .


Ever since quinoa had become popular in the U.S., we were excited to visit the Andes region in South America, where it originates from. Much to our surprise, we didn’t come across much quinoa though!

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Bolivia’s Cerro Rico – Risking my life inside the ‘mountain that eats men’

Posted on 02. Mar, 2014 by .


Mine tours in the silver mines in Cerro Rico in Potosi are controversial: are they a human zoo or educational tourism? Dani joined a mine tour to find out.

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Breathtaking Bolivia: Our week in Potosí, the world’s highest city

Posted on 24. Feb, 2014 by .


Explore breathtaking (literally!) Potosi with us, the highest city in the world, colonial gem of Bolivia and once the world’s richest city thanks to its silver mine.

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Geysers, salt flats and flamingos: What not to miss in the Atacama Desert

Posted on 12. Feb, 2014 by .


The Atacama Desert is like no other place on Earth, and there are tons of tour options to explore the area. Read on to find out what we recommend in our favorite place in Chile.

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