Destination: South America

  • All South America
  • Argentina
  • Bolivia
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • Peru
  • Uruguay
All South America
  • All South America
  • Argentina
  • Bolivia
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • Peru
  • Uruguay
Huacachina
Peru

Sand Boarding in Huacachina Oasis

I have always wanted to see a desert – a massive expanse of sand and dunes – it seems like a magical place and a photographers dream. While traveling through Peru, I was finally able to explore a desert via …

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Amazon
Peru

Welcome to the (Amazon) Jungle

Following our exploration of the amazing ruined city of Machu Picchu, none of the other ruins around Cuzco seemed impressive anymore. We decided to take a detour and make an unplanned visit to the Amazon jungle. Luckily Inka Terra Lodge, …

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Machu Picchu
Peru

Hiking to the Lost City of Machu Picchu

I finally made it. Machu Picchu is incredible to see with your own eyes. No photos can ever do it justice. We had hiked for 3 days in the rain, and after an early morning rise we completed the 44km …

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Inca Trail
Peru

Hiking the Inca Trail

Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu has been a dream of mine for a long time, and after a lot of planning and co-coordinating I finally managed to make it happen! After careful research we decided to book with …

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Lucho Libre
Bolivia

A Weird Night of Lucho Libre

After spending about 10 days in Bolivia I thought I had seen it all. Dehydrated llama fetuses for good luck, guys in full zebra costumes directing traffic and witches markets selling all kinds of animal parts but nothing prepared me …

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Salt Flats
Bolivia

Tupiza to Uyuni: A Salt Flats Tour

We arrived in the ‘wild west’ town of Tupiza in southern Bolivia and immediately signed up for a 4 day tour of the surreal Uyuni Salt Flats, which is a main highlight of any trip to Bolivia. We used the …

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Bolivia
Bolivia

Dealing with Altitude Sickness

Bolivia is home to the world’s highest city (La Paz at 3600 meters above sea level), the world’s highest town (Potosi at 4090 meters) and the worlds highest navigable lake (Lake Titicaca at 3827 meters) – pretty much everything is …

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Bolivia
Bolivia

Border Crossing into Bolivia

A night bus from Salta dropped us at the border in the early morning and we began our journey across the border into Bolivia. We decided against the norm of going through San Pedro Atcama (Chile) to route into Bolivia, …

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Salta
Argentina

Spectacular Salta

Salta is the capital city of the northern Salta province in Argentina and a fantastic base for visiting the surrounding area. Nicknamed Salta la Linda (“Salta the Fair”), it is a very different tourist destination than the cosmopolitan cities of …

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Northern Argentina
Argentina

Day Tripping in Northern Argentina

We departed Iguazu on an early morning bus which took us through both day and night towards Salta. The nearly 1600km ride was excruciatingly long but worth while when we arrived in the beautiful Argentinian city. Northern Argentina has a …

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