Lazy Lima South America Finale

* We were in Lima on May 6-7, 2015 We arrived in Lima, from Nazca, straight off of 2 nights in a row of overnight busses, and that was all quickly following our Machu Picchu hike. We were extremely exhausted and ready for some horizontal […]

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Nauseating Navigation in Nazca

* We were in Nazca on May 5, 2015 We only had one purpose going to Nazca, to fly over the famous Nazca lines. “Drawn” sometime between 500 BC and 500 AD, the Nazca culture carved scores of geoglyphs out of the rocky desert landscape. […]

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Machu Freakin’ Picchu

* We hiked the Inca Trail and visited Machu Picchu on April 28, 2015 – May 3, 2015 The Inca freaking Trail, Machu f–ing Picchu, the time had finally arrived! 4 backpacking/camping trips in 6 months so far and it was time to add a […]

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Cusco – Thinkin’ Incan

* We visited Cusco April 26-28, 2015 and again on May 4, 2015 We finished our adventures with my parents in Cusco, and bid them farewell on our first night there, sending them off in style on their tour which began the following day. Lindsey […]

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More Family Time at Titicaca

* We visited Puno April 22-26, 2015 We left Arequipa to make our much anticipated return to the Lake Titicaca area. This time around we would visit Puno, on the Peru shore (we previously visited the Bolivia side), and instead of traveling with Stef and […]

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Crazy Canyon Climbing

* We visited Colca Canyon April 16-19, 2015 Earlier in our travels, we caught wind from fellow travelers of this really cool “oasis” at the bottom of a canyon near Arequipa, Peru where backpackers hiked down to the canyon floor to dip in water holes […]

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Dreaming of Ceviche

* We visited Arequipa April 13-15, 2015 and again April 19-20, 2015 We arrived in sunny Arequipa after a long day of border crossing and busing which started before sunrise in Northern Chile, left us waiting for an unusually long time in the border town […]

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Hanging By A Few Threads

* We visited Iquique April 10-11, 2015 and Arica April 11-13, 2015 We had a lot of ground to cover in Chile to get to our next stop in Peru, and a few days to kill, so we came up with a plan: travel to […]

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Back to Good Ole Chile

* We visited San Pedro de Atacama April 6-10, 2015 As soon as we crossed the land border out of Bolivia and into Chile I was a mix of emotions. We were sad to see our travels with Stef and Doug end, but I was […]

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Oooh La La-Yuni

* We visited Uyuni April 3-6, 2015 It was in 2007 that the travel bug bit me, and I planned my first international trip which ended up being to Peru. During my research, I heard about this magical place called Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia, […]

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Not Quite Brazil’s Copacabana

* We visited Copacabana March 31 to April 3, 2015 (We know, we are super behind on our posts!) Not much to report about from Copacabana really. Copacabana is a small coastal town on Lake Titicaca from which boats to Isla del Sol depart. It’s […]

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Isla del Soul

* We visited Isla del Sol March 28-31, 2015 After a long day of busing and boating from La Paz, Lindsey, Stef, Doug and I were finally approaching Isla del Sol (Island of the Sun) on Lake Titicaca. We were all very excited. Not because […]

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