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Lake Titicaca and Colca Canyon

Lake Titicaca and Colca Canyon

We went to the North of Arequipa to skip the many protests that were going on in the state and made our way to the deepest canyon on Earth. We were the only car for miles and we went up to 3000-5000m, passing llamas, alpacas, and their almost endangered cousins...
Peruvian Desert and Oasis

Peruvian Desert and Oasis

From the moment we stepped into Peru we were in the desert. That was completely unexpected. Left and right we had tall dunes and nothing else in sight. We were in a rush to get to Mancora, a beach town where we could relax a bit after our border crossing....
Peru: Machu Picchu

Peru: Machu Picchu

Time was running out as we had booked a 4 day trek for Quilor’Riti (this will be a separate post) so we left our car in Lima and flew to Cusco. That was a huge mistake. Cusco is at 3600m and we only had 2.5 days to acclimate before starting our big trek. We had just...
Ecuador: Land of Chocolate

Ecuador: Land of Chocolate

It was a long drive out of the Quilotoa Loop. Our original plan was to stop by a chocolate tour, since Ecuador’s chocolate is some of the best in the world, then stop for the night somewhere near the border going to Peru. However, it was almost impossible to find a...
My Kinda Playa

My Kinda Playa

First to clear up any confusion, “playa” is pronounced “ply-ah” and it means beach in Spanish. After the laundry debacle of 2015 we drove East across the Yucatan peninsula to one of my favorite beach bum towns, Playa del Carmen. 4 years ago I was working in a...
Where are they now?

Where are they now?

Do you wake up in the middle of the night wondering where in the world we are at this very moment? I know we do. And our parents, they definitely do. Well now you can keep up with us in between posts by checking this page. The Google map below will be updated with our...