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You Know You Are In Peru When…

On August 10, 2012 By

With Machu Picchu as the trump card, Peru is more touristy than any other country we visited in …

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Trekking to Machu Picchu

On August 3, 2012 By

You cannot say the word “Peru” without someone immediately following it with a comment about Machu Picchu. This …

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Peru’s Canyon Country

On July 26, 2012 By

Before heading to the volcanic stone-town of Arequipa, we thought we’d spend a day hiking the “nearby” Colca …

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Bolivia is the poorest country in South America, but what it doesn’t have in GDP it makes up …

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Life on Lake Titicaca

On July 21, 2012 By

Everyone knows about Lake Titicaca, even if just for its socially awkward name, but what puts this massive high-altitude …

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Explosive Potosi

On July 16, 2012 By

Perched at 13,343 feet above sea level, Potosí, Bolivia is one of the highest cities in the world. …

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Life After the Death Road

On July 11, 2012 By

For a crash course on Bolivia, start in the 1-million-person capital of La Paz, ride the cliffs along …

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Traversing Bolivia

On July 1, 2012 By

Out of all the countries we visited in South America (Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, Bolivia & Peru), Bolivia …

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When your country is 2,653 miles long, a lot changes from the far north to the deep south. …

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Okay we did more than survive, we basked in every second of our time in Chile’s Atacama Desert. In planning …

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