Arequipa & Colca Canyon, Peru

Arequipa was my “Welcome to Peru” city.  I had heard from repeated backpackers that the city center was really lovely, and that the nearby Colca Canyon was something that shouldn’t be missed on a good tour of Peru.  So of course, I headed straight there. Continue reading “Arequipa & Colca Canyon, Peru”

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Bolivian Jeep Tour, day 1

12smThe main thing I was looking forward to in Bolivia was the 4 day Jeep trek.  I did not know a ton about it beforehand.  I knew that every traveler I met who was heading to Bolivia, was heading there for this trek.  I also knew I would end up at Salar De Uyuni (the world’s largest salt flat) at some point during the journey.  I do not know exactly what I expected, but I did not expect Bolivia to be filled with so much natural beauty.  My trek from Tupiza to Uyuni was absolutely one of the coolest things I have ever done.  For this post, I will share my experience from Day 1 of 4. Continue reading “Bolivian Jeep Tour, day 1”