Bolivian Jeep Tour, Day 2

24smDay 2, more beauty, more mountains, more deserts, more alpacas, fewer trees, fewer and fewer and fewer signs of life.  I was actually quite astounded by the complete lack of human touch that stretched on for hours and hours, days in fact. Continue reading “Bolivian Jeep Tour, Day 2”

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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”

Visiting the Provence of Jujuy, Argentina

4smI am sad to report that this is my final blog post of Argentina (for now).  This region has something for everyone.  A big city, a rich historical background, and unimaginable natural beauty.  You can enjoy the hustle and bustle of San Salvador de Jujuy, hike incredible mountain trails, horse-back ride through Pacha Mama (Mother-Nature), salivate over traditional regional foods, be enchanted by the many charming little towns, and feed your knowledge by visiting historical sites.

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Tilcara, Jujuy, Argentina

22smTilcara, Tilcara, Tilcara… Where do I even begin?  I arrived here on the 21st of April with the intention of staying for 3 nights on my way to Bolivia.  A month later, I am begrudgingly preparing to leave this charming little pueblo tomorrow.  This town truly is special, and as many other’s have described it, “magical”. Continue reading “Tilcara, Jujuy, Argentina”