One of the main reasons we booked the four-day tour through the salt flats was because we wanted to spend a night on the salt flats. The usual three-day tour whizzes you through flats and you don’t get to enjoy … Continue reading Day 2 – Volcanic Hikes & Cactus Islands
With Machu Picchu, Rainbow Mountain and La Paz crossed off the official bucket list, I was ready to tick another big item off my agenda. The Uyuni Salt Flats was one of those places I’ve dreamed of being at for … Continue reading Uyuni Salt Flats – Day 1
After a hectic four days of partying and tourist-ing in La Paz it was time to escape and give the liver some time to recover. Five of us caught the night bus to Sucre, which is Bolivia’s second largest city … Continue reading Sucre & The Man-Eating Mines of Potosi
One of the fun parts of travelling is negotiating prices of things. In Bolivia it seems you can haggle on just about anything so the following morning we (Alex, Lottie, Matthias and I) haggled our way onto a cheap bus … Continue reading Livin’ Loco in La Paz
After a lazy start by yours truly, I checked out of the Cozy Hostel and headed into the main square of Puno in search of coffee. I had a few hours to kill before my bus to Copacabana left so … Continue reading At the Copa..Copacabanaaaa!
My month in Cusco came to an end swiftly and before I knew it I was on an overnight bus heading south to Puno. I was sad to leave little Cusco; I was starting to feel like a local there, … Continue reading The Floating Islands of Lake Titicaca
There are many famous sights to see when travelling around Cusco – Machu Picchu, the Inca Trail, the alpacas – but there is one place that hasn’t quite hit the tourist radar yet. And I’m so glad to have experienced … Continue reading Hiking to Rainbow Mountain
Todays the day! The sun is shining , the tank is clean (actually it was pouring rain but I just wanted to use a Finding Nemo reference) and we were going to Machu Picchu! I had barely slept a wink … Continue reading Machu Picchu – Finally!
Like clockwork, we woke to the sound of pounding rain. I know it’s the rainy season and all here in Cusco but couldn’t the Gods hold out for a few days! We had breakfast at the same place as dinner … Continue reading Machu Picchu Jungle Trek – Day 3
The sound of heavy rain woke us in our little hostel and the desire to get out of bed was non-existent. Laying in until the very last minute we made a dash to The Last Bar for breakfast and to … Continue reading Machu Picchu Jungle Trek – Day 2