La Paz, Bolivia

I crossed the border by bus from Peru to Bolivia - which was a little nightmare as they unzip your bag and will take away your fruit then look through your bag then you have to repack everything. So annoying! The customs were a nightmare and unfortunately, the custom officers were a little corrupt. One... Continue Reading →

Machu Picchu

A place I dreamed about going to when I was a child and didn’t think it was ever possible for me to go.  I am not an outdoors person and have NEVER camped in my life however, I felt the journey to Machu Picchu required at least a journey that might help me be one... Continue Reading →

Puno, Lake Taticaca

Puno is the city gateway to get to Lake Titicaca and this lake borders both Peru and Bolivia.. I guess I spoiled the next stop for me. This is the place with floating islands that are self made and families will make these islands to live together but when there is a dispute, they can... Continue Reading →

Cusco, Peru

I booked a tour with G Adventures which included transportation to Cusco and OH MY, there is difference in altitude that my body felt. I stayed in Milhouse - very social and clean - good location and I enjoyed staying here. The staff were frikkin awesome and it is such a good social hostel.Altitude sickness... Continue Reading →

Peru 101 + Lima

Peru was the place I started my South American travels and what a place to start :). My main plan was to hike Machu Picchu and for this, I would've booked a tour. At the time I was looking, it worked out similar to price for me to book the hike and travel around Peru... Continue Reading →

CUBA 101

Stuff you need to know before arriving in CUBA - because it's a process itself! Streets of Trinidad Getting to Cuba I flew from Mexico and I managed to get a visa at the airport during check in with Interjet for $25 USD (cash only) and this is a piece of paper that you need... Continue Reading →

Medellin

A cosmopolitan city that has a good Metro System to take you downtown to see the wonderful museums, bus station and other sights.  Guatape I stayed in the El Poblado area which is known to be safe - especially for tourists, lively with lots of places to eat, drink and party and some great places... Continue Reading →

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