If you find yourself visiting Lake Titicaca, the western hemisphere’s highest and largest lake, don’t miss these two unique islands! This day trip from Puno to the Floating Islands (Peru) and Taquile was easily one of the most memorable parts of my 3 weeks in South America! *Island Tour– From the Puno port, find one of many “island tour” options for the day (we went with “Edgar Adventures”). These involve going out on Lake Titicaca…
Dreaming of visiting Peru and Bolivia, the ancient lands of the Inca, but not sure where to start? It can be overwhelming, but I am here to help! This is my ultimate Peru and Bolivia itinerary! Right after I graduated college, I decided to take a 3 week backpacking trip to these amazing places. Most people may not have that kind of time, so luckily this itinerary can be chunked into smaller visits! Day 1-…
With so many blogs singing the praises of beautiful Cuzco, Peru and giving great advice on what to do there, what about advice on what NOT to do? That's where I come in! As a traveler who has had a mishap or two, here are a few pieces of advice of things you should avoid if you've asked yourself "Is Cuzco safe"? : DON'T come to the city not knowing much about its history. It…
I’ve been to many places around the world, and in all sincerity, Cuzco is one of my favorites. Maybe it’s the Spanish teacher and history lover in me, but I don’t think that’s all there is to it. Cuzco is truly unique, and has such a compelling and unparalleled history. It combines the ancient with the new in a way I’ve never seen elsewhere. The indigenous cultures blend together in the city’s art and history,…
August 2, 2023
By Michelle W.
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By Michelle W.
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