Mystical Cocora Valley

Feel suspended in time and space in the magical Cocora Valley in Colombia. Walk amongst a garden of the tallest palm trees in the world outside of Salento, Colombia. The old war jeeps that serve as taxis in Salento, Colombia can comfortably seat eight passengers,…

View from Montserrat in Bogota

Bogota and Street Food

The street food in Bogota and Colombia in general will have you drooling. Munch on arepas and papa rellena as you admire Bogota’s fast paced life and impressive graffiti.   Bogota, Colombia’s capital, is by far the most commercial city that I have encountered in…

Eureka for Arica

Arica, Chile is a chill beach town on the border of Peru. Enjoy perfectly sunny days by the salty Pacific. The small beach town of Arica, known as the city of eternal spring, was the perfect place to recuperate after a month of jungle, high…

Mother of God

Awesome tour of the Madre de Dios region in Peru, Lake Sandoval and the Tambopata National Reserve. Hiking and canoeing through the reserve to spectate the gorgeous nature and wildlife.   Ellen, Robin and I told ourselves that it was a good day to go…