Quito – A Walk into History

Quito, the capital city of Ecuador, sits in the Andean foothills at an altitude of 2,850 meters.  It is undoubtedly one of the most attractive cities in South America given its geographic location and its well preserved historic centre that was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1978. On Continue Reading

San Pedro de Atacama – A unique desert experience

[no_toc] San Pedro de Atacama and its surrounding landscape has to be the most unusual scenic location we have ever visited.  Although this northern Chilean village is by no means a budget location compared to its northern and eastern neighbours, we just had to come here to see the Martian Continue Reading

Colca Canyon Trek – Why 3 days is better than 2

[no_toc] One thing I really enjoy about travelling is meeting people especially other travellers as it’s an opportunity to exchange information and experiences on places to visit, activities, places to stay the list goes on.  For the most part we have had great advice but on this occasion we wished Continue Reading