Bolivia Travel Guides for Backpackers

4 Reasons Why You Should Visit Peru at Least Once in Your Life

Writing about Peru is a difficult job because I always feel that somehow I am missing out. That is why I decided to come back with a more thorough, maybe even more convincing article. So there we go! Ancient History Now, as related previously, after visiting the most famous historical […]
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Exploring Cusco and the Sacred Valley

Peru is one of those countries where it is easy to arrive but difficult to leave behind. It is here where I gave fuel to my passion to explore, travel and stay – participate in the everyday life of the people, discover them, the food, breath the air and eventually […]
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The Gem of the Andes: Eduardo Abaroa National Reserve, Bolivia

While the Andean mountains are renowned for their spectacular beauty and multiple touristic attractions throughout the entire range, there is one place that really stands out for me and is, undoubtedly, nature’s real masterpiece. It is Eduardo Abaroa Andean Fauna National Reserve in Bolivia. With its diverse and out-of-this-world landscapes […]
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Top 3 Things to do in Arequipa, Peru

I recently spent the last eight months traveling with my children through Arequipa, Peru.  Famously named, “The White City,” for its buildings constructed from sillar, an ashy variety of volcanic rock formed from eruptions of andesite lava, Arequipa leaves the wandering explorer with an impression of quaint, colonial architecture and […]
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Lovely little english village in the Kent ; Downe

In this article, I will be telling you everything you can do in the little and typical English village Downe. It is situated in the Kent, southeast of London. It is gorgeous and there are more things to do than you would imagine! Writing about Latin America soon – When […]
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5 Must-Do Cultural Tours In Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo is one of the most diverse metropolises in all of Latin America. This diversity is largely the result of the large-scale immigration which occurred in the first half of the twentieth century. Dozens of nations are represented in the city; with Portuguese, Bolivians, and Japanese currently being the […]
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Top 5 Must-See Places in La Paz, Bolivia

La Paz is a unique city, located at the heart of Bolivia in the middle of the Andean mountains, lies a multi-layered hive of culture, history and innovation. It’s easy to get lost in the chaotic traffic or the never-ending streets, but if you plan carefully, you can see these […]
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The Best Clubs and Bars in La Paz: Nightlife at Altitude

Welcome to La Paz, Bolivia: a cultural fusion of indigenous, colonialist and commercial influences. The city is set in the mountains at the heart of South America and offers stunning views, cheap cable car rides and so much more… After a busy day travelling the city by cable car or […]
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Uros Islands, Titicaca: A Peaceful Idyll

Puno port: a warm welcome ¨Come to my island, to have dinner with my family¨― invites me Felix, an old native Uro Indian, spending his days in the port of Puno, Peru. What a success! Or is such hospitality usual among the Indians? At the port, Felix helps friends to […]
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Backpacking in Peru for 17 days

Last July a couple of friends and I went Backpacking in Peru! They had extra time to afterward go to Colombia, but I only had 17 days for this trip, so we tried to work our stay in Peru according to my limited schedule, to make the most of it. […]
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The Top 6 Things To Do in Sucre

Plaza 25 de Mayo Why not make Sucre your next Travel Destination Not being much of a planner, I often arrive at my next travel destination not knowing what to expect and Sucre, in Bolivia was no exception, however, I instantly fell in love with this […]
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Tena, Ecuador: Experience Life in the Amazon

Welcome to Tena The smoky scent of meat barbecuing filled my nose, and I knew I was getting close. I could feel the warm, humid air curling into the windows of the bus as it meandered down the road, shifting from side to side as it hugged the curves. Outside […]
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Arequipa Top 6 Things to Do in the White City of Peru

Visit Juanita (The Ice Maiden) at Museo Santuarios Andinos (Museum of Andean Sanctuaries) Holy Jesus, if this little tour does not leave you walking away with a whole lot of respect for the strength of the Inca people, and a heavy gratefulness that sacrifice is no longer a done thing […]
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Top 10 things to do in toilets AKA Baños, Ecuador

Baños, named after its thermal baths (but often confused with “toilets”), is about four hours by bus from Quito in Ecuador and a super fun town. It's hard for me to pinpoint a highlight from my time here, and some of it probably shouldn't be shared (hi, Mum). I dove off […]
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Lake Titicaca and All Its Glory

Capachica Rural Community One of the most beautiful places I’ve had the pleasure of visiting is Lake Titicaca, Puno, Peru. From sleeping in huts with locals, to shopping on floating islands made of ‘totoro’ reeds, to lounging on top of a tourist yacht, you could say it was the weekend […]
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Bolivia: Salteñas and Salt Flats

There is something magical about traveling; going to an unknown place with an oftentimes different way of viewing the world and with its own cultural and natural wonders. One of my favorite parts of traveling is wandering; exploring sites of interest that are on and off the beaten path is […]
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A Week In The Amazon Jungle

Peru is a wildly contrasting country. From Lima’s ulta rich beach side apartments to the favelas of small towns. Towering 6000m mountains to a peaceful oasis in a desert. Out of the seven countries I’ve explored in South America, Peru was the one that captured my heart. And didn’t let […]
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Exploring Lake Titicaca

Bolivia and Peru are two neighbouring South American countries that share as many similarities as they do stark differences. Both boast incredibly varied landscapes. From lush jungles teeming with plant and animal life, to baron deserts that stretch for miles, to gorgeous expansive beaches, to perilous, rocky snow capped peaks, […]
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Peru: practical tips to organize your trip

Peru is a must see for every traveler, it is a stunning country full of things to see and to do: Meet local people, know their wonderful culture and see their colored dresses Hike on the Andes enjoying the fantastic scenery and the wildlife Do a trekking in […]
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5 things I learned from traveling around Argentina

When we first arrived in Argentina, my boyfriend and I had a plan to stay for only 2 months. The initial idea was to backpack from Cordoba (center of the country) to the North, and then head South to Patagonia. But we had such an immersive experience, that those 2 […]
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Rio de Janeiro – Ciudad de Deus

Welcome to Rio! I should probably start by saying that I like to travel, most likely like everybody around the world, but I am not a traveler that is used to luxury or business lounge, nor to hostels or shared bathrooms. I simply want to enjoy my time spent travelling […]
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Argentina stands high… on a fake platform

The first week in Argentina for me was an ugly shoe. The kind of post-apocalyptic shoe that looks retro Japanese mixed with the Spice girls thick platforms and sparkles. Who would wear that? Let’s find out High platform shoes in the shops They […]
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Australia: The Hay Plains

The flies are buzzing, the sweat is dripping, air is fresh, skies are huge, it’s hot and the only sound to break the silence is the whistle of the wind. Welcome to the Hay Plains!    The What (and the Where)? The Hay Plains? “Where the hell is Hay?*,” and […]
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