Hiking from Ausangate to Rainbow Mountain, Peru

I was reasonably hesitant about hiking to Rainbow Mountain. The second most advertised ‘tour’ in Cusco was a day hike to Rainbow Mountain – cue overly saturated photos on posters everywhere throughout the city. Was it just a tourist trap? After contemplating whether to do another hike in Peru after our hike from Choquequirao to…

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Buenos Aires, Argentina

After one month of being in the wilderness, our mouths were salivating for good food and some city life; so we set off to Buenos Aires. As with all of South America, we had no idea what to expect. It was so unknown to us and it was so different from anything we had ever…

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One month in Southern Patagonia (Part 2)

Crossing to Argentine Patagonia – Los Glaciares National Park Most travellers we spoke to had either come from or were going to El Calafate and El Chalten in Argentina, so naturally we decided we should add that to our (relatively flexible) itinerary. After about a month in Chile, we crossed the border to its neighbour…

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