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Nicaragua dispelled all myths. It is gorgeous, affordable and very safe. Tourism is a relatively new phenomenon, so you pretty much get the country to yourself. Ometepe Island is perhaps my favorite …

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LandscapeKayaking the Isletas

We began our tour in Peru on Lake Titicaca visiting the Uros floating islands the incredible hospitable Aymara people on Amantani Island. After taking a bus from Puno to Cusco and seeing amazing …

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Flying into Juliacadriving from Juliaca to PunoPunothe welcoming committeeon the floating islands

Peru Travels - Inca ruins of Machu Picchu, Pisco, Ollantaytambo, Sacsayhuaman, the Center for Traditional Textiles of Cusco, Moray salt mines and more. It is easy to understand why a tour of Peru is …

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The ruins of Machu PicchuOn the road to Pisac ruinsEntrance to PisacPisacTaking a break on the hike through PisacHiking to the ruins

My Bolivia travels included a handful of days in culture-rich La Paz, followed by a trip to the Salt Desert and shores of Lake Titicaca. The landscape was inspiring, but was overwhelmed by the …

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Mirage on the Salt FlatsRio Apurimac in Peru, I thinkFlying into Bolivia from PeruJust a hint of the altitude that awaits meAirport at La PazLooking down on La Paz from El Alto

Every June Ecuador celebrates in all the highlands the Corpus Christi. The major festivities takes place in Pujili, mainly in two days. The first one is a mestizo celebration and the second day is …

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Dancers in the Corpus Christi Festival in Pujili, EcuadorThe Corpus Christi Festival in Pujili, EcuadorDancers in the Corpus Christi Festival in Pujili, EcuadorCorpus Christi Festival in Pujili, EcuadorCorpus Christi Festival in Pujili, EcuadorCorpus Christi Festival in Pujili, Ecuador