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Fountain at the Magic Water Circuit in Lima, Peru

Magic Water Circuit, A Unique Experience in Lima

The Magic Water Circuit, one of Lima's biggest attractions, is the current record holder for largest fountain complex in the world, according to Guinness.
Street art in Huaraz, Peru

In Photos: Street Art in Huaraz, Peru

Have a look at the curious street art in Huaraz, a small city near the Cordillera Blanca in Peru.
Pastoruri Glacier in Peru

Pastoruri Glacier, Witnessing the Effects of Climate Change

The Pastoruri glacier used to attract thousands of tourists wanting to see one of the few glaciers in the tropics of South America. But in the last decades it's shrunk by half.
Beautiful view at the Santa Cruz trek in Peru

Hiking the Santa Cruz Trek Without a Guide

For experienced hikers, doing the Santa Cruz trek without a guide is not only doable, but there are also a few advantages to going independently.
Street art in Lima (Peru)

Street Art in Lima

Before getting to Lima, I had big expectations about the local urban art scene. I was not disappointed with the amazing street art in Lima.
Street art in Lima, Perú by Decertor

Peru – Decertor Street Art in Lima

El Decertor (a.k.a. DCT), one of the emerging talents on the scene of street art in Lima, is a street painter who features social and political themes.
Uros floating islands in Peru

In Defense of the Uros Islands in Peru

While traveling in South America, I met many travelers that were disappointed with the Uros Islands. In this post, I tell you how to have a memorable time
Me hiking to Frey in Bariloche, Argentina

My Top 10 Adventures in South America for 2013

A short list of my best adventures in South America, from climbing an active volcano to biking the most dangerous road in the world. Check it out!
Puya Titanca, Puya Raimondi

Weekly Photo: Queen of the Andes

The puya raimondii, also known as Queen of the Andes, is one of the most impressive plants on earth. When it flowers, it produces some 8000 flowers then it dies...
Paragliding in Lima

Weekly Photo: Paragliding in Lima

Before visiting Peru's capital, I didn't know paragliding in Lima is such a popular activity. Every afternoon there are tens of people flying around!
View of Titikaka Lake from Capachica, Peru

Lake Titicaca – Avoid the Crowds, Escape to Capachica

Lake Titicaca is one of the most visited sites in Peru; tours to the islands can feel crowded and commercial. The best option is to escape to Capachica!

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