Arequipa/Colca Canyon, Peru

One of my favorite parts about being in Peru is the time I got to spend in Arequipa, Peru. Arequipa is the second largest city in Peru and aptly named the White City for it’s bleach-white buildings. It’s about 2 hours away from Colca Canyon, the second deepest canyon in the world. I last left…

Peru: The Sand Dunes of Huacachina

Part Three: My journey so far has taken me through fresh churros in Lima, wood-fired fresh bread on the drive to Paracas, and climbing through dirty slave tunnels at an old plantation. All of this, along with a boat ride to cross another species of penguins off my list, so far I’d say we were…

Peru: Part Two, Ballestas Islas

Ballestas Islas, Coast Of Paracas When you’re on your way Ballestas Islas off the coast of Paracas, otherwise known as The Poor Man’s Galapagos, make sure you either get a seat with a friend or get the ocean-side seat on your speedboat. The amount of animals you’re about to experience is not something you’re going…

How To Grow Delicious Coffee

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Peru Part 1: From the Coastal Town of Lima to Paracas

The Intrepid Lumbering through South America. First up, Peru. Wandering the ancient ruins of sand-strewn pyramids of Pachacamac right outside of Lima or walking the beaches next to extravagant summer homes of what I could only assume were owned by the incredibly rich top 1% of Peruvians seems like a lot for a span of my…

The Vistadome Train Into Machu Picchu

Here’s a few videos of the Vistadome Train going into Aguas Calientes. Essentially, the Peruvians built a small village to accommodate tourists wanting to visit Machu Picchu, the old Incan Royal Citadel. There are 3 types of trains you can take. The Vistadome Train is the mid-level transport sandwiched between backpacker type trains and ultra…