Stargazing in atacama desert

Hot cocoa, a professor-type guide excitedly explaining the skies, nerdy jokes, and climbing up ladders to peer into a telescope with my love. Does it get any better? Advertisements

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Machu Picchu and Waynapicchu

In this post I’ll share our experience on getting to Machu Picchu, our morning hike to waynapicchu, and our time spent at aguas calientes. There are many ways of experiencing Machu Picchu. We would have loved to do the 4 day Inca Trail, but we only had 3 weeks in our Peru-Bolivia-Chile trip, and just […]

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Valle de Luna – Moon Valley in Chile

Atacama desert, chile. 2016. Unbelievable terrain. Gorgeous views. Kind of a workout. Getting up to the top involved a bit of walking. As the sun sets, the colors of the whole valley changes through every shade of orange and red. My photos don’t do it justice. Some sections had wider paths but some rocky sections […]

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Atacama Desert Sandboarding

So much fun. It was like snowboarding, but not freezing cold. Atacama desert is —- above sea level. Fortunately we were coming from Bolivia which was —- but otherwise we would recommend a day of acclimating before taking on such strenuous activity. Walking uphill on soft sand carrying equipment is quite the workout. We really […]

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Santiago, chile

3 days in Santiago wasn’t much. We spent a day a lollapalooza and spent the rest just roaming the city and eating food. Gorgeous architecture all around. A block away from our airbnb apartment. Never have I consumed so much mayonnaise. It somehow reminds me of LA a little bit – the palm trees, hilly […]

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Sweet treats in cuzco

We took it easy a couple days in cuzco to adjust to the elevation. Naturally we roamed around town and ate all day. Below: deliciousness at Qucharitas.  

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Bolivian salt flats – salar de uyuni

Possibly one of the most memorable excursions I’ve done so far. We flew in to uyuni from cusco. We briefly visited the train cemetery (above), and then cabbed over to colchani to our hotel. We took it easy the rest of the day to adjust to the altitude – the salt flats are 1200 ft […]

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Perito Moreno Glacier

One of the top attractions in Los Glaciares National Park. Because it’s freaking gorgeous.

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