Machu Picchu to Reopen
The magical Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu

Machu Picchu to reopen on July 15th For those of us in the South American travel industry, it was fantastic to read “Machu Picchu to Reopen” in our inboxes. This iconic Inca ruin has undergone many changes to the way we visit over the years but this latest change is the most drastic. Machu Picchu […]

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Alternative Inca Trails
Remember that there are several alternative Inca Trails to Machu Picchu

There is more than just one Inca Trail Anyone who is interested in visiting Peru and hiking has heard of the classic 4-day Inca Trail trek to Machu Picchu. It is one of the most famous hikes in the world and a lot of attention is given to it, quite rightly. It is indeed a […]

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High Altitude Adventure
high altitude adventure in the Puna of Argentina

High altitude adventure in Argentina This part of the world is fascinating if you like the great outdoors, strange desert landscapes, perfect volcano cones, geysers, salt lakes, Altiplano wildlife, etc. The wine is not bad either! This part of the extreme north of Argentina, West into Chile and then north into Bolivia all share similar […]

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Cusco to the Amazon
Enjoy the comfort and beauty of a Brazil Amazon cruise with us

Road trip from Cusco to the Amazon My wife Malka, and many other Peruvians for that matter, had always been at pains to tell me the horror stories that were produced by the drive from Cusco to the Amazon, or more accurately, Puerto Maldonado not so many years ago before the latest road was built. […]

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Caral – New and very old!
Great overhead shot of Caral in the Peruvian desert

Visit 5000-year-old Caral from Lima. It will take you an hour just to get clear of the urban sprawl of Lima on your way to Caral, along the Panamerican Highway heading north. The journey out of Lima is an adventure in itself as you see the true hustle and bustle of Lima playing out amidst the […]

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