Thoughts on Bolivia

In some areas little has changed in hundreds of years Well, we obviously were not here a hundred years ago but women in Andean towns and villages probably at that time looked very similar, wearing colorful clothes, often carrying a baby on their back. But there are other aspects of life in Bolivia as well... Continue Reading →

Sucre – A Surprising Place to Chill

If you like trivia, you might have come across the fact that Bolivia's capital is not in fact La Paz. Per Bolivia's constitution it is the small and fairly laid back city of Sucre. However, being the capital is mostly an academic title for Sucre since the main action is happening in La Paz, which... Continue Reading →

24 Hours in Copacabana, Bolivia

On our way by bus from Puno in Peru to La Paz in Bolivia we decided to take a 24h travel break in the small town of Copacabana. Most tourists stop here to visit Isla del Sol, the legendary origin of the Incas. We, however, ended up staying in town only, skipping the island. As... Continue Reading →

Thoughts on Peru

Similar to other countries we visited on our trip, we would like to share some thoughts and observations on Peru. This is by no means an academic essay but rather our own personal summary... The exclusive history focus on the Inkas is not understandable What historic culture do you think about when you hear the... Continue Reading →

Peru Top Impressions

Here we go again! After spending roughly a month in Peru, we want to share our top impressions and photos we took. As you can see, Peru is a country of amazing diversity...

Impressions of Corpus Christi in Cusco

As part of our trip through Peru we were lucky enough to be in Cusco during the festivities of Corpus Christi. It is one of the most important festivities in the old Andean city. Already during the days preceding the holiday we saw many preparations happening, mostly around Cusco's main square, the Plaza Mayor. We... Continue Reading →

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