Don’t rush your trip to Machu Picchu. Slow it down, stay in Aguas Calientes for a few days and soak up the glorious Andean treasures!
Machu Picchu has got to be one the the best things I’ve ever seen in my life. You see pictures of it in books and online but none of them compare to actually being there. The photos do not do it justice how infinite the landscape is!
I entered the Serere reserve in the Bolivian jungle during the dry season with Madidi travel, a sustainable tourism company who have offices based in La Paz and Rurrenabaque. The Serere reserve is made up of four thousand hectares of protected jungle. The company only takes small groups into the reserve to teach about the rainforest, and puts the money towards environment conservation instead of letting it fall into the hands of poachers, loggers, fishermen and miners.
Sweet tooth? Go on, treat yourself to this Bolivian inspired breakfast treat.
Rurrenabaque in Bolivia is one of the lesser known gateways into the Bolivian jungle …
Pao de Queijo is a traditional Brazilian snack typically enjoyed at breakfast. It has a crispy outside and inside is full with soft cheesy dough. This snack is widely available and very inexpensive. You’ll see street vendors and cafes selling it all over Brazil and northern Argentina. Pao de Queijo is made with Tapioca flour so it’s satisfyingly gluten free.
Something strange happens when you arrive in Rio de Janerio, time starts to fly by faster than you’ve ever experienced. My 10 days there felt like half of that amount and by the end of it I felt like I was spinning. I was not ready to leave…