Tag: Hiking

Red rope bridge over green water at the dujiangyan irrigation system.

A Day in Dujiangyan: Exploring the Irrigation System & Mount Qingcheng

In Chengdu longer than planned, we looked for more day trips as we’d seen what we wanted of the city. Sarah’s panda obsession continued and she opted to visit the […]

Man standing on brightly colored Chiva vehicle in Los Andes Colombia

Colombian Countryside: Jardín & Los Andes

Location Jardín Colombia | Dates August 4-6 | Accommodation Sergent Pepper’s When we boarded our bus to Jardín we were alarmed to see the attendant handing out barf bags to everyone onboard and […]

Bright green grasses and tall wax palm trees in a cloud in Cocora Valley.

Wonderful Wax Palms: Hiking Colombia’s Cocora Valley

Country Colombia | Date July 30 | Accommodation In Salento The Cocora Valley is located outside Salento, Colombia, and was a top destination on our Colombia must-see list. The Cocora Valley is characterized […]

An Obligatory Visit to Machu Picchu & Aguas Calientes

Country Peru | Dates June 25-26 | Accommodation Ecopackers Hostel While in Peru, I of course had to visit Machu Picchu which required a bit more planning and was more costly […]

View from Capri Lake at El Chalten Patagonia

Patagonia: El Chaltan & Hiking Fitz Roy

See Related Patagonia Posts: El Calafate | Perito Moreno Glacier Patagonia [Full] Day 3: I opted to take the bus to El Chaltan for the day rather than schlep another […]

Wooden plank bride in green grasses in Paraty Miram Brazil.

Paraty Miram: Wrong Bus, Right Hostel

Country Brazil | Dates April 26-27 | Accommodation ReMo Hostel After a morning at the beach in Ubatuba we trekked 30 minutes to town with our bags to the bus. We made it […]