Tag: Trekking

Peru, South America

Visiting Peru’s Rainbow Mountain and the Red Valley

Rainbow Mountain is Peru’s newest tourist attraction, with its multicolored facade quickly finding its way to nearly everybody’s Instagram page. Rainbow Mountain, or Vinicuna to give its original name, is located at 5,200m above sea level. Just 3 hours from Cusco, this colorful mountain was only recently discovered due to […]

Peru, South America

The Ultimate Guide to the Salkantay Trek

The Salkantay Trek is a 74km trek that will take you from the historical former Incan capital of Cusco to the breathtakingly beautiful Machu Picchu. There are many, many different options for tourists to consider for getting to Machu Picchu. This travel guide will aim to cover why you should […]

Peru

Hiking the Santa Cruz Trek

The Santa Cruz Trek is a popular 4 day trek through the Cordillera Blanca mountain range, close to Huaraz in Northern Peru. The Cordillera Blanca is one of the most concentrated collection of sky touching mountains in all the world, with 33 summits reaching 5,400 meters or over. This trek […]

Peru

Laguna 69 Travel Guide: What you need to know

Laguna 69 is the most famous day trip hike from Huaraz, Peru (and arguably one of the most famous in all of Peru). It is a beautiful lake surrounded on all sides by snow capped mountains and makes for a perfect photo opportunity. The hike to the lake is technically […]

Colombia

El Camino Real – Barichara to Guane

One of the main reasons we came to San Gil was due to its close proximity to Barichara and the famousย Camino Real. The Camino Real is a lovely 10km hike from Barichara to Guane, following a pre-colombian road that was rebuilt in the 1860’s. Barichara Cathedral To get to Barichara […]