Bonneville Salt Flats

Bonneville Salt Flats – Wendover, Utah – National Sights Series

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After leaving Arches National Park, we headed to Spanish Fork, Utah to visit our two sisters and their families.  We opted to camp out on the shores of Lake Utah in a lovely campground called Lakeside Campground. We hung out a day or two and decided to head to the Bonneville Salt Flats on our […]

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Driving Arches National Park – Moab, Utah – National Sights Series

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Driving Arches National Park in Moab, Utah is right up our alley!   We are not hikers in anyway, shape or form.  If you want to see incredibly beautiful rock formations on a nice leisurely drive, in some of the most stunning landscape on the planet?  Arches National Park just north of Moab, Utah in the eastern […]

The Mayan Ruins, Palenque – Quite possibly the best ruins Mexico has to offer!

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What?  Better than Chichen Itza?  Better than Uxmal?  Better than Tulum?  I can hear the jostling of “Mayan Ruin Buffs” everywhere… sighing.   The Mayan Ruins at Palenque are some of the best ruins, Mexico has to offer! The forest around the ruins are spectacular, the campgrounds nearby are great, the food in Chiapas is amazing […]

Top 5 Tourism Destinations Near Tuxtla Gutierrez Chiapas Mexico

Top 5 Tourism Destinations Near Tuxtla Gutierrez Chiapas Mexico

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Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, México is a little known tourist destination in southern Mexico.  With a population of over 600,000, it’s the largest and most developed city in the state of Chiapas.  We crossed the border checkpoint at Talisman through the El Carmen Border near Tuxtla Chica.  The border is smaller than Ciudad Hidalgo and we […]

Why Lake Atitlan, Guatemala Will Suck You In And Keep You There

Why Lake Atitlan, Guatemala Will Suck You In And Keep You There

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Lake Atitlán, Guatemala (ah-teet-lahn) sits in a volcanic caldera known to have been created 1.8 million years ago.  The lake is the deepest in Central America at over 1,100 feet at its deepest point.   All this stuff didn’t really draw us to the lake however.  What did was all the stories from other travelers that […]

Chilean Patagonia – Penguins, Torres Del Paine, and Beautiful Landscapes

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After making our way from Northern Chile, spending some time in Santiago, Vina Del Mar, and Renaca we flew down to the Chilean Patagonia to Punta Arenas, Chile.  Punta Arenas is one of the furthermost cities in Chile and the hub exploring the Magellan Straits, Magdalena Island, and Tierra Del Fuego.  The first thing we […]

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How To Get From Southern Peru to Northern Chile

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Here we are in Northern Chile.  Ahhhh… a new country, new attitude and new altitude.   After scuttling about Peru in the highlands for weeks, breathing in the paper-thin air, scorching our skin in the thin ozone of the Andes and feeling our hearts beating in our necks far too frequently, we are now at sea […]

Lake Titicaca And The Floating Islands of Puno, Peru

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Lake Titicaca and the Floating Islands of Puno, Peru along with the Uros people, were one of the highlights of Peru.  We like Peru, however the constant commercialization of the country was less in Puno… much less.  This made walking down the street, (except for the walking street…still pretty hawkerish) actually enjoyable.  We arrived on […]

The Sacred Valley and Ollantaytambo – The Real Peru

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The Sacred Valley and Ollantaytambo were suggested to us by a guy we met in Arequipa.  We had never heard of Ollantaytambo (O-yahn-tay-tom-bow) and can barely say it at times.  However, after spending some time in Cusco we were ready to get out of the town of tourism, hawkers and inflated prices to a place […]

Cusco, Peru – Gateway to Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley

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Cusco, Peru – Gateway to Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley and a city in the Peruvian Andes, was once the capital of the Inca Empire and is known for its archaeological remains, Spanish colonial architecture, and touristic megaplex founded in the 11oos.  The Plaza de Armas (yes every town in Peru has one) in […]