Most glaciers worldwide are retreating due to global climate change. The Perito Moreno Glacier is one of the only ones in the world that is still advancing and in equilibrium. We had to see it and after leaving Torres Del Paine in Chile, he took a bus to El Calafate, Argentina. El Calafate is a touristy town that relies exclusively upon the Perito Moreno Glacier for its economy. A little town with restaurants, museums, and shopping, we stayed at Hostel Las Manos, which proved affordable for the Patagonia.
Lake Titicaca and Puno, Peru is the highest navigable lake in the world and we navigated it to the floating islands of the Uros people. We arrived at Puno on the lake and immediately felt the altitude. At approximately 12,500 feet, it’s higher than Cusco was…. yet flat, unlike Cusco. The air was still thin […]
Nicaragua is incredible! The people are warm and so are the temperatures. We had spent the night in the Leon area at Las Penitas on the beach where it was cooler. We woke to 90 degree temperatures and knew we had to go from Leon to Granada this day. We had breakfast at Las Rocas […]
Udaipur, India (pronounced OO-Dye-poor) is a 16th Century city of 600,000 people located in southern Rajasthan in north-western India. We didn’t know anything about this gem of a city in the Aravelli desert and only booked a couple days here. We wished we had booked more! This place is surreal! The beauty of this city […]
We got up the next morning and had a wonderful breakfast at Las Rocas, before heading out of the area for Granada, Nicaragua. We heard great things about Granada and wanted to see if the arid environment of the north, was also in the central part of Nicaragua. It was hot this day. Ninety degree […]
We have been in Phnom Penh and we are ready to head to the crown jewel of Cambodia… Angkor Wat! We had a few ways we could do this in deciding How to get from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap. We could fly there and be there quickly but it’s costs too much. We could […]