Colca Canyon

Dear friends, It’s time to write about our trip into the Colca Canyon. I tell you, it was hard work, but it was more than worth it and I think it was the nicest thing we did so far. But let’s start at the beginning. The Colca Canyon was this one thing everyone talked about…

White City Arequipa

Chicos, It’s time for my second post! Are you exited already? I’m writing again from a bus…How come? This time we are heading towards Cabanaconde, spotting alot of wild alpacas on the way. From here we will hike around the Colca Canyon. More about this in the future. But first about Arequipa, the town we…

Huacachina, you’ve been good to us

Hello again! This time I am writing to you from a roof terrace in Huacachina, eating an oreo sundae with the perfect view on the high dunes surrounding us. We arrived here 2 days ago, with a direct tourbus from our hostel in Paracas and fell instantly in love with this place here. Huacachina is…

Coast Town Paracas

Hola Amigos, At this moment I’m in the bus towards Huacachina and thought let me try to write something. Yes indeed trying because this will be my first published post of my life. Quite a big deal, right? So we just left Paracas, our second stop of the gringo trail. We stayed here for two…

First Stop Lima!

Dear friends, It’s been overdue but I finally got the time to sit down and put together the experiences and impressions from Lima. Let’s start with accomodation: we arrived in Lima at 6pm and took a taxi to Miraflores where we stayed in Pariwana Hostel. The place was great! They organize daily activities during the…

The Journey Begins

Hi there! Thanks for joining us on this page. We’ll be updating this site in the coming months with stories and pictures about our 6 month long trip throughout South America. Who is we? My name is Nora, swiss-guatemalan food scientist and my loyal companion is Sergio, dutch-surinamese software developer. Our South America trip is…