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Lake Titicaca, Peru

Lake Titicaca, Peru
We arrived cold and breathless on the shores of Lake Titicaca after another epic bus ride through southern Peru. Approaching the lake from the steamy Peruvian coast, the city of Puno provided an immediate shock to our systems: at a breathtaking 3,800 meters above sea level, Puno is located on the Andean...
February 10th, 2010 | Feature, Peru, Travelogue | Read More

Up in the air: Paragliding in Lima

Up in the air: Paragliding in Lima
Looking back on my childhood and adolescence, I often jokingly wonder how it’s possible I survived all the years I spent ski racing, as being on the mountain and the sport itself entails embracing three of the things I hate most in my adult life: being cold, getting up early, and heights. And yet...
January 31st, 2010 | Feature, Peru, Travelogue | Read More

Unsolved Mysteries: Nazca, Peru

Unsolved Mysteries: Nazca, Peru
With the heartbreaking news that Machu Picchu remains closed and unreachable due to the immense damage caused by torrential rainfall a week ago, it became clear that we needed to re-work our Peru itinerary. The mysterious Nazca Lines, which previously hadn’t been in the plans, suddenly became a...
January 31st, 2010 | Feature, Peru, Travelogue | Read More
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