After a long time spent in the Cuzco/Inca region, we finally made it to the Peruvian coast. First surfing spot: Cerro Azul, a small village located in the South of Lima were we tasted for the first time the long lefthand Peruvian waves. After 4 days of intense surfing we took a break and went […]

Leaving Cusco in the morning, we headed towards Machu Picchu, driving through the Sacred Valley. The huge valley is full of outstanding landscapes and Inca ruins like the ones in the pretty village of Ollantaytambo, where the Inca trail starts ( km. 82 ) and where we stopped for a night. The second part of the […]

Yes! The van managed to get through the 4700 m pass, although it was a long journey in first gear! We were worried about altitude sickness, but we both handled it quite well thanks to Coca leaves ( you have to chew or drink like a tea)  used by Bolivians and Peruvians in the Andes […]

After spending Christmas in San Martin de Los Andes, Argentina, we crossed back to Chile again. This time to Pucon, a beautiful village in the Lake district, sitting at the bottom of the Villarrica Volcano, one of the most active Chile (now slightly overdue for a big eruption). George went white water rafting (amazing!) and […]

A couple of weeks ago we started  driving along the Carretera Austral, which so far has been the most amazing road we have driven through, with lot of amazing landscapes, wilderness and real gauchos. We met a lot of friends along the way, especially a group of people from Coyhaique who we went climbing with, and with who […]

This road sign is everywhere in southern Patagonia, it has been nothing but extremely windy all the time! Last time we wrote on the blog we were about to start a 5 day trek around Torres del Paine. Well, we ended up doing just one long day hike due to the weather conditions and the […]

After a long drive from Cordoba (1600km), we arrived in Puerto Pyramide, in the Peninsula Valdes national park. We spent a few days on this amazing peninsula, surrounded by whales, penguins, sea lions, elephant seals and killer whales. We saw Southern Right Whales which grow up to 17m long, called the “right” by whalers who preferred […]