Lake Titicaca is the world’s largest, high altitude lake and it is easy to understand how the Incas give credit to Lake Titicaca for the creation of their entire civilisation. Located on the Southern Part of Lake Titicaca, Isla del Sol is considered by the Incas to be the birthplace of the Sun God. My best friend and I were on a tour of Bolivia and Peru with Dragoman for the final month of our time in South America. We visited this tranquil island on…

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In 2007 the incredible archaeological site of Machu Picchu was voted as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. This was unsurprising for anyone who has ever experienced the wonders of this magical site or for anyone who has long dreamed of visiting and ticking it off their bucket list. A lot of visitors to Peru aren’t aware of the countless other incredible Incan Ruins in Peru, many of which can be combined with a visit to Machu Picchu and most of which…

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South America is the land of culture, colour, passion, and adventure. It captured my heart, with its diverse landscapes that attract a multitude of weird and wonderful creatures. I spent 6 months travelling the left hand-side of this incredible continent. When first arriving in Peru, I just hoped to see a real life llama. I left having seen more than I could ever have dreamed of. Everyone does love a llama… but these are my really top South American wildlife experiences… A flash of pink…

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Valparaiso, or Valpo as the locals know it, is a colourful, lively, sea port UNESCO World Heritage listed city in Chile. Valpo is located only an hour or two from Santiago and is an art lovers heaven, being known world wide for its street art! With incredible views, winding alleyways, never-ending staircases, vibrant colours and an exciting history it will leave you wishing you had allowed more time to spend exploring this unforgettable city. Have you visited Valparaiso? Did you love it as much as…

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Whilst travelling around South America, Dan and his friend Kevin spent a few days in Tupiza, the ‘Wild West’ of Bolivia. Tupiza is a relaxed town surrounded by rugged scenery and the perfect place to live out your cowboy dreams like Butch Cassidy & the Sundance kid did over 100 years ago. With no horse riding experience at all, they set off on a two day cowboy adventure through some of the most dramatic scenery you can imagine. We arrived late at night into the…

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