“The Galápagos Islands are an archipelago of volcanic islands distributed in the Pacific Ocean, 906 km (563 mi) west of continental Ecuador, of which they are a part. The islands are known for their vast number of endemic species and were studied by Charles Darwin, as his observations and collections contributed to the inception of…

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One of the main reasons we were in Peru was to hike the Inca Trail. So one day before we decided to buy a smaller backpack, because everyone told us it was actually hard to carry even 5 kilos. And my backpack was kind of big, and knowing myself I was going to pack so…

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After we crossed the border Bolivia-Peru without any problems, we arrived to Puno. Puno shares the Lake Titicaca and has their own very peculiar island: the islands of Uros. Their uniqueness is due to their construction. They have been created entirely with the buoyant totora reeds that grown abundantly in the shallows of the lake.…

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Lake Titicaca is a large, deep lake in the Andes on the border of Bolivia and Peru. By volume of water and by surface area, it is the largest lake in South America. Lake Titicaca is held as a sacred site by the Incas. In the Incan creation myth, the god Con Tiqui Viracocha emerged from Lake Titicaca bringing some human beings with him. The…

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One of the main reasons we decided to include Bolivia in our South American adventure was because of the Uyuni Salt Flats. Come on, you’ve seen the pictures! All those backpackers taking pictures coming out of a Pringles can or being “eaten” by a dinosaur, or the -mostly Japanese- pictures with the perfect reflection of the…

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