A Week in the Big City
With the Andes to the east and the Pacific to the west, the flight from Iquique to Santiago makes for some more breath-taking scenery. After two weeks in the dusty beach towns it was a refreshing change of pace to be in a modern vibrant city.
Back to the Beach – Northern Chile
After three weeks of frigid Andean heights we were so happy to cross the border into Northern Chile and get back to the beach. After a 6 hour bus ride followed by a short train ride from Tacna Peru, we entered Chile in the small
Floating Islands in the Andes
A week and a half into Chile and we've finally found the time to write about our remaining Peru adventures. Still buzzing from our Machu Picchu trip, we boarded the Andean Explorer, a luxury train owned by Orient Express, that took us on a spectacular
After a week in the beautiful colonial city of Cusco, Lila and I headed out to vist the lengendary Inca city of Machu Picchu. Waking at 6 a.m. to catch a tour bus that took us through the Sacred Valley of the Incas, where we visited and