Monthly Archives: February 2014

Santiago and Valparaiso

After moving around too much during our first month in South America we decided on a much needed extended stay in one place.  We rented a great little apartment in downtown Santiago for the week with a mountain view from … Continue reading

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Uyuni Salt Flat Tour

Our next stop in Bolivia was the Salar de Uyuni, which are the largest salt flats in the world near the crest of the Andes and is at an elevation of 3,656 m/11,995 ft.  The salt flats were formed as a … Continue reading

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La Paz, Bolivia

We entered the highest capital city in the world (roughly 3,650 m/11,975 ft) at dusk and were greeted with rain and an abundance of people walking, panhandling and manning their micro-mini-markets that crowd every sidewalk.  There are also witch markets all over … Continue reading

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Puno and Lake Titicaca

After an overpriced bus ride with broken English commentary we arrived in Puno, on the Peruvian side of Lake Titicaca.  Arriving in the evening was a little sketchy as our guesthouse was in between the bus station and the main … Continue reading

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