Our four day Jeep tour through the Bolivian highlands was certainly one of the parts of our journey, to which I was looking forward the most. I had done extended research to find a good tour agency, wrote several emails and in the end decided to go with La Torre Tours from Tupiza. This was[…]

After five days in La Paz I was desperate to get some wide scenic landscapes in front of my camera again. Our plan was to travel to Tupiza in the far south of Bolivia and from there do a four day tour through the bolivian mountains. Most tourists head directly to Uyuni from La Paz,[…]

Maybe the most strenuous part of our journey till now were the three days of travel from Puerto Maldonado in Peru to La Paz in Bolivia. Since there were no direct flights from Puerto Maldonado or Cusco to La Paz, and the options with a stop in Lima were just too expensive, we had decided[…]

With a smartphone and the abundance of apps out there it has never been easier to travel than now. While years ago I used to print out maps, hotel reservations, sunrise and sunset times and whatever information I needed during travelling, now I have all that information accessible on my selfphone. On our journey around[…]

Amazonia

February 22, 2017 | The big Journey, Travel

Continuing our journey we took a flight from Cusco to Puerto Maldonado, which lies at the shores of the Madres de Dios river in the Amazon rainforest. We had booked a 5 day, all inclusive program at Corto Maltes, so we didn’t have to worry about lodging, tours or transportation for a few days. What[…]

Cusco

January 19, 2017 | The big Journey, Travel

The city of Cusco in the Andean mountains was the next stop on our journey through Peru. The picturesque red tile roofs, the cobbled streets, the colonial architecture and the surrounding mountains – all make Cusco an interesting place to explore and photograph. Our hotel was located just a few hundred meters from the Plaza[…]

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