Archive for the 'The big Journey' Category

After ten weeks in South America we flew from Santiago to Sydney and from there up to Cairns. Australia was the fifth country on our tour around the world and the contrast to South America couldn’t have been bigger. The houses around Cairns looked like out of a magazine, there were huge supermarkets and everything[…]

Atacama

May 14th, 2017

After four days in the mountains of Bolivia, we crossed the border at Hito Cajon and entered the fourth country of our tour around the world, Chile. It struck me how abrupt the change in infrastructure was. The rough dirt roads of Bolivia were transformed into paved roads just a few 100 meters beyond the[…]

Travel Shoes

May 1st, 2017

Lets talk about shoes. When I was planning six months of travelling one important question that came up again and again was, what clothes to bring. Especially the shoe question was quite tough because shoes usually take up lots of space within the luggage. That’s why I normally try to travel with only two pairs[…]

Uyuni and Lipez

April 23rd, 2017

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[…]

Tupiza

March 31st, 2017

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,[…]

La Paz

March 18th, 2017

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[…]

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