Inca ruins in Ecuador? Yes. Ingapirca

Those Incas sure knew how to colonize, didn’t they. As much of a known tribe as any, the Inca empire may not have lasted terribly long by historical standards, but it definitely covered some serious ground. While I have had

Inca ruins in Ecuador? Yes. Ingapirca

Those Incas sure knew how to colonize, didn’t they. As much of a known tribe as any, the Inca empire may not have lasted terribly long by historical standards, but it definitely covered some serious ground. While I have had

Going Left in Mompiche

In the northern province of Esmeraldas in Ecuador you can find the small town of Mompiche, if you’re lucky. It requires a bit of navigating and asking around, or just some good ol’ fashion internet research, but however you get

Going Left in Mompiche

In the northern province of Esmeraldas in Ecuador you can find the small town of Mompiche, if you’re lucky. It requires a bit of navigating and asking around, or just some good ol’ fashion internet research, but however you get

A Testament to The Ruta de Spondylus by Bus (Ecuadorian Coastal Route)

Bus travel, as I have written about in the past, is by far the most popular method of transportation in South America. Yes, people do have cars, but not in the same capacity as the western countries. South American bus

A Testament to The Ruta de Spondylus by Bus (Ecuadorian Coastal Route)

Bus travel, as I have written about in the past, is by far the most popular method of transportation in South America. Yes, people do have cars, but not in the same capacity as the western countries. South American bus

What Makes a Peruvian Christmas?

Christmas in a foreign country will always be a unique experience. Instead of having the holiday traditions and family outings understood and planned for well in advanced, it is up to the traveler to invent new traditions, recreate existing ones,

What Makes a Peruvian Christmas?

Christmas in a foreign country will always be a unique experience. Instead of having the holiday traditions and family outings understood and planned for well in advanced, it is up to the traveler to invent new traditions, recreate existing ones,

Urubamba of the Sacred Valley

Urubamba, an indigenous town nestled in the Sacred Valley of Peru, is a popular stop off on the way to the famous ruins of Machu Picchu and in turn, due to this fact, is often overlooked by travelers. The city

Urubamba of the Sacred Valley

Urubamba, an indigenous town nestled in the Sacred Valley of Peru, is a popular stop off on the way to the famous ruins of Machu Picchu and in turn, due to this fact, is often overlooked by travelers. The city

My First Peruvian Photo Shoot

So we hooked up with a local organization/company the other week called Threads of Peru. They specialize in hand-crafted, Andean textiles locally sourced by weavers in some of the small surrounding villages of Cusco. Dana, who works for Threads of

My First Peruvian Photo Shoot

So we hooked up with a local organization/company the other week called Threads of Peru. They specialize in hand-crafted, Andean textiles locally sourced by weavers in some of the small surrounding villages of Cusco. Dana, who works for Threads of