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Hiking Machu Picchu: What You Need To Pack – Equipment List

Hiking Machu Picchu: What You Need To Bring

A guide to packing your gear for a hiking the Inca trail of Machu Picchu

Congratulations on finally booking that hiking trip along the Inca trail! If you’re reading this, it means that you’ve probably already heard about how great the experience can be, and you’re most likely already […]

By |Januar 21st, 2017|South america|0 Comments

The Marvels of Incan Architecture – Earthquake Proof Construction

Leaning against the stone wall at the foot of what was once an Inca palace in Cusco, posing for a photograph like millions of tourist before me, I notice how the huge rocks fit together along five or more sides. It would be a Herculean task to build this wall, and it would be just […]

By |März 25th, 2014|South america|0 Comments

The Paraguyan Border Jigsaw – Paraguay, Argentina and Brazil

When backpackers draw up a list of ‘must sees’ on their South American trip there’s a good chance Paraguay isn’t on it. I’ll be honest it wasn’t on mine. But it felt rude not to take a squizz at the landlocked nation considering we were only a few hundred metres away in neighbouring Brazil.

Like most […]

By |Januar 20th, 2010|South america|0 Comments