Sucre (Bolivia)

We took a local bus to get from Potosi to the colonial city of Sucre, the constitutional capital of Bolivia. Sucre, which hosts the oldest Bolivian university (founded in 1624), is a dynamic student city,…

Potosi (Bolivia)

Part of Unesco’s World Heritage List, the colonial city of Potosi is established at 4090m altitude making it the highest city of +100 000 habitants in the world (even higher than Lhassa in Tibet)! A…

Trek Atacama (Chile) – Uyuni (Bolivia)

To get from Chile to Bolivia by land there is only one way: 3 long days driving through the desert in a 4×4 jeep; no roads, no trails, no towns, zero signs and relying only…

San Pedro de Atacama (Chile)

From Valparaiso we continued driving further North and returned our car in La Serena, where we boarded a night bus to San Pedro de Atacama, a village built in the heart of an oasis lost in…

Valparaiso (Chile)

    We rented a car in Santiago to drive further North along the Chilean coastline. Our first stop was Valparaiso, 115 km West of Santiago, a large laid-back picturesque bay surrounded by 45 colourful…

Santiago de Chile (Chile)

From Mendoza we took a bus which crossed ‘the route of the Andes’ to get to Santiago, an amazing way to cross the border and see the Andes! The route is closed in the winter…