Galapagos Islands (Ecuador)

After our adventure at the Machu Picchu we decided we needed a break from all the hiking so we booked a last minute cruise in the Galapagos Islands, where La Mama joined the backpackdiariez crew!!!…

Inca Trail to the Machu Picchu (Peru)

The legendary Inca Trail to the Machu Picchu consists of 4 days and 45 km of hiking in pure nature on a very well preserved Inca path through forests, waterfalls and along mountains, no civilisation…

Cuzco (Peru)

Being completely fed up with long bus rides we decided to take a plane from Arequipa to Cuzco, the “Rome of the Incas”, an absolutely stunning city. We landed in a valley at 3400m altitude,…

Arequipa & the Colca Canyon (Peru)

In Copacabana we boarded a bus which crossed the Peruvian border and after a terribly long and hot 8-hour bus drive we finally arrived in Arequipa, the most important economic center of the South of…

Titicaca lake: Copacabana & Isla del Sol (Bolivia)

From crowded and chaotic La Paz we took a bus which brought us to ceremonial and quiet Copacabana on the shore of the massive Titicaca lake. Believe it or not but people say that Copacabana…

La Paz (Bolivia)

From Sucre we flew to La Paz, which is the highest capital city of the world: 3200 – 4000m altitude! The landing was quite impressive as the plane lands on a high plateau in between…