Author Archives: Kelly

Chilean Lake District

After spending a week in Santiago resting, resupplying, and enjoying the company of good friends, I was anxious to get back to the wander. Four months into this trip my powerful lust for the open road has somehow yet to … Continue reading

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Mendoza, Argentina

My oh my did we enjoy our time here! We took a four day time out from Santiago and decided to visit wine country. The 5 hour bus ride is straight through the Andes mountains, over the border into Argentina … Continue reading

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Valparaiso/Santiago

Valparaiso Valparaiso, an hour north of Santiago, is a city with soul. It is so different then any of the other Chilean cities we have visited thus far. The population is approximately 800,000 so it is not like the small towns we have been … Continue reading

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Bahia Inglesa/Elqui Valley/La Serena

Bahia Inglesa Bahia Inglesa is a popular summertime Chilean beach vacation spot. Since it was still early Spring when we rolled into town though, it was rather quiet and very cold while we were there. One morning, as we were … Continue reading

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San Pedro de Atacama/Antofagasta

Welcome to Chile! At the end of our three-day 4×4 trip in Bolivia our vehicle dropped us off at the frontier with Chile. Imagine climbing at 14er in Colorado in the middle of nowhere only to come across a border … Continue reading

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Salar de Uyuni 3 day 4×4 Trip

After we left Copacabana we rented an apartment in the capital of Bolivia, La Paz, and there is not much to say about adventures here. The city is located in the bottom of a bowl surrounded by snow capped mountains … Continue reading

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Copacabana, Bolivia

I cannot believe we have departed from Peru and are now in Bolivia. The bus ride over the border was a beautiful ride that stretched along Lake Titicaca. As Americans we had to apply for a visa at the border … Continue reading

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Puno & Lake Titicaca, Peru

Our last stop in Peru was an uneventful city called Puno. Although we didn´t find much to offer from the city it does reside on the famous Lake Titica, which straddles the border of both Peru and Bolivia and boasts … Continue reading

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Arequipa and a 3 day Trek in the Colca Canyon

Where to start with this surprise of a city. If it gives you any reference Keith and I were planning on being here for about three days and ended up staying an entire week! The first thing to note is … Continue reading

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Ica, Peru

After our week long stay in Lima we were ready for some warmth. Lima´s weather as mentioned before was damp and chilly. So we did away with the cold and made our way to a warm, cozy town called Ica. … Continue reading

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