How Climbing the Rainbow Mountains in Perù Really Is

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How Climbing the Rainbow Mountains in Perù Really Is

Perù? Cusco? Well, the Rainbow Mountains are a must-see. Pictures from friends and advertisements completely sold me and I wanted to try them out. But how climbing the Rainbow Mountains in Perù really is? Some people say it’s easy, others don’t even get to the top… As a result, I was pretty uncertain of what I was going to do. Here’s … Read More

Hiking the Cerro Castillo, Chilean Northern Patagonia

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During my 3-weeks stay at the Cerveceria Caiquen in a little village in Northern Patagonia, I had the chance to hiking the Cerro Castillo, a mountain – believe me, it’s not a hill as the literal translation would suggest – which is the highest peak in the central Patagonian Andes. This one-day hike is not particularly difficult, although a good … Read More

Hiking the Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu: Everything You Need to Know

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Hiking the Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu

Hiking the Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu has undoubtedly been one of the highlights of my South America 3-months trip. Stunning views, snow-capped peaks of the Vilcabamba Mountain Range, nevados and lagoons, not to mention the end of the trip to Machu Picchu, one of the new Seven Wonders of the world. The Salkantay Trek has gained popularity as an alternative … Read More

Hiking Torres del Paine, W Circuit: Day 5

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Hiking Torres del Paine, W Circuit: Day 5

Hiking Torres del Paine, W Circuit: Day 5 is part of a 5-posts series. Find Day 1 here.  I wake up at 7.03. As every morning, the first thing I do is putting my glasses on. I try to find them in the top pocket of the tent, but apparently, they are not there. ‘Where are my glasses?’ I sleepily ask the … Read More