Category Archives: South American

Fueled by coca tea and an explorer’s curiosity, I discovered the beauty of Peru’s Sacred Valley and its cuisine.  From the red tiled roofs and ruins of Cusco to the Urubamba River to the view of Machu Picchu from the Sun Gate, I climbed countless stairs, gasped for breath at unforgettable vistas, and guiltlessly savored.
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Culinary Travel to Peru Buen Provecho

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The way to a man’s heart is through his belly; and it’s no different for this traveler. With an inquisitive palate, I recently returned from a culinary adventure to Peru. Enjoy or better said disfruta my adventure travels to Peru through anticuchos and ceviche in Lima to pisco and alpaca in Cusco to te de.
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Having just returned from my first Machu Picchu experience,  I must say, it was inspirational. You have probably heard the quote, “Life is not measured by the breaths you take, but by those that take your breath away.” And, that quote sums up Machu Picchu on so many levels. Let me paint you the picture.
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Alternative Travel to Brazil

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Having only scratched the surface of Brazil on my multiple week holiday to Forteleza, Salvador da Bahia, and the interior of Minas Gerais, I vowed that I must go back to Brazil. Before my next trip,  I already know that I will have to brush up on my Portuguese and samba. In the meantime, I.
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Salud – How to Make a Pisco Sour

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Up until a little over a year ago, I had not yet had the opportunity to taste one of South America’s most delectable, famous, and potent cocktails, the Pisco Sour. With the help of a wonderful crew of Peruvian friends, I was able to take a crash course on Pisco, which is a clear to.
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Wanderlust List – Part 1 Machu Picchu

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  Through a series of images over the next few days, I would like to get input from fellow adventureros on a future destination for my next walkabout. As you may know, I have quite an appetite for travel and a thirst for adventure. This craving has led me to Argentina, Morocco, Spain, Chile, and.
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At the beginning of 2011, I decided to take an impromptu walkabout to explore some of my yet to discover destinations in South America. With a backpack and dreams, I headed out from Miami to the Strait of Magellan for a week of  hiking through Patagonia followed by Malbec and adventure in Mendoza and the.
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The finale or icing on top of my South American walkabout cake was Buenos Aires. With previous spectacular stops in Patagonia, Chile and Mendoza, Argentina, BA and its porteñoscertainlywon my heart through my stomach as well as my dancing feet. After an overnight bus from Mendoza, I arrived in sizzling BA with a short, yet.
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The second leg of my South American Walkabout could not have been more inviting. After a long, overnight bus ride from Santiago, Chile and over the Andes, Mendoza, Argentina greeted me with a glorious sunrise over the desert, rolling out the true welcome mat of the Home of Malbec. Although my first leg was beautiful, the near.
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Having hiked, camped, rafted, rode horseback, and tangoed across Chile and Argentina just a little over a month ago, it is now time to share some of my characteristic good times and good stories. I will begin with the first leg of my three leg walkabout, which was Torres del Paine National Park in Chile..
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