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Bikes hitching a ride, Burundi

Burundi Photo Essay

We entered Burundi via an overland border after crossing Tanzania, East to West from Dar Es Salaam. What a journey! Burundi was surprisingly green and mountainous and we loved staying on the lake beach. It was the first and only country where I’ve ever seen bicycles transporting large loads of […]

Chile

Easter Island

Easter Island was never on our itinerary. But because we got sick, and because anywhere east of Lima was unattainable for us by land due to the Andes’ giant barrier of high altitude stretching vertically from Venezuela all the way from south to the tip of Argentina, our […]

Aerial View of the Nazca Lines

After a quick stay in Ica we headed southeast to Nazca to see UNESCO’s World Heritage Site Nazca Lines. Once again, the landscape was very desolate. It amazes me how after visiting more than 100 countries, everywhere is different and yet similar. The drive to Nazca reminded me […]

Retreat to Lima

If we had stuck to my original 6 week Peru/Bolivia itinerary, we would be on a 10 hour bus ride from Cusco to Lake Titicaca (12,555ft), the world’s highest navigable lake. Instead of getting off the plane in Cusco from Puerto Maldonado (main town outside of Tambopata Rainforest), […]

FREE! FREE!! FREE!!!

“I Grew My Boobs in China” ebook is now FREE until September 22nd! Don’t miss this chance to read Volume #1 in the “Sihpromatum” travel memoir series.   If you need a copy in PDF or EPUB format for your Kobo (or eReader other than Kindle) just shoot me a […]