Tag: trlt

Nicaragua

And the journey contuniued with Ammon Sasha and Maggie (mom): I’d have never guessed we’d end up spending more time in Nicaragua than any other country in Central America. It wasn’t by plan and ended up becoming a necessity as we ran into a few problems. Nicaragua is […]

Into Ecuador

Come to Ecuador with Ammon and Sasha: From Chachapoyas the closest border crossing into Ecuador is the one at La Balsa, the least visited of the 3 crossings between the 2 countries. It is so rarely used that until late last year there was no cross border transportation […]

Trujillo and Cajamarca, Peru

More adventure and ruins with Ammon and Sasha: For Ricardo’s last remaining days we took yet another long and windy bus ride back down to the coastal city of Trujillo, Peru’s third largest. It has an attractive and well restored historic core in its own right, one again […]

The Sacred Valley

Visit Peru with Ammon and Sasha: From the Colca Canyon we backtracked to Arequipa and then took a long bus to Cusco where we stayed a night. It was our worst hostel/hotel of the entire trip and based on the reviews of many of the cheaper places to […]

Uyuni to La Paz, Bolivia

Continue the journey with Ammon and Sasha: Having experienced the salt flats, we gave ourselves 2 nights to recover and get reorganized in Uyuni before moving on. While in Uyuni we made a quick day trip to Pulacayo, a mining semi-ghost town nearby. Nestled in the hills above […]

Uyuni Salt Flats, Bolivia

Join Ammon and Sasha for more adventures: From La Rioja we took an overnight bus to Jujuy, then jumped on another bus directly to the border, 5 hours away. Along the way we picked up a few other travelers including Andrea, a solo Swiss traveler who we decided […]

Antarctica (the adventure)

You wouldn’t be very wrong if you thought Antarctica was just ice and penguins. But actually you have to think of it more like ICE! and PENGUINS!!!! because that’s pretty much how everyone feels on their first sight of this exotic land. We could barely hold ourselves still […]

Antarctica (the background)

More adventures with Ammon and Sasha: I think everyone, even non-travelers have some preconceived notion of Antarctica. Few places can inspire the same degree of awe and dread or have so many stories of tragedy and heroism during its early exploration. It is the coldest, driest, windiest and […]