Whilst you travel through Ecuador, why not spend a few relaxing days away from cosmopolitan Cuenca, chilling in picturesque Baños de Agua Santa?
A visit to charming Cuenca is a must when in scenic Ecuador and this is why…
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Tumultuous, dangerous, or surprisingly easy are descriptions bandied around for South American border crossings. Today’s crossing from Peru’s Piura to Ecuador’s Loja is rumoured to be safe and hassle-free. Continue reading “Border Crossing: Peru’s Piura to Ecuador’s Loja”
Traversing Peru on a flight from balmy Iquitos to remote Tarapoto over the mighty Amazon, followed by an uncomfortable 18-hour overnight rustic bus journey to Piura.
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From Yurimaguas, the rustic barge weaves its way for several days deep into the vast snakelike Amazon River until reaching Iquitos – “largest city in the world that cannot be reached by road”…
Nestled in the slopes of the Vibo Valentia province in Southern Italy, gorgeous Pizzo Calabro is an easy day trip from Cosenza. Why not stop for Pizzo’s famous Tartufo on your visit?
Remote and fairly unknown to tourists, Tarapoto is perched on the high jungle plateau – Selva Baja – at the foot of the Andean hills. And, at a height of 356 metres Tarapoto is known as the “Cloud Forest”.
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Huaraz is fast becoming Peru’s trekking mecca for adventure treks to Yungay, Llanganuco Lakes, and the famous Lake 69 in exceptional Huascarán National Park. Continue reading “Huaraz Adventure Treks, Peru”
An hour’s drive north, inland from Cosenza and you are surrounded by the sweeping and scenic Pollino and Dolcedorme mountains until you arrive in the sleepy town of Castrovillari.
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Thinking of a day trip whilst in Cosenza? Then why not venture to intriguing Roseto Capo Spulico in Calabria… Continue reading “Cosenza Day Trip: Roseto Capo Spulico, Calabria”
I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve been asked: ‘why Calabria in southern Italy?’ Continue reading “Why Calabria in Southern Italy?”