Archive for the 'Travel' Category

My favourite Apps for travelling

February 28th, 2017

With a smartphone and the abundance of apps out there it has never been easier to travel than now. While years ago I used to print out maps, hotel reservations, sunrise and sunset times and whatever information I needed during travelling, now I have all that information accessible on my selfphone. On our journey around[…]


February 22nd, 2017

Continuing our journey we took a flight from Cusco to Puerto Maldonado, which lies at the shores of the Madres de Dios river in the Amazon rainforest. We had booked a 5 day, all inclusive program at Corto Maltes, so we didn’t have to worry about lodging, tours or transportation for a few days. What[…]


January 19th, 2017

The city of Cusco in the Andean mountains was the next stop on our journey through Peru. The picturesque red tile roofs, the cobbled streets, the colonial architecture and the surrounding mountains – all make Cusco an interesting place to explore and photograph. Our hotel was located just a few hundred meters from the Plaza[…]

Sacred valley of the Incas

January 3rd, 2017

After our trouble with Cruz del Sur and an 18 hour bus ride through the mountains we were glad to arrive in Cusco, although it wasn’t our final destination for the day yet. Cusco lies at around 3500 meters elevation and the air contained much less oxygen than we were used to. Everything was a[…]

Cruz del Sur

December 23rd, 2016

Travelling by bus is very common in Peru. There are several agencies offering bus rides into all parts of the country. Some of the busses are even outfitted with so called cama seats, in which you have space comparable to that of business class seats on an airplane. Since it is much cheaper than travelling[…]

Puerto Lopez

November 12th, 2016

After nine days on the Galapagos islands we flew back to the ecuadorian mainland to continue our travels. In Guayaquil we had a short layover before taking a bus to Puerto Lopez. A few months ago a heavy earthquake occured in Ecuador, which hit the Manabi province just 100km north of Puerto Lopez very hard.[…]

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