Travelblog SA#33: San Pedro de Atacama, Santiago & Valparaíso – Chile

5th-19th December 2018 Chile was a bit of a culture shock. After months spent within Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia, I was suddenly in a much more modern country. The buses all had air conditioning, the streets were cleaner and everything just seemed more polished. But there were consequences to having these new comforts and conveniences.Continue reading “Travelblog SA#33: San Pedro de Atacama, Santiago & Valparaíso – Chile”

Travelblog SA#24: Cusco & The Sacred Valley Part 2 – Peru

25th-30th October 2018 After my foray to Machu Picchu, I returned to Cusco for a while.  A place I had already spent a few days at (which you can read about here in a previous blog) but was drawn back to because of its old antiquated charm and there was still plenty more to see,Continue reading “Travelblog SA#24: Cusco & The Sacred Valley Part 2 – Peru”

Travelblog SA#9: Cuenca – Ecuador

9th-11th August 2018 The southern capital of Ecuador, and also – due to its colonial architecture – a UNESCO city, Cuenca is often compared to Quito. I spent my first couple of days there touring its churches and museums, beginning with its new Catedral de la Inmaculada Concepcion, which was structurally impressive but somewhat lackingContinue reading “Travelblog SA#9: Cuenca – Ecuador”