Uphill, Both Ways (Inca Trail Day 2) January 10th 2016 Oh my, today was a tough one. Uphill, caring my backpack for seven hours. It was extremely challenging. I spend most of it along because I walk so slow compared to my freakishly tall comrades. I can’t wait to get there. Even though today was the “most difficult day” due to the verticalness, tomorrow we are actually walking further. Just not as steep. It will be nine hours, and ... read more
South America » Peru » Cusco » Machu Picchu Ancient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, most notably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by the Spanish conquistadors in 1533. Peruvian independence was declared in 1821, and remaining Spanish forces defeated in 1... ... read more
How To Kill Your Jewish Mother (aka Traveling Purple Heart Blog) is my documentation of a life-changing spur-of-the-moment trip to South America. (Note: Blog Posts go from Most Recent on Top to Least)
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I partook in an Ayahuasca ceremony in Peru.
Biking Death Road in Bolivia was thrilling
The scare I had almost missing my flight from Salar De Uyuni
Falling in love in Argentina :)
I was taught to drive stick-shift in Rio
And Carnival in Salvador Bahia!!
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