Only read if you are bored January 31st 2016 R: we're writing this one more for completeness really. We had some difficulties getting away from Cusco, as it's becoming clear to us that we have chosen quite a complex route and maybe we should have let the connections lead us, rather than our wish list.
Anyway, we intended to fly to the southern border then cross into Chile before moving on to the Atacama desert. Not wanting to waste too mu ... read more
South America » Chile » Arica & Parinacota » Arica Prior to the coming of the Spanish in the 16th century, northern Chile was under Inca rule while Araucanian Indians inhabited central and southern Chile; the latter were not completely subjugated until the early 1880s. Although Chile declared its ind... ... read more
In 2015-16 we took 6 months off from normal life and travelled three quarters of the Pacific rim, from Alaska to Australia. Now we continue our adventures against the back drop of day jobs, still trying to see as much of this world as possible.
Currently turning the clock back to our Russian / Trans-Siberian adventures of 2017, but this year brings travels in the Balkans and Patagonia at least!... full info