Alternative route to Machu Picchu

You can walk to Machu Picchu on the Inca Trail or take the tourist train. You can also take a detour through the town of Quillabamba. This alternative route to Machu Picchu is a spectacular ride that includes …

Mysterious Moai of Easter Island

Easter Island is best known for its mysterious Moa, huge statues scattered all over the small island. Rapa Nui, as the island is originally called,  is one of the most solitary islands in the world. 

El Caral, America’s oldest town

El Caral is a city that was founded some 4500 years ago. It is one of the world's oldest civilizations. El Caral is considered the first stone city in the Americas.

Pozuzo: Tyrol in Peruvian Jungle

In the mid-19th century, a group of Austrians and Germans decided to seek their luck in Peru. The new emigrants had been hit domestically by successive years of crop failures resulting from a temporary twisting climate. (too dry summers and too cold winters) The then government of Peru offered them the opportunity to build a new life in Pozuzo, located in the Peruvian highland jungle.

7 Highlights of South-America

Seven highlights of South America in a nutshell. download the soundtrack on Bandcamp  

Mollendo faded glory in old harbour town

An old train station that served as the start and end point of the Mollendo – Arequipa – Cusco line, is still the silent witness that Mollendo was once an important port town. The station is now a …

The Magic of Santa Teresa

Rio de Janeiro is best known for its beautiful beaches such as Copacabana and Ipanema, the carnival and an immense statue of Christ overlooking Rio. A zona bonita less likely to attract attention is the 19th-century neighborhood of …