Machu Picchu is globally known for being one of the modern Seven World Wonders. Indeed, it is the best preserved known inca city in the world and surrounded by a stunning mountain panorama. This is why every day 6000 visitors crowd into the site. In order to accommodate all these tourists, a whole city, called Agua calientes, was built from scratch. Restaurants, Bars, Hotels and souvenir shops are supposed to be everything the modern tourist's heart could wish for and, all in all, it feels like spending the night at Disney Land. So is this historic Inca site really worth a visit or is it just too crowded to enjoy?
Did you know that a big part of Bolivia is almost not inhabited? This is the part we want you to discover. From its more than 10.000 square kilometers big salt desert to its volcano region in Sur Lipez, with its white, blue and pink lagoons, you will enjoy a wide and beautiful landscape and see what it's like to live in one of the least populated regions on earth where 90% of the population have no access to electricity.
The famous Lake Titicaca is the biggest lake in South America, the highest navigable lake in the world. Indeed, its altitude of 3800m is quite breathtaking and not just becuse of its beautiful landscape. Part of the lake is located in Peru whether the other part belongs to Bolivia. On the peruvian side of the lake, its main city Puno, its authentic villages around Socca and its floating reed islands of the Uros are definitely worth a visit.
Another trip, another continent. This time, we discovered South America for the first time and we were not disappointed. During our two week trip, we saw so many different landscapes: from colonial cities to beautiful mountain and volcano chains. It was not always easy as we had to fight against altitude sickness and cold nights but we were soon compensated by breathtaking landscapes, a special fauna with llamas and alpacas as well as unique places such as Machu Picchu and the Uyuni Salt Desert. Interesting in such a trip? This is our 2 week itinerary with the best of Peru and Bolivia.
Calakmul is a very old Maya site and UNESCO World Heritage in the State of Campeche in Mexico. Its first dated inscription is from as early as 431 AD. At the time, Calakmul was one of the most important sites in the region. Between 500 and 800 AD over 50.000 people lived here. Its particularity is its situation in the middle of the Jungle, 60 kilometers from the next highway and, thus, not that easily accessible. However, these beautiful Mayan ruins are definitely worth the detour.
In December, we spent two weeks in Yucatan, Mexico. During our roadtrip we discovered beautiful white beaches, colourful houses, crystal clear cenotes and mystic maya ruins in the middle of the jungle. This is our itinerary.
In December 2018 we spent 2 weeks in Yucatan, Mexico. This is our itinerary. You can also read more about our full experience here. Day 1 - Arrival in Cancun Day 2 - Isla Mujeres Day 3 - Isla Mujeres Day 4 - Puerto Morelos, Playa del Carmen, Cenote Azul, Akumal Day 5 - Akumal, … Continue reading Itinerary: 2 weeks in Yucatan, Mexico