Bolivia, South America, travelsandmore

Another island on another lake – Isla del Sol, Bolivia

Lake Titicaca, one of the worlds most curious and largest lakes. Inhabited for hundreds of years by indigenous communities of Bolivia and Peru we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to spend some times on the shore of this great lake. A journey through the Americas, the Andes and several countries later we found ourselves at… Read More Another island on another lake – Isla del Sol, Bolivia

Peru, South America, Travel, Travel Blogger, travelsandmore

Colonial Lima, Peru – The capital on the coast

Of all the colonial cities in all of the Spanish colonial countries we’ve visited Lima is by far the most impressive. It bleeds Spanish culture. With no regrets I’ll even say I prefer Lima’s historic centre to Mexico City’s. It’s big, vibrant and there’s no shortage of character. It actually has buildings in every shade of Amarillo you… Read More Colonial Lima, Peru – The capital on the coast

Ecuador, Isla de la Plata, South America, travelsandmore

The poor mans Galápagos – Isla de la Plata

I first started reading about Isla de la Plata whilst in Quito, Ecuador and instantly became obsessed with the idea of visiting the Ecuadorian island. After a few questionable boat experiences so far I convinced myself that the hour long journey would be calm and non-life-threatening and found myself speeding towards ‘The Poor Man’s Galapagos’… Read More The poor mans Galápagos – Isla de la Plata

Colombia, Guatape, On the road, South America, travelsandmore

The colourful streets of Guatape, Colombia

A quick trip to the man made lagoons of Guatape, Colombia. Situated two hours east of Medellin just like the local Colombian’s do. We found ourselves in Guatape, a once deprived declining tourism destination now a regeneration fantasy with colourful buildings to match. During the holidays and on weekends Colombians and backpackers flood the colourful… Read More The colourful streets of Guatape, Colombia