We descended such distances that the climate visibly changed around us, getting warmer and subtropical until the trees were dripping with ripe mangos and avocados.
Ancash lies quietly to the north of Lima, ignored by too many people who hop past to the golden northern beaches, the central jungle, or Cusco and Machu Picchu. Peru’s Chavin de Huantar – Epic Archeological Adventures and more await…
A great way to find out about the local conditions from backpackers in a similar position to you is by spending a few days in Bangkok, before making your way to the countless villages and temples.
Year-round the organization offers great advice and concrete information about traveling through South America.
The price for a cot was unfit for the vagabonds who they purported to attract, so I slept on a bench in a little hut by the train tracks on my ragged blue mat.
One of the side effects of the renaissance of budget air and cheap flights is that a number of small regional airports have become major hubs for carriers such as RyanAir and Wizz Airlines.
If you’d like to check out one of the city’s terrific music festivals after arriving on cheap flights to Amsterdam, the Grachtenfestival is a great place to start.
One of the more fun and adventurous things I’ve ever done was hitching my way across Canada with just a couple of bucks.