Day trip to famous Concha y Toro vineyard, the largest wine producer in South America.
Explore the volcanic Isla Santa Cruz under the ground and climb down to the old lava tunnels. A cycling trip to the highlands featuring giant turtles.
We yearned for a fresh escape out of Quito, the smoggy capital of Ecuador. We planned a little day trip to the surrounding mountains to get a closer look at the Pichincha volcano and admire the city from above.
Ecuador’s capital Quito lies high on the mountainside up to almost 3000 meters from sea level. The altitude can leave you breathless on first days so better take it easy and not plan anything too rough.
Get lost to the cobble stoned streets and breath in the history in this picturesque Brazilian town.
Things not to miss when in Bogota, the bustling capital of Colombia.
Atacama Desert in Chile is the world’s driest desert. It is famous for it’s Mars like landscapes, geysers and salt lakes full of flamingoes. We flew into…… Read more “Atacama Desert: Driest desert of the world”
On Lake Titicaca, the world’s highest altitude lake in Bolivia, is an island, which is believed to be the birthplace of the sun itself. A short ferry…… Read more “Lake Titicaca: Isla del Sol”
As a Finn, this is a place I had to see while in Brazil. Small wooden houses, big Santa Claus figure and cafe Koskenkorva. It was obvious…… Read more “Penedo: Finnish Colony in Brazil”
Machu Picchu in Peru, the ancient city of Incas, one of the world’s seven wonders. What to expect? HOW TO GET THERE? First of all, Machu Picchu…… Read more “Machu Picchu: Visiting the ancient city”