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Huaraz and Inka Nani

Based from Huaraz (altitude: 3000+) we did a lot of hiking to lakes, ruins, hot springs and random mountains. After a few day trips (pictures e.g. 1, 2) we went on a longer and more serious hike called the Inka … Continue reading

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Cajamarca (also Gocta and Kuélap)

At the moment we reside in beautiful Cajamarca in the Andes mountain range. At a height of around 2750 meters there is clearly less oxygen. However the area surrounding the city looks gentle and lush and reminds me more of … Continue reading

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Tarapoto

We left Iquitos, traveled by another cargo boat for three days and then crossed a small mountain by bus, through a tunnel at the top, to finally arrive in Tarapoto. From here we will head into the Andes, explore some … Continue reading

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Iquitos

So we didn’t actually go on that small boat to Iquitos, which was more than 150km away from Leticia, (that would be crazy; it was just a small April fool’s joke), but on a larger one called the Victor Manuel. … Continue reading

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Amazon

Today we arrived in Leticia, in the Amazon Basin, on the border with Brasil and Peru. The first thing we did after we found a hostel was buy a boat like this one. It was a small engine and it … Continue reading

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Tayrona

We are in Cartagena now. Tom, Peter, and Richard (American we met in the bus from Medellin to Santa Marta and have been traveling with since) are asleep. I decided to upload some of our photos to date using the … Continue reading

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Caribbean

We have been in Santa Marta for two days now. Not only is the weather absolutely perfect – 35 degrees celsius during the day and 27 at night – but the Caribbean sea is 200m from the hostel! During the … Continue reading

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Medellin! (2)

Just arrived in Medellin. Weather is nice and the hostel even has a balcony! Currently we are playing cards and reenergizing from the night bus trip. The first impressions of Medellin are that it’s a safe and nice city.

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Llamas and more

We are using my Flickr account to put some of the photos we have taken online. Here is a llama: All the photos we put online will end up in The Big Trip set. Enjoy!

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Me Gusta

Promised Michael I would wear this on a night out. Had a blast! Thanks again for the t-shirt! (Oh, nobody recognized it…)

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