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INCA EMPIRE

inca empireMachu Picchu has been on my bucket list for years, and the day when I finally got to see the sun rise behind it was a dream come true. It’s been six months since we went to Machu Picchu, but going through these photos now made me realize how blessed I am to be able to travel around the world and see all these beautiful places.… MORE

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LAKE TITICACA

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There was one more place I really wanted to visit before leaving Bolivia – lake Titicaca. It is located on the border of Peru and Bolivia and has a surface elevation of more than 12,000 ft. We made our first stop in a small town of Copacabana situated on the Bolivian part of the lake.
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LA CIUDAD BLANCA

la ciudad blanca
From Lima we took an overnight bus to Arequipa, Peru’s second largest city. As soon as we arrived to the bus terminal, I realized that we’re not in Kansan anymore. Crazy traffic, yellow cabs everywhere (I don’t even know how many times I was almost hit by one), Peruvians trying to sell you things you don’t need, and, of course, beautiful colonial-era buildings – I loved everything about it!
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¡HOLA, SUDAMERICA!

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Backpacking through South America has always been at the top of my bucket list. For some reason I never thought that I would actually have the guts to do it, but it turns out I was wrong. A month and a half ago we flew from Los Angeles to Peru, and it’s been quite an adventure since then!
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