Huaraz, Peru: South American outdoor capital

Huaraz, Peru: South American outdoor capital

The main hub for mountaineers and outdoor enthusiasts in Peru, and possibly the whole of South America is Huaraz, the biggest city in the Cordillera Blanca region. Place where nature is the decision maker, this Peruvian outdoor heaven will push your limits to the sky....
Adventure travel guide to backpacking in Peru

Adventure travel guide to backpacking in Peru

Interested in backpacking Peru? Good choice! Peru is an amazing country for outdoor lovers, culture seekers and all around backpackers. From the trekking hub in the Cordillera Blanca mountain range, remote Amazonian jungle to the former capital of Incan empire Cusco,...
Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu, Peru

Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu, Peru

Reaching iconic Machu Picchu in the footsteps of Incas…can you imagine? The Salkantay Trek takes you through the Salkantay Pass at 4,600m and reaches the Machu Picchu ruins after trekking 70km on the 5th day. Chances are you’ve never heard of the Salkantay trek....
Machu Picchu Mountain hike

Machu Picchu Mountain hike

Machu Picchu Mountain is an unforgettable and lesser-known hike above the Machu Picchu ruins with stunning panoramic view of the valley. Reaching ruins is only one part of the Machu Picchu experience. The other one is climbing the summit of Machu Picchu Mountain at...
Trekking in high altitudes of Santa Cruz trek, Peru

Trekking in high altitudes of Santa Cruz trek, Peru

The Cordillera Blanca, nestled in the Peruvian Andes, is one of the biggest mountain ranges in the world with many peaks more than 6,000meters. A lot of them can be seen on the Santa Cruz Trek, a 50km trail through the mountain pass surrounded by glacial peaks and...
Hiking colourful Rainbow Mountain, Peru

Hiking colourful Rainbow Mountain, Peru

Rainbow Mountain in Peru, sitting at over 5,000m above sea level, is a geological wonder covered with pastel coloured minerals. It leaves you speechless and wondering how on earth these painted mountains were created. You get a glimpse into the lives of local Quechua...
Hiking Laguna 69, Peru: the bluest lake in the Andes

Hiking Laguna 69, Peru: the bluest lake in the Andes

Do you want to see a turquoise lake with a waterfall coming from surrounding glacier peaked mountains high in the Peruvian Andes? The Laguna 69 trek in the Huascaran National Park is the best day trip you can do promising exactly that and more. You can read about our...
First mountaineering experience in Peru

First mountaineering experience in Peru

People do crazy things when they travel. And we are no exception. But when you stumble upon something crazy and think of it as once in a lifetime opportunity, you just go and do it. That was exactly our approach when we found out we can try mountaineering for the...
Month 7 recap of our trip around the world

Month 7 recap of our trip around the world

In case you missed it, read our recap of Month 1 & 2, Month 3, Month 4, Month 5, Month 6 In February, we mostly travelled through Peru. We found great places for trekking, mountain biking and even surfing. After 40 days in Peru, we were sad to leave. We could stay...