There is only one place in the world where you can sail on a majestic long boat made of reeds to reach an island made of the same reeds and walk, eat or even sleep on it, together with people who have lived there for many generations. Advertisements
The Yucatan Peninsula’s coastline is a touristic place especially during the high season but nevertheless the beauty and the historical values of some areas is undeniable and I treasure many unforgettable memories of this journey. One above all: the gorgeous island where I escaped during the last days of my trip.
The North Yungas Road, also known as Death Road or Road of Fate, was built in the 1930s during the Chaco War by Paraguayan prisoners and it connects La Paz to Coroico in the Yungas region of Bolivia.
I cherish a lot of incredible memories from my travels and one of the most precious is the day I spent at “the Lost City of the Incas”: undiscovered from the spanish conquerors and untouched until 1911 when the exploratory Hiram Bingham and its expedition (reported on the April 1913 issue of the National Geographic) found it nord-est from… Read More A day in Machu Picchu and the Salkantay trek