What to Do in Banos – A Guide for any Adrenaline Junkie

What to do in Banos? This guide to Baños, Ecuador will have you adding it to your bucketlist in no time. Banos is a beautiful town situated in a valley at the base of an active volcano in Ecuador. Located conveniently in the middle of Ecuador, it doesn't matter which way you're heading, Baños is easily reached.…

Machu Picchu, Inca City – Part One: The Salkantay Hike

It was 4am and we were up and waiting to catch a mini bus to start our hike to Machu Picchu. We had booked a slightly different version of the classic Salkantay Trek and were super excited to start. Our hike was 5 days and involved altitudes of up to 4650m above sea level, so…

One of the Most Dangerous Mines in the World – Potosi, Bolivia

While we "studied' in Sucre we kept hearing of travelers visiting a small town called Potosi and decided we would give it a crack. It was going to split up our journey to Uyuni so we thought "why not" - long bus rides suck! Potosi is one of the highest cities in the world in…