La Boca – Birthplace of the Tango

La Boca is one of the more famous tourist attractions that Buenos Aires has to offer. La Boca is a neighborhood, or barrio of the Argentine capital. The neighbourhood has its traditions deeply rooted in socialist traditions as this area was and still is populated mainly with factory workers. This is although not what has made La Boca famous. It’s tango, football and the colorful buildings that have captured the attention of tourists over the... Read More

Bye bye Incas, hello big red steaks!

Im not going to lie to you, Argentinas legendary beef has occupied my dreams for a long time now. The thought of the most tender meat on this side of the Milky Way after months of rice and beans was enough to keep me up at night. It was time to endulge ourself in a meat feast that I’ve not seen the likes of! Welcome to Buenos Aires baby! One of the many steaks we were to enjoy at Desnivel Read More  Read More

Eating Ceviche and meeting Davids family

After our legendary busride between Puno and Cusco we were glad that we had booked a flight back to Lima. It was not just the comfort of liveable temperatures or reduced risk of burned bridges that was the primary factors in our decision making, but rather the fact that flying back would give us a bit more time in Lima with Hanne Beate and David. The trip back to Lima went like a breeze and we were once again met at the airport by Hanne Beate that... Read More

The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

One of the books that got me interested in more adventurous travelling had a section on Kilimanjaro that inspired me to climb it in January 2008. The book also had a section on the Inca Trail, and from then on it was a must do on our 6 month around the world trip. We booked our trip with Peru Treks far in advance to be sure that we would get a date that fitted with out travel plans. We chose Peru Treks because they are famous for treating their porters... Read More

Cusco and the preperations for the Inti Rayma

This blog post will be mostly without pictures as my memory card (which I suspect is fake) failed me for the fourth time. This time I didn’t manage to recover the pictures and I have to wait for a professional company back in Norway before I hopefully will be able to get them back. Cusco became one of my favourite cities on this trip, as it was magically relaxing and contained a colonial beauty that I haven’t found in other cities so... Read More