The Carefree Traveler
Machu-Picchu

We woke up at 2 AM to get out spot in line  to be one of the first people to see Machu Picchu in the early morning light. As most people...

Inca-Trail-Day-3

After a grueling second day, when you go with Llama Path as your tour guides, the third day is relatively easy and short. I think it was about 5 miles and...

Inca-Trail-Day-1

After spending a few days in Lake Titicaca¬†and Cusco it was finally time to start our hike to Machu Picchu. We weren’t sure what to expect. We had heard a million...

Lake-Titicaca

After 24 long flying hours I had finally arrived in the small town Julicia, Peru. I didn’t know what to expect, from the air Lima looked like a typical South American...

Chiclayo-Peru

As I sat on an overnight bus that I boarded in Lima, Peru, I wondered what the next three months of my life would entail. I was headed to the northern...