List/Grid South America
Spending Christmas Eve in Cusco, Peru with my friend Lindsay exploring the festive streets of the main plaza!
Recapping a year of travels around the world!
Read on as I continue the tale of our tour! Day 3 was action packed and on Day 4 we beat the sun to the Salar de Uyuni: the world’s largest salt flats!
The last 48 hours of the tour left me speechless and we hadn’t even made it to the Uyuni Salt Flats in Bolivia. Mother Nature you are one SEXY lady!
In a small pueblo in the poorest country in South America there are smiles of all shapes and sizes, the natives speak Quechua, which only comes in one volume-LOUD, and there is a never ending supply of carbs and red onions.
It was incredible how all of the pieces of the puzzle fit together with the collaboration of so many organizations to bridge the gap between education, healthcare, and community development. A true Poyecto Horizonte!
The whole trip led us down 3,345 meters of vertical descent past dangerous turns and even straight through a waterfall! By the end I was exhausted, had more than a few bug bites, and could hardly move my arms.
The whole city was bursting with fireworks and you could hear the celebration below stretch for miles. I’ll never forget the feeling…
We got less than we paid for… but had some priceless new experiences that included a Peruvian High School Prom and a death-defying makeshift bridge crossing!
It took us four days of trekking the Inca Trail to finally reach Machu Picchu. It was one of the most incredible and challenging experiences of my life.
We raised over $5,500 for Peruvian Hearts! That means our efforts will provide a years worth of education for 13 girls and there will still be some money to spare. Damn that feels good!