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Posted by on Oct 22, 2012 in Chile, Explore, South America, Travel Info

No Moai – Just Views

When you visit Easter Island, the first thing that comes to mind is the Moai. Moai, Moai everywhere. And correct – they are. I saw them at sunrise, I saw them at sunset. I explored the creation grounds and I wandered among toppled Moai. I felt energy expelling from some of the Moai and sat at a magnetic rock. I had done almost everything I could do with the Moai. So I decided it was time to see Easter ISLAND and not just their token attribute. It was time to go horseback riding.

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Posted by on Oct 17, 2012 in Bolivia, Photo Diary, Photos, South America

Photo Diary: South West Bolivian Landscapes

Bolivia- Salar de Uyuni - Mountain reflections

Bolivia is truly beautiful. And one of its best assets are the landscapes; The open space; The colours of nature, mountains and plains. Bolivia has some of the most surreal high-altitude scenery. The country has everything; Mountains, Volcanoes, Salt Flats, Plains, Lagunas, and Flamingos. To share with you the feeling of freedom I felt standing in the middle of this for 4 days during my Salar de Uyuni tour, here is a photo diary of Bolivian landscapes. 

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Posted by on Sep 25, 2012 in Chile, My Traveling Friends, South America, Travel Info

My Traveling Friends: Sebastian Koch in Chile

Lonquimay chile in Winter

Each Tuesday, Chrystal-Clear will be giving the blogging rights to one of her travelling friends. These aren’t other world nomads, travel bloggers, or travel writers. These are my friends who are willing to share some of their travel experiences be it a weekend getaway, 2 week vacation, or a job placement. I wanted to shine the spotlight on all the people in my life who in one way or another have involved travel in theirs. So here is my travelling friends: Sebastián Koch writing about his home country: Chile.

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Posted by on Aug 6, 2012 in Peru, South America

Coca-Cola is the Peruvian Tanning Lotion


You shouldn’t believe everything you hear. This saying always pops up AFTER you’ve done something stupid. Today was no exception. As I was intermittently going between my hammock, the fruit smoothie bar, and the pool in the desert oasis of Huacachina Peru, I started to talk with the waitress. She laughed at my Argentinian accented Spanish and then divulged a Peruvian secret to me: Coca-Cola is the Peruvian Tanning Lotion.

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