Top of San Lucia Hill

Santiago, Chile

Visiting the capital of Chile felt like we were back in any modern day big city in America.  The city has numerous districts, each with their own distinct feel.  Steve and I were surprised that the effects of government issues from generations ago still haunts the citizens today.  We took a tour with a college […]

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View of Arica from Morro de Arica

Arica, Chile

Taking in a deep breath – finally some sea-level air!!!  Arica was the first stop in Chile, and after a long day in a bus/car, we were excited to enjoy some sand, waves and sun.  Arica is just 30 minutes from the border of Perú, making it a backpackers dream to take a break from […]

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Outside of Basilica Catedral de Arequipa

Arequipa, Perú

Arequipa is the second largest city in Perú, with almost 1 million residents.  Steven had put this on our list because we wanted to take photos of the beautiful architecture.  We only spent a full day here in between bus rides, but appreciated the big small city feel, and really enjoyed being at a lower […]

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