“You will love it!” were the words we had heard from other travelers every time we mentioned our plan to travel to the Bolivia Salt Flats. They are the biggest salt flat in the world. As you might imagine those words raised our expectations sky-high and we couldn’t wait to see the white endless scenery. Bolivia Salt Flats Rough and… Read More
This South America travel guide is a compilation of the countries we have visited and written about on The Planet D travel blog.
Looking for things to do outside Cusco? Di from Slight North shares her top three little-known hiking day trips in Cusco. A lot of tourists pass through Cusco, Peru quickly. They just use the city as a stopping point on their way to Peru’s main attraction: the Incan ruins of Machu Picchu. However, I lived in the city for two… Read More
We have yet to visit Colombia. We want to, but there are so many countries in the world, we just can’t visit them all…yet. That’s why when Di of Slight North suggested writing about her favourite must see cities in Colombia we knew you’d want to know about them too! Enjoy. Tops 5 Must See Cities in Colombia Forget what you’ve… Read More
Dave and I were excited to hear from Antoine who wanted to share his experience exploring Iquitos, Peru. It was two years ago that Dave broke his back in the Amazon and spent 8 days in hospital there. Needless to say, we didn’t get to see a lot of the jungle city, so we are thrilled to have a fellow… Read More
The Machu Picchu hike along the Inca Trail of Peru draws millions of travelers every year. It’s one of the most iconic treks on our planet. Machu Picchu Hike The ancient ruins, deep rainforest and perfectly sculptured stone continue to amaze and delight visitors from all over the world. Machu Picchu Hike All You Need to Know Before You Go… Read More
Deafening silence. The surface of the water is as smooth as a mirror. The reflection of the surrounding landscape making it difficult to discern what is up and what is down. Through The Pantanal in Brazil No sign of life. Though we know that a few meters behind the impenetrable wall of tropical forest and dark waters lives a phenomenal… Read More