Tag: Travel

Lake Titicaca

Before departing  Bolivia, we had one last stop to make: the town of Copacabana on the shores of Lake Titicaca. The lake is widely regarded as the largest high altitude lake in the world. Covering an area of nearly 8500 square…

Bus Lagged Bolivia

We arrived in Bolivia already half-dead from an epic 26-hour bus ride from Mendoza. The decision to “Get the hell out of here” came long before the wine capital of Argentina, but after working our way down to the southern…

Arequipa, Peru

For a moment, I would like to write about what I’m currently doing, as opposed to things I’ve done some time ago. Don’t worry, dear readers, there will be posts upon posts about couchsurfing in Santiago and Mendoza, about our…

Darjeeling

The 16-hour train ride to New Jalpaiguri and the subsequent 3-hour jeep ride to Darjeeling gave us time to chill out from a stressful last day in Varanasi. The noisy, hot, packed train (at one point there were 18 people…

Khajuraho

Yesterday was a long, but mostly pleasant trip on a train. The trip lasted more than 8 hours, and we were more than a little nervous at a few points, when the train didn’t seem to be going where we…

Delhi

Sometimes, stereotypes are true. In fact, they are true a good deal of the time. So far, I’ve found every single stereotype about India to be spot-on: the traffic, livestock in the streets, abject poverty paired with incredible sights. When…