Chile part 1: Ruta de las Vicuñas. Route of my Dreams.

 From the beaches of Arica, I debated endlessly whether I should  ride or bus back up the 13,000 feet to the mountains in Putre. Our gravel route, Ruta de las Vicuñas, started in Putre, which would either be a 2.5 day all-uphill grind with dubious water sources, or a 2 hr bus ride. I read … Continue reading Chile part 1: Ruta de las Vicuñas. Route of my Dreams.

Peru Part 5: Adios, Peru. Hola, Chile.

Cusco is a beautiful city that I have one solitary photo to show for it. After a few painful days in bed, Halloween came and went. As November began, my appetite slowly returned and I ventured out on the cobblestone streets of this historic but heavily tourist-influenced city. Before recovering, The first two nights I … Continue reading Peru Part 5: Adios, Peru. Hola, Chile.