It is early. Too early! Not even 6 hours sleep after an exhausting day on the motorcycle (“how to organize a tour to Machu Picchu”). It is 4:45 am and I am getting ready to see the sunrise over Machu Picchu. This was at least the plan…
Puerto Maldonado is not just a great place for hanging out and enjoying the Peruvian gastronomy but also an excellent hub to explore the rich biodiversity of the Amazon in the Tambopata National Park.
Queijo, queijo… Queijo, queijo… Queijo, queijo… What the hell?! It is 5 o’clock in the morning and an Amazon River boat vendor is trying to sell his cheese to the people on board of the Amazonian star.
Trying to escape the Patagonian winds, we got up the next day as early as 6 o’clock just to realise the winds got even stronger than all days together before. LOL. It did not help… After a short breakfast we packed our stuff and were shortly after 8 am on the road and entered on […]
The same day we left the “beautiful” town of Gobernador Gregors, we arrived at El Calafate in the afternoon after mastering another dozens of kilometre on the famous route 40. Gravel of course… deep gravel… short stop, deflating tires… let’s go!!!
Kissing Salta Good Bye I was on the road again and when I first felt a bit sad to leave the beautiful town I did not know what I should experience a short time later… the fantastic route 68 which is linking Salta to Cafayate!!!!
After a great start on Isla Santa Cruz we decided to continue our discovery expedition and set over to the next beautiful island, Isla Isabela. The breathtaking spot was just 2 hours away… just two veeeeeeeeryyyyyyyyy looooooooong hours!
After spending the last 5 days non stop on the road I was looking for a break today which lead me to the lake Paron and the pyramid mountain. Again, another 5 hours on dirt roads which was not really a recovery as I would have wished but another amazing adventure and wonder of this earth […]
Lake Titicaca… what did I know? Not really a lot besides being the highest navigable water body on this planet. What I discovered exceeded my expectations by far and I felt immediately in love with the deep blue. Spontaneously I decided to take a vacation from my travels. Read here why!
I heard already a lot about the world’s most dangerous road in Bolivia which is known under several names like the Yungas Road, El Camino De La Muerte or simply the Death Road. Is it really so dangerous? As a scientist by training, I wanted to find out…
After the last night full of nightmares I woke up and got myself immediately ready. Even though I did not believe anymore in finding back my phone I still believed in miracles. What happened next was unbelievable…