Cordoba, Argentina

Have you heard of couch surfing? It’s a online website that connects travelers all over the world with local people that will provide a bed for free. It’s free to use and a great way to mix up traveling as you get to know the culture at a deeper and more intimate level than a…

Vipassana Retreat at Dolores, Argentina

Oh the beautiful country side and valley outside of Cordoba, Argentina.  Skin-crackling dry, scattered-spotted playful rivers, lovely local artisan stores selling olives, honey & olive oil, and friendly people all with the infamous Argentina accent (which I am finally getting used to). In this region I went to the small pueblo of Dolores for yet…

Uyuni – Salt Flats

This part of my journey was the most majestic, magical, tranquil, serene, silent, breath-taking days. 3 days in salt flats, smooth mountains, flowing rivers, playful streams, frolicking emus, decorated llamas, profound canyons, winding valleys, wind blown snow, hot heated sunshine, freezing cold, dust filled cars, one way bumpy roads, land cruisers, and a delicate full…

Sucre Mural – BeeHive

Sucre – Spanish influenced city with clean streets, beautiful parks, energetic plazas and with a modern twist. This is where many foreigners come to learn Spanish. The bus system is simple and slow, the streets are busy with more people begging for money than I have seen in all my travels, and the same old…

Visa for Boliva, Crossing the Peru-Bolivia Border

Travellers from The United States must apply for a visa before entering into Bolivia. The U.S. is one of the few countries who are required to do so. Here are all the requirements one must need for getting into Bolivia, keep in mind that you can stay for 90 days and the Visa is good…

La Paz, Bolivia

Busy, fast, zippy, old and smoggy type of city. At an elevation of 3,650 meters (12,00 feet) with a population of 2.3 million. My most favourite thing about Bolivia so far: The Zebras. That is right, Zebras. I am not talking about the animal, I am talking about the humans who are paid to dress…

Auywaska Mural in Cabaconde, Peru

The Mural: 2013 Sept.    Ayuwaska – Cabanaconde, Peru – Pachamama  The hat inspired mural snuggled inside of the restaurant/bar and the focal point of the room    . About the Mural: The inspiration came from the native woman’s dress of the pre-incan town of Cabanaconde and Colca Valley region.  The my mural showcases images of the birds,…

Puerto Maldanado, Peru

Where:  Anaconda Lodge – Puerto Maldanado, Peru – Anaconda Lodge; Acrylic Paint 2013; The location is next to the Madre de Dios river that hosts camine, unclassified fish and countless endemic birds. Tiny motos zipping around the bumpy dusty streets, woman skilfully crafting plates of fish, meat, and chicken with rice, dramatic soap operas roar through the…

Magical Manchu Picchu, Sacred Valley

The magical land of Machu Picchu. Bright green energy, sunrising, eye opening, mysterious, wise and powerful. The Incan ruins are arguably be one of the most touristic places in the world, which made for an interesting adventure full of inward bliss and tons of people!   Here is the view of Machu Picchu before and…

Vipassana Meditation

About four months ago while in Colombia I decided that I wanted to go to a course to learn the mediation of Vipassana. Now, 4 months later I find myself at the Sacred Valley Ashram ready for a 10 day vipassana meditation course. Located in the small town of Calca just one hour outside of…

The Ruin-Filled Town of Pisac, Peru

The small Sacred Valley of Pisac, Peru -Roaring energetic mountains, melted with sage green bushes, dancing trees, fused with Incan ruins, tiny tourist markets, one calm sleepy river and a spiritual energy that roars through the streets. People usually stop in Pisac for a day trip from Cusco as its only 45 minutes away and…

Lima to Cusco, Peru

I am sitting on the bus from Lima to cusco, 24 hour bus ride. its been 10 hours and it’s 6:30 in the morning. The sunrise is welcoming me to this new land with a warm embrace and subtle energy amplified by the valley. These mountains that stretch of amber, late, and deep bronze playfully…

Loja to Lima

Travel, travel and more travel…by bus. From the jungle of Loja I took a bus at about 11:30pm to Piura for a 12 hour bus ride and a good $18 USD for a bus fare. It was easy and I slept the whole time, I was so confused when I woke up at 3 am…

Caves of the Tayos, Macas

The Amazon Jungle: Full of energy, breathing life, and adventurously addicting. Instead of taking the more traveled pan-american highway to Peru I took the back road through the jungle and stoping in the small town of Macas for a little cave pitstop. Macas is a burning hot heated jungle town with hundreds of caves. The…

Tena, Ecuador Mural – The Amazon!

Tena, Ecuador – The Jungle. Loud animal noises, neon yellow, green and brown luscious trees (bigger than you have seen in your whole life), pounding singing rain for days (literally), poison tree frogs (only if you eat them), unique jungle fungus (not on me, on the trees), hundreds of bug bits, turquoise translucent blue butterflies,…

El Fin a Comuna de Rhiannon

How can you describe a place that captures your souls spirit and offers lessons, energy and experiances for your heart that words can not even describe? Community Rhiannon has proven to be a magical place for discovery, working and family in the midsts of smells of eucalyptus, incense, donkeys, compost, dogs, san pedro, yoga and whispering…

The 10 hour Incan Hike – Ecuador

The Incan Hike / May 2013               Powerful Incan ancestor speaking mountains, glazed with fallen snow, high altitude breathe taking, sweetly hot and biting cold, mysterious navy blue laid lakes, gentle horse finding, exhausted leg climbing, 10 hour hiking kind of day! I walked with a friend from Malchungi to Otavalo in Ecuador for a whopping…

Montantia, Ecuador

April 2013    It’s currently 9:30 am and I can still hear regaton. It’s the type of loud music with a deep base that sounds like the same song over and over. People here party all night and all day. Montanita is a small beach town on the coast of Ecuador with a infamous night…

Rhiannon Community Farm

For the past 12 days and for the next 3 weeks I have and will be WWOOFing with a Farm about 1.5 hours from Quito, Ecuador at Rhiannon Community. Internet is scarce as I must walk 1.5 hours into town to get internet so if I have been absent know that each day I have…

La Serrana, Colombia – Mural

Where: Salento, Colombia. It is a small town in the coffee region of Colombia. It offers some wonderful coffee tours, hiking, horseback riding, and gorgeous scenery. This place was definitely a stop I would suggest for people that actually want a vacation. The energy of the mountains are gran and infectious. I painted this mural…