Experiencing Salvador da Bahia

Experiencing Salvador da Bahia

Experiencing Salvador da Bahia Tying together the vibrant and rich Portuguese and African history and cultures, the town of Salvador da Bahia on Brazil’s northeastern coast is considered the jewel and center of Brazil’s Afro-Brazilian heritage. At the center of the...
The Heart of the Peruvian Odyssey

The Heart of the Peruvian Odyssey

If you’re at all familiar with Greek mythology you’ll know that Odysseus was husband to the loyal Penelope and son of majestic Laërtes and Anticlea. A man whose perseverance, wit, and bravery took him on a ten year journey home after the epic Trojan War. The tales...
Exploring The Sacred Valley & Machu Picchu

Exploring The Sacred Valley & Machu Picchu

Touring The Sacred Valley & Machu Picchu A stone’s throw beyond Cusco’s wonder is the Andean Sacred Valley, a riveting countryside where, as we’ve said before, “the Inca past meets Peru’s present.” Filled with trails, tiny villages, and arguably South America’s...
Touring Cusco

Touring Cusco

Explore Cusco A day or two spent in Cusco not only acclimates your senses to the heightened altitude, it allows you time to soak in the majesty of one of the ancient world’s most powerful kingdoms. Being built upon greatness was no light responsibility, the city’s...
Touring Lake Titicaca

Touring Lake Titicaca

Visiting Lake Titicaca An old Andean belief says that Lake Titicaca was the birthplace of the sun, and it’s easy to see why the sparkling blue lake decorated and it’s intricate ancient history would inspire such a humbling legend. Pre-Inca traditions thrive on Lake...