We yearned for a fresh escape out of Quito, the smoggy capital of Ecuador. We planned a little day trip to the surrounding mountains to get a closer look at the Pichincha volcano and admire the city from above.
An easy day trip option from the capital Helsinki, Torronsuo swamp area offers beautiful but rough outdoor routes to explore.
On Lake Titicaca, the world’s highest altitude lake in Bolivia, is an island, which is believed to be the birthplace of the sun itself.
Ancient Buddhist monasteries, Shaolin monks and 10 000 steps to heaven.
Machu Picchu in Peru, the ancient city of Incas, one of the world’s seven wonders. What to expect?
5 days and over 90 kilometers. Over a mountain pass and down to the jungle, we followed the famous Salkantay route to the ancient city of the Incas.