The Guide to Isla del Sol in Lake Titicaca | A Map to Anywhere

The Guide to Isla del Sol in Lake Titicaca

August 06, 2019 5 min read

Here’s what it’s like hiking Isla del Sol in a day! No heat, no electricity and a hailstorm. Welcome to Isla del Sol! Getting In I arrived on the shores of Lake Titicaca after a 3-hour bus ride from La Paz, Bolivia (for updated bus info, 2018, click here). For those of you new the geography…

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Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu | A Map to Anywhere

Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu

May 29, 2016 9 min read

The Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu Although the Inca Trail is the most desired way to get to Machu Picchu, there are a lot of ways to get there. The Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu is a good alternative for those who didn’t book months in advance, want to see the Andes and experience Peru.…

 

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The Unhappy Traveler | A Map to Anywhere

The Unhappy Traveler

May 17, 2016 3 min read

Escape from La Paz I took the 3 hour bus trip to Copacabana first thing in the morning. I was happy to get out of La Paz, Bolivia and excited to be moving closer to Peru. Copacabana is a small city on the banks of Lake Titicaca (stop giggling at the name). My final destination…

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Breakfast with an Emerald Smuggler | A Map to Anywhere

Breakfast with an Emerald Smuggler

May 15, 2016 3 min read

Copacabana Sometimes, when you keep the schedule of a Senior Citizen, you wind up eating breakfast with an emerald smuggler. I’m on the border of Bolivia and Peru. The town is called Copacabana, but no, it’s not to be confused with Copacabana, Brazil. It’s at 6,000 feet of elevation and is rather cold. Copacabana is…

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