Every Journey Counts Blog - South America

On the Road to Peru

Leisure Advisor Sue Watts embarked upon a ‘Unique Latin America’ journey showcasing the very best of Peru from the vibrant cities of Lima and Cusco, to the cultural treasures of Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu, to the heart of the Peruvian Amazon on a Relais & Chateaux Delfin cruise.  Q:  Lima is a city experiencing… Read more »

The Great Outdoors – Atacama, Chile

Northern Chile, what a totally unexpected start to our Chilean adventure! Atacama, one of the driest deserts in the world, definitely fuelled my insatiable appetite for adventure and the great outdoors. Atacama is a place where you can fully immerse yourself in nature. Cactus Valley, Moon Valley, Mars Valley, geysers, hot springs, salt pans, volcanoes,… Read more »

On the Road to Argentina – Buenos Aires & Iguazu Falls

Edge’s Sue Sallmann visited Argentina’s Iguazu Falls and Buenos Aires to discover the Evita myth remains as strong as ever in Buenos Aires. It’s easy to close your eyes and clearly envision the beautiful Eva Peron delivering inspirational speeches waving from a balcony of the presidential palace in the Plaza de Mayo. And then, of… Read more »

On the Road to Colombia

Senior Corporate Consultant Pina Azzaro just returned from the Republic of Colombia, bordering Venezuela, Ecuador, Brazil and the Caribbean Sea. This once-feared South American country has blossomed into a full-fledged tourist destination as of late. After decades of violence and negative publicity, today Colombia is thriving with thousands of hotel rooms currently under construction. Colombia… Read more »

Trek to Machu Picchu, Peru

Arriving in Cuzco I’m restless. The night before my husband and two teenage boys and I begin our 6 night/7 day trek to Machu Picchu with Mountain Lodges of Peru my mind races…This epic route along an ancient Inca pass is considered an adventure of a lifetime. But will we be able to cope with… Read more »