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Ahuashiyacu: a waterfall and a legend

May 9th, 2017|3 Comments

After a month in the Amazonian city of Tarapoto, I got to the Ahuashiyacu waterfall, a place I have heard a lot of since the first time I got here. It is in fact, one of the most visited attractions in the region. Not only the 15 meters fall of water took my breath away, but the big blue butterflies that were playing around the water, and the different bird spices hanging out at the lush trees and bushes. Wherever I turned my eyes to look, I found beauty.   [...]

2014-09-29-15-41-16Hi! ¡Hola! Hei!

I’m Sara, an international lady with a passion for art and travel. 

After many years of living in Norway, I have taken a year off to go back to Peru, the country where I grew up, to paint, play music and discover amazing people and places. Let me share my adventures and useful travel tips with you. 

Peace,

Sara 

Three days in Huaraz: Carnival, a Yunza-party and a lake

March 7th, 2017|0 Comments

So here I was after an 8+ hour night bus ride from Trujillo, ready to have a not-so-usual weekend in Huaraz. To be honest, I [...]

10 m high waves and the best surfing spots in Peru

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Do you have a passion for surf? Let me tell you that the Peruvian coastline is one of the best places in the world to [...]

Pacasmayo beach: a secret kept for the few

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I have spent the night in a tent under some palm trees facing the sea. I wake up to the sound of the waves crushing [...]

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November 8th, 2016|0 Comments

Right under the Equatorial line, Mancora is a marine, surf, and ecological paradise. The place to see and be seen in Peru, where foreigners come [...]

  • Ahuashiyacu waterfall in Tarapoto - Peru

Ahuashiyacu: a waterfall and a legend

May 9th, 2017|3 Comments

After a month in the Amazonian city of Tarapoto, I got to the Ahuashiyacu waterfall, a place I have heard a lot of since the [...]

Floods in Peru: traveling in the beginning of a natural disaster

March 28th, 2017|2 Comments

  The day had arrived!  I was waiting so long for this moment. Embarking on a new adventure to one of the most exotic destinations [...]

Save money: How to buy Machu Picchu tickets yourself!

November 11th, 2016|0 Comments

    Machu Picchu is Peru’s top tourist attraction and one of the most visited sites in the world. If you’re planning a trip to [...]

The day my boyfriend left me at the airport and how it changed my life

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I am finally in Russia, after all the hoops I had to jump through to get a visa. The immigration officer seems taken from a [...]

  • Image of Lake 69

Lake 69 or die!

March 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

It was just going to be a weekend break from my routine in Trujillo. However, adventure follows me wherever I go… or is it [...]

Top 6 ways to get to Machu Picchu

November 16th, 2016|1 Comment

You’ve been dreaming about the day in which you will (finally!) get to experience Machu Picchu by yourself and take some really cool pictures in [...]

The ultimate trek adventure: Choquequirao to Machu Picchu

October 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Are you planning to do the Inca Trail to Macchu Pichu? Before you decide yourself, let me tell you, that it is not the only [...]

  • Image of Cuban Artist Edgar Era painting at his workshop in Cienfuegos.

5 Cuban artists you should meet

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I can’t tell how many times I’ve been in Cuba and how many stories I’ve heard of the complexities of this Caribbean country. Hardship [...]

Backpacking in Cuba: Myths and reality

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  Cuba is not like any other country in the world. The many years of communism and its dramatic history have made it quite unique. [...]

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