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Photo Essay: A Journey Across South America

Through stunning imagery, Anna Borisenko takes us on a journey through South America -  from Colombia in the north to Argentina in the south; from Chile in the west to Brazil in the east. Last...

Bikepacking the Huayhuash Mountains, Peru

Earlier this year, Joey Schusler spent 8 days bike-packing the Huayhuash Mountains in the Peruvian Andes. Accompanied by two of his friends and fellow-adventurers, he hoped they'd be one of only a few groups of...

TBLI Reflection VI: How to Measure a Journey?

I never thought I’d be relieved to see the burro-belly white skies of Lima. After two weeks in the desert I was ready to sooth my salt stained skin. A bout of food poisoning...

TBLI Reflection V: Latin American Horror Stories

The wet-rag relief of Chiclayo disappeared within moments of entering the market. A jigsaw of scaffolding stifled the Southern breeze and knotted fists of herbs choked out the mid-day light. I double wrapped my...

TBLI Reflection IV: Universal Stories

After story-time in Cura Mori, we began the long trip back to Paita. The sun falls fast near the equator and by the time Nicola and I reached our junction, it had been replaced...

TBLI Reflection III: Suspended Disbelief Beneath the Desert Sky

In Northern Peru, dogs can cure asthma. The proper proportions of pollen, aloe, and roasted herbs will cleanse the body of appendicitis, and a tonic made of cactus will show you the heart of...

TBLI Reflection II: Piura, Paita and Yacila

The region of Piura is unique to Peru in that it’s quite isolated; a province lopped off from the rest of the country by hundreds of kilometers of Secha desert. It took two taxis, one...

TBLI Reflection I: Exploring the Peruvian Identity

My first day in Lima, I woke up in a dustbowl. Far from the metropolitan district of Miraflores, Lima’s cultural hub most often seen by tourists, I’d found myself in the residential district of...

Isla Ballestas, Peru: The Poor Man’s Galapagos Islands

Four hours from Lima, Peru and right on the Pacific Ocean is the small town of Paracas. My girlfriend Kate and I had never heard of it before; however, at the recommendation of a...

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