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Oriol Muns Pradera travels and adventures

Trek in Sajama – 3 days and 2 nights

With Aline, Sophie and Michelle we decided to go on an excursion to Sajama, a region with volcanoes that borders Chile, about 300 km away from La Paz. Here you can find a map of the route in Sajama and… Continue Reading →

The island São Miguel in Azores

The Azores are a group of 9 islands 1500 km west of Lisbon. This time we will visit São Miguel, an island about 63 km long shaped like a larva and with active volcanic cones. Ponta Delgada We leave Lisbon… Continue Reading →

Gordo and Celia’s Ceviche

On April 23, 2016, we celebrated a different Sant Jordi by tasting Celia and Gordo’s Ceviche! They went shopping with Lara at the Wanchaq market in Cusco to prepare it! Then we went home, where Celia and Gordo cooked. The… Continue Reading →

The city of Arequipa and it´s ashlar stone or “sillar”

The city of Arequipa is known for being surrounded by three imposing active volcanoes, the Misti, the Chachani and the Picchu Picchu, for the “momia Juanita”, found at the top of the Ampato volcano in the 90s and also for… Continue Reading →

Choquequirao, the Machu Picchu sibling city

Choquequirao or “the cradle of gold” are ruins of the city that first belonged to the “Chankas” and then to the incas. Choquequirao is in the middle of nowhere and is considered as a sister city of Machu Picchu. Getting… Continue Reading →

Cartagena de Indias and La Guajira

I arrive in Cartagena and meet my friend Alejo, and we explore the city. It reminds me quite of Cádiz, with its perimeter that overlooks the sea and narrow, squared streets, with squares like La Trinidad, full of life, especially… Continue Reading →

Two days Bike Loop Cusco Ccorca Ccarhuis Occopata

Around Cusco there are plenty of places to explore. We take two days off with Isa and Katja to go south west, to an area called Ccorca in our bike loop. You can watch a video of our advenure here:… Continue Reading →

Isla del Sol in lake Titicaca

“Isla del Sol” is without any doubt one of the most beautiful places I have ever seen. It is located on the Bolivian side of Lake Titicaca, 2 hours by boat from Copacabana and at 3,800 meters of altitude. I… Continue Reading →

The mangroves in Tumbes and the dry forest in Zorritos

Waking up in the hostel Casa Grillo 3 Puntas in Zorritos is the most relaxing. You leave your cabin, you walk for a minute and you can stroll along the beach and contemplate the Pacific before going to breakfast, what more… Continue Reading →

From mate to coca

One of the things that surprised me the most when I arrived in Bariloche, Argentina, was the small pumpkins and thermos that all Argentines carry around. Day and night I saw them sipping a metal cane or “bombilla” with great… Continue Reading →

From Cusco to Pilcopata by mountain bike

Epic adventure to go from Cusco to Pilcopata by mountain bike! One of the fascinating things about Peru is that it has a variety of incredible ecosystems: desert, jungle, mountain, beach, humid forest, dry forest … From March 6 to… Continue Reading →

Paracas, Huacachina and Ayacucho

After the adventures in the Arequipa area, I continue the trip going to Paracas, Huacachina and Ayacucho. Paracas Paracas is a coastal town 3 hours south of Lima and 12 hours north of Arequipa. It is quite touristy, but quiet,… Continue Reading →

From Colca Valley to the Valley of the Volcanoes

Once I have visited the Colca Canyon, I take my backpack to go on an five days epic adventure from Cabanaconde, in the Colca Canyon to Andagua, in the Valley of the Volcanoes! You can see the route followed on… Continue Reading →

The Colca Canyon

Once I have climbed the Misti, I organize myself to go to the Colca Canyon, the second deepest in the world with 4.150 meters, 165 km northwest of Arequipa. Next to the “terminal terrestre” of Arequipa there are some vans… Continue Reading →

Arequipa and the Misti Volcano

Arequipa is a beautiful and elegant city under the imposing presence of the Misti volcano. There are buildings made of “sillar”, a white volcanic stone, which gives it the name of “ciudad blanca” (white city). I walk through the center,… Continue Reading →

Patagonia South to North: from Torres del Paine to Bariloche

Last stage of Yep Yep Yep through Patagonia, going up the “Carretera austral” and visiting glaciers, towns and friends! You can watch the adventure in this video! One of the interesting aspects of travelling through Patagonia is crossing the border… Continue Reading →

Torres del Paine

I leave Punta Arenas by bus to the north and three hours later I arrive at Puerto Natales, a small town by the sea that is the base for trips to Torres del Paine. There I sleep, I organize my… Continue Reading →

Adventure to Cape Froward and the Magellanic Penguins

Once in Punta Arenas, I prepare myself for the next adventure: to reach Cape Froward, the southernmost point of the South American continent. Further south from there everything is islands! I have been told that there is a path that… Continue Reading →

From Ushuaia to Punta Arenas: Straight Borders and the Adventures of Magellan

Ushuaia is a city on the north side of the Beagle Channel. This is where all the cruises that go to or from Antarctica stop, the motorcyclists and cyclists who have made the whole route from the north of Argentina,… Continue Reading →

Patagonic New Year and Adventure to Cerro Castillo

Hello everyone! I hope that you are well! Yep Yep Yep returns to the fray with more stories, this time from Patagonia! After working a little in Bariloche, Argentina, I crossed to the Chilean town of Futaleufú, the first step… Continue Reading →

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