Author: BryanSpero

Peru, Travel

What Makes Peru A Paradise For Outdoor Adventures?


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Would you like some outdoor adventures in South America? Peru would be a good choice! Peru is not just about Machu Pichu. Read about my thoughts of traveling in Peru.

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Kayaking at Lake Titikaka

Have you try sea kayaking at high altitude? Check out Lake Titikaka in Peru! The nearest accessible city will be Puno, people usually travel there to access the lake. Situated at the border of Bolivia and Peru, it is a lake divided between these two countries. It is the world highest navigable lake at 3800 meters above sea level. Yes, that means you got less oxygen to work with and need more time to acclimatize to the high altitude. I spent two days exploring the Peruvian side of Lake Titikaka on my kayak. The Uros islands have some pretty lovely history and are part of the major tourist attractions in Peru. Home stay at Armantani Island was enriching. It was a good place to rest from hours of kayaking in the day and the ideal place to explore some local culture. Staying with the locals was the perfect time to practice my Spanish. Try playing soccer on this island with other travelers and locals, you will feel the effect of high altitude in your performance. I felt like a blown tire lying by the side of the freeway after ten minutes, totally exhausted from the game. Kayaking at such altitude is not an easy feat but it is a good workout for sure. Most tour companies offer one-man and two-man kayak, so pick your choice. You wouldn’t want to miss out such a cultural and adventurous opportunity in Puno area.

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Travel, USA

Why Should You Do A Road Trip In USA?


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Growing up in the city and not having the opportunity to experience the great outdoors, I became a fan of my own adventures. I miss USA. I was contented. I was carefree. I was myself. And more specifically , I miss the road trips taken there.

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Badlands National Park, South Dakota

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I did a major coast to coast round trip in USA with three good friends two summers ago. We started off in Santa Cruz, California. Then went via north (Montana) to New York City and came back via the South (Texas). It took us a month. I wished it was longer but nevertheless it was perfect. The highlights from the adventure aren’t just the beautiful national parks we slept at, neither the famous cities that we had seen on social media. One of the things I like most is the pleasure of driving on the roads in USA.

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Travel, USA

This Is Why I Love The Pacific Coast Highway In California


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067Capitola Beach, California

The Pacific Coast Highway is also known as Highway 1. It runs along the pacific coast of California. You can start up north in San Francisco and drive down to Los Angeles. There are faster alternatives like the Interstate 5 and Highway 101 which runs further inland. I have done the pacific coast highway four times in a year and I still want to do it again. You need to add this scenic drive to your to-do road trip list and I mean it. Flipping through any travel guide books or Google searches will reveal that it is often mentioned in them. It is usually in the top ten road trips in the world and it really does live it up.

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