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Photo essays from around the world travel experiences by the 2 Backpackers travel community.

Plaza de Armas Cusco Peru

Cusco Beyond Machu Picchu

We initially visited Cuzco with one goal in mind, to trek to Machu Picchu.  However, two days before we were scheduled to begin our 5 day journey via the Salkantay trek, they closed one of the most visited archeological sites in the world.  Heavy rains caused severe flooding and entire villages were washed away while […]

Dinosaur Footprints

Hiking With Condortrekkers In Sucre Bolivia

We joined a 3-day trek with Condortrekkers, a non-profit tour company based out of Sucre, Bolivia.  Our tour included walking on an Inca Trail, visiting the crater town of Maragua and seeing ancient fossilized dinosaur footprints. On day one we took a microbus from Sucre to a nearby small town where our group of 7 […]

Yampara Traditional Clothing

Sunday In The Tarabuco Market, Bolivia

How to spend your Sunday morning while visiting Sucre, Bolivia. In Tarabuco, Bolivia, Sunday begins bright and early, 4am early for the Yampara people who walk 4 to 6 hours up and over mountain ranges into town to participate in the weekly market.

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