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Veggie Travel Girl - Discovering South America

Discovering South America

Looking back at my time in South America I am coming to the end of the first leg of my trip which was to explore various parts of South America.  I have visited the places listed below (although there are many more adventures to do here). La Paz, Bolivia Rio de Janario, Brazil Santiago, Chile…

Veggie Travel Girl - Cusco

Planning your trip to Cusco

After spending such a long time in La Paz we underestimated how much of a tourist place Cusco is.  The streets are bustling with backpacks and hiking boots.  You won’t feel out of place.  As soon as you reach the centre you are bombarded with locals touting for your business.  Restaurants, tours and massages (if…

Veggie Travel Girl - Eating Vegan in Cusco

Easy Vegan Eating in Cusco

I cannot stress enough how easy it is to eat vegan in Cusco.  It must be due to the high number of tourists.  There are more vegan restaurants in Cusco than in my home town in the UK!  There are even vegan options in many of the smaller cafes too.  This is also the first…

Veggie Travel Girl - Review of Machu Picchu

Review of Machu Picchu (Peru)

Brief History of Machu Picchu Machu Picchu, meaning ‘Old Mountain’, was discovered July 24th (my birthday) 1911 by explorer Hiram Bingham.   Bingham unknowingly discovered an archaeological wonder.  For years Machu Picchu was believed to be the Lost City of the Inca.  This ‘Lost City’ was supposedly the stage of a years-long battle between the Spanish…

Veggie Travel Girl - Lake Titicaca & Copacabana

How to Travel between La Paz & Cusco

How to Travel between La Paz & Cusco? I was asking myself the same question. Weighing up my choices.  I narrowed it down to Bolivia Hop and Flying and I am surprisingly glad I chose to go with Bolivia Hop.  A positive experience from a 24-hour trip was not what I was expecting. This is…

Veggie Travel Girl - La Paz - Tiawanaku

Life in La Paz (Bolivia)

Life in La Paz When I first told my friends & family that I was going to Bolivia I got a lot of negative or worried feedback.  The main reason I wanted to go to was to see Tiwanaku in La Paz.  Originally, we were only going to stay for a few days.  I’m so…

Veggie Travel Girl - Campsite Essentials

Campsite Essentials – Easter Island

We recently spent 10 nights at a campsite on Easter Island and I wasn’t really too sure what to expect.  I have always liked camping but 10 nights seemed like rather a long time. “May your feet be dirty, your hair messy and your eyes sparkling” Campsite Grounds We stayed at Camping y Hostal Tipanie…

Veggie Travel Girl - Exploring Easter Island

Exploring Easter Island

Easter Island has stolen my heart.  It is paradise, history, beauty & calmness all rolled into one. “Blessed are the curious for they shall have Adventures” We visited in April and it was beautiful sunshine (with the odd few showers), peaceful & quiet.  The sights have quite literally been breath-taking and there have hardly been…

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