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Video: Following the Gringo Trail

The "Gringo Trail" refers to the well-trodden backpacker route within South America, named for the many Caucasian (gringo) travelers it attracts.  In 2015, I spent three months on the trail, documenting my travels with...
A hut standing above the water in Iquitos, Peru

Iquitos, Peru: Your Colorful Entry to the Amazon

A traveler to Iquitos, Peru, reflects that Iquitos may the most authentic Amazon city in Peru.
Machu Picchu: Photo by Matthew Barker

Mandor Waterfalls: A Reason to Stay in Peru’s Aguas Calientes

Some travelers overlook Aguas Calientes, but this is why you'll want to visit.
Hiking from Lares to Pataca

Exploring Peru’s Patacancha Valley

Just an hour from Machu Picchu, this untamed valley beckons.

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