After staying in Agua Calientes the night before, we wake up early to catch a bus to Machu Picchu. The ticket booth is very close to our hostel, we are excited about that. The short bus ride up is exciting. We didn’t hike the Inka Trail, so we have a leisurely version of seeing the … More Machu Picchu is as Beautiful as You’d Think
If you are going to go to Machu Picchu on your trip to Peru, you are definitely going to pass through Agua Calientes. A small town in the Peruvian mountains, it only exists as the gateway to the most famous Inkan ruins. It’s name comes from the hot springs situated just outside the town, but … More Why You Should Skip the Hot Springs in Agua Calientes, Peru
When I found out Anthony Bourdain hung himself in a hotel room near Strasbourg, a border town between France and Germany I’ve been though, I started drinking at noon. Two slices of pizza but three beers, I watched the planes take off from the nearby airport and thought about how he would never go anywhere … More When the Travels End in Death
If you are in Peru, the likelihood that you are going to Machu Picchu is pretty much guaranteed. It is truly is a Wonder of the World. But depending on how you are getting there, you may or may not be spending much time in the Sacred Valley. You can hike the Inca Trail, a … More Making a Day Count in the Sacred Valley of the Incas
We’re in Cuzco and we sleep in before walking to a coffee shop that serves only Peruvian-grown beans. D’Wasi brews their coffee in every method. They have a chemex, an aeropress, a french press, an espresso machine, among other things. I choose the D’Wasi tradicional, the shops preferred method of brewing coffee. Much like a … More Tricked into a Great Experience in Cuzco
Hey everybody! Just got back from my trip to South America and will be posting about that soon. As you probably know, I hit up coffee shops all around the world and some are certainly better than others. Often, something is lacking or incorrect. I was just remarking about how the coffee could be better … More Brew Better Coffee!
“Hi everyone! The travel company TripHobo has been kind to provide Our Little Blue Rock their top destinations in Europe for 2018. Hope this piece of recommendations help you finalize your travel destination this year. I have already covered some of them and planning to cover the rest soon. 5 Places to travel to Europe in 2018 … More TRIPHOBO Guest Blog: 5 Places to travel to Europe in 2018