Inti Raymi Festival In Cusco Peru
Inti Raymi Festival is the largest festival in Cusco and lasts one full week. The festival takes place during South America’s winter solstice (June 24) and it is in honor of The Sun God which the Inca’s believed to be the most important God of all. To be specific, the Inca’s actually worshiped the sun rays not the sun itself.
Peru Travel – Riding a Mototaxi
Riding a mototaxi has become a famous Peruvian travel tradition. The less than safe looking transportation option can be found throughout the country but is more common in smaller cities and in rural communities. Think of them as a cab – just less safe, slower, and louder. On the plus side, they are great when you need a bit of a breeze on your face in hot, coastal Peruvian towns.
Road Trip: Northern Chile Altiplano
Entering Northern Chile from Peru will most likely lead you to the coastal town of Arica. Check out our article on discovering Arica to find out what adventure lies there, but for this article we are jumping right into Northern Chile’s great Altiplano!
How to Use a Polarizer Filter
I am leery of writing a photography guest post on Two Backpackers, only because their photography is so amazingly good, but when Jason asked me to do a guest post, I was in the midst of posting one of my lucky-good photographs on my blog, so I thought I’d take a few paragraphs to explain how and why this particular shot turned out.