December 30, 2015

Best 7 Travel Experiences of 2015

The year 2015 is almost coming to the end. How did this happen? I didn’t believe it when my grandmother said ‘time goes faster when you get older’, but now I understand what she meant. Time flies. Especially this year […]
November 13, 2015

Sunset at Valle de la Luna, Atacama Desert

If the moon has atmosphere, the sunset would be amazing. You can imagine at Valle de la Luna in Atacama Desert. The name Valle de la Luna tells us a lot about this place. As you can imagine, it was […]
November 9, 2015
Conquering Cerro Toco

Conquering Cerro Toco

What it is like to climb 5,604m volcano in the world’s highest and the driest desert? Gale. Endurance. Triumph. That’s how I would describe the climb to Cerro Toco. It was the hardest hike. It made me shiver, scream, cry, […]
November 3, 2015

One Fine Day in Terevaka, The Highest Peak on Easter Island

Hiking to the highest peak on Easter Island Four hundred thousand years ago there were two volcanic islands. Then, there was an eruption. Terevaka came in between the two peaks, Rano Kau and Poike, and filled the blank. That activity […]
October 30, 2015
Rano Kau Hike, Orongo Village, and The Birdman

Rano Kau Hike, Orongo Village, and The Birdman

“Close your eyes and grab my shoulder.” Said David, our guide. But we’re hiking off-road here. “You’re not going to let me fall, are you? The trail is kind of rocky.” I knew he wouldn’t but it was more for […]
October 27, 2015
Facing the Modern Mystery Rapa Nui Moai

Facing the Modern Mystery: Moai of Rapa Nui (Easter Island)

In the southern coast of the Easter Island. A group of travelers are cheerfully chatting in the van. The van goes around the corner. Two women in front, casually look out the window. WOMEN 1 and 2 (gasp) “Is that…?” […]
October 6, 2015

Rapa Nui Umu

Rapa Nui stole my heart. I always deeply fall in love with the people who identify themselves with their culture, and this was one of those experiences. The people at Explora Rapa Nui demonstrated Rapa Nui umu, a traditional earth […]