Out On The Highest Lake In The World: Lake Titicaca

I found myself spending the night in a private room, on the top floor of a lakefront hotel, overlooking the highest lake in the world. All for $6 a night. I had heard that Copacabana on the Bolivian side of Lake Titicaca is much nicer than Puno on the Peruvian side, so that’s where I […]

The Land Of Ice And Snow: Antarctica (Part I)

“Antarctica is the worst way to have the best time of your life,” is how Shane, our expedition leader, prepared us for our upcoming Antarctic adventure. The next 11 days would be filled with early mornings, busy days, extreme weather, massive waves, sea sickness and getting covered in penguin guano (penguin droppings) on a daily […]