Rainbow Mountain, Peru

One of the most magnificent geologic features in the world is the Ausangate Mountain of the Peruvian Andes. The mountain is striped with colors ranging from turquoise to lavender to maroon and gold. However, this “painted mountain” is notoriously difficult to find and get to, requiring several days of hiking to reach its peak deep within the Andes by way of Cusco.  Read more

Machu Picchu – The Lost City of the Incas

Machu Picchu is a magical destination. Very few places in the world combine so superbly the work of man and the dramatic beauty of nature. Those sites which have achieved this synthesis are acknowledged as places of global pilgrimage. Every year people from all parts of the modern world flock to such heritage sites. They are all drawn to travel vast distances by the air of scenic grandeur and cultural wealth that surrounds these locations.  Read more