Category: America

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What to buy from The Witches’ Market?

Brooklyn-based adventurer, tour leader, and travel planner, EscapingNY, heads to La Paz, Bolivia. The Witches Market. Common items are herbs, potions, viagra-type products and llama fetuses that people offer to Pachamama (Mother Earth) each summer. Witches can often be identified by the black hats that they wear and they may offer to tell your fortune….

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Where to visit in Cocalmayo, Peru?

Aguas Termales (Hot springs) Cocalmayo de Santa Teresa, Peru! Brooklyn-based adventurer, tour leader, and travel planner, EscapingNY, heads to Peru. This lovely place is beside the Urubamba River, Santa Teresa, Peru Common rest stop along the Salkantay trek and Inca Jungle trek, both going to Machu Picchu. A few kilometers from the town of Santa Teresa, which…

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Where to do sand surfing in Peru?

Brooklyn-based adventurer, tour leader, and travel planner, EscapingNY, heads to Peru. Lake Huacachina, Peru, a few hours south of the capital, Lima, in the state of Ica. One of the only true desert oases in the Americas. This is an oasis town with lush palm trees, flourishing foliage, and a tranquil lagoon which is said to…

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