Apartamento Vista al Mar
Hotel del Sur
Barrio Inka BnB
Have a purpose
After starting my career as a photographer in the world of sport, I turned towards travel in 1992.
Peru's muddy and chaotic version of Venice
“This is the real Iquitos,” Marcel shouts back to me above the roar of the motor as our boat beats against the current, navigating through an obstacle course of stilted houses and ramshackle vessels at an alarming speed.
That time Werner Herzog made a film in Iquitos
If the three rivers around Iquitos – the largest city of the Peruvian Amazon – do dictate life here, then never did they do so more infamously than in German director Werner Herzog’s film Fitzcarraldo.
The incredible dancing stones of Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu is a World Wonder, whose stone walls impress every visitor. But its biggest wonders are hidden from view, deep in the mountain on which it stands.
"The jungle is about getting laid"
“If you thought the jungle was all about natural remedies, you’re wrong,” my friend Marcel says. “The jungle is about getting laid. And I guess about the fear that you won’t be able to.”
Monkey brains, love potions and much more
With Marcel, a local who is taking me around the Peruvian river town of Iquitos, I am headed to Belén, one of Peru’s biggest and most bizarre markets.
Into the heart of Peru’s Sacred Valley
The beautiful valley of the Urubamba River – popularly known as the Sacred Valley – is just 30 kilometers out of Cusco. This Inca heartland holds the citadels of Pisac and Ollantaytambo.
On the road to Machu Picchu
Hello Peru, where the spectacular ruins of Machu Picchu have been declared one of the world's Seven Wonders and become the country’s most popular sight, welcoming more than a million visitors every year. But this “Lost City” is only one of the many wonders of the Inca Empire that still remain to be discovered by travelers.
Battling with the Amazon in deepest Peru
Hello Peru, where the Amazon River has brought a colorful cast of characters to the town of Iquitos, the world's largest city not connected by road to the outside. Here, market traders, rubber barons and movie directors have long battled with the waters of this mighty river – and found their lives profoundly changed as a result.