We never even met Roy, the namesake of Posada de Roy, but we did meet his delightful wife, Domitila. At least, I think that’s how it’s spelled.

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Arequipa & Puno

We divided up our journey to Arequipa with a stop in Nazca to visit the Lîneas de Nazca. These mysterious geoglyphs were on both our bucket lists for South America so we were excited about the scenic flight we’d booked that glides you over the desert for panoramic views.

Remember when I mentioned that it’s not always good to set the expectations too high?

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Lima & Paracas

With our three months in Ecuador drawing to a close, we decided to soak up a little more of its culture before we headed to Peru, and ordered a traditional Ecuadorean meal at the airport. We haven’t written much about the food in South America because let’s be honest, it’s not that exciting to read (kind of like those insta-foodie accounts) but it’s actually one of the things we will miss the most when we leave here. So what the heck, here are some of our food highlights so far:

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