Peru, 2013

Our Peruvian adventure started with some relaxing days at the beach in laid-back surfer-town Máncora, after that a short stopover in Lima before sandboarding and wine-tasting around in Ica and Huacachina, next was the Inka town of Cusco and Machu Picchu, the beautiful white town of Arequipa and nearby Colca canyon, before finishing off in Puno at Lake Titicaca.

Chasing shadows Ceviche Sandboarder Machu Picchu west side terraces Plaza de Armas Male condor up close Lots of straws

Ecuador, 2013

Our travels in Ecuador (after Galapagos) started in Quito with purple ghosts and Easter parades, the Otavalo market, awesomeness around Quilotoa, extreme-sports in Baños and the beautiful town of Cuenca.

Basilica del Voto Nacional Purple ghosts Alpaca blankets Mandatory cheesy photo Masters of the waterfall Spears of the new cathedral

Galapagos, 2013

We did a 5-day cruise in the Galapagos during Easter 2013 with G Adventures and had some of the most amazing wildlife experiences of our life, swimming with sea lions, penguins, turtles and iguanas, and studying up close various birds and land animals.

Look, sea lions! Male frigate bird 1 Another red footed boobie in tree Masked boobie level 5 (final) A tiny sea turtle

Colombia, 2013

These are some photos from our 3 week adventure in Colombia, starting with the Caribbean cost at Taganga, getting soaking wet in Tayrona National Park, walking the streets of the walled city in Cartagena, off the beaten track in Mompox, surviving Medellin, hiking El Peñol in Guatapé, enjoying thermal pools and the beautiful nature in the Coffee Region, and finishing up with 48 hours in Bogota.

El Cabo beach 1 At  Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas Donkey Medellin Cappuccino Botero Museum

Panama, 2013

Photos from our 6 day stop in Panama, checking out the Panama Canal and beautiful architecture in Panama City, and chilling on desert caribbean islands in San Blas
Clean lines The Panama Canal Relaxing-Tuva Canoe Freediver

Nicaragua, 2013

This is a set of photos from our travels in Nicaragua January – February 2013, starting with beach paradise and diving on Little Corn Island, walking the colorful streets of Granada, chillaxing in the pristine surroundings of Isla de Ometepe, and trying out surfing in the little beach-town of San Juan del Sur
Paradise Colors of Granada Concepcion Local bus Surfer students

Belize, 2013

Some days in Caye Caulker, where I did a dive in the crystal clear Caribbean waters and we sailed for three days to Placencia in the south, stopping to snorkel and eat lobster on deserted islands.

Caribbean sunset Into the blue Sailing Sting Ray Clear waters

Guatemala, 2012-2013 

We traveled in Guatemala for the last week of 2012 and the first weeks of 2013, starting with the amazing Maya ruins of Tikal, language classes in Antigua, chilling at Lago Atitlan, mounting a volcano and freezing our asses off in Xela, and a jungle adventure in Semuc Champey.

Tuva the explorer Little secrets Lico Rooftops and volcanoes On the edge Smile

Cuba, 2012 

We traveled in Cuba for 19 days December 2012, going from Havana, to Viñales, Cienfuegos, Trinidad and back to Havana for christmas. We stayed in various casa particulares and got to know the Cubans as a warm, happy and friendly people.

Che Bunker man Trinidad beach sessions 2.10 Mellow yellow Old glory Turquoise

Tulum, Mexico, 2012 

9 days in Tulum, Mexico, spent chilling at the playa, snorkling in the cenotes and with turtles, eating muchos tacos, and checking out the sweet Maya ruins.

IMG_0472 IMG_0480 IMG_0451 Tulum ruins in sunset 3 IMG_0482

South East Asia 2011

3 weeks from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Bangkok, Thailand, with everything from rainy trekking in Cameron Highlands to powertaning at the beautiful beaches of Koh Lipe.
Forbidden cookie Waking up to paradise Say cheese Sunrise on Sunrise Beach Shot no. 57

Riga 2010

A long-weekend in the capital of Latvia, walking the streets and later pampering ourselves at the spas in Jurmala.
Statue of Liberty Above Riga skyline Old Riga - fairytale land Hotel Jurmala Spa

Auckland 2009

Just a couple of days stopover in the capitol of New Zealand.
Sky Tower in Auckland The pose of the year Sky Tower in Auckland 2 Tuva is stealing my style Last night in Auckland 1

Fiji 2009

A week-long island hopping trip in the Yasawas, Fiji. Closest thing to paradise for poor, newly graduated students.
Tale and Tuva posing 1 Stargazing Tuva doing some ballet dancing at the beach High speed water play 5


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