Steven & Jenny Tales From the Lens

Tales From The Lens is a travel blog by couple Jenny & Steven as they explore, volunteer and embrace their photography passion in different countries and cultures around the world.

9 Reasons You Will Love Huanchaco Beach Tales From the Lens 5d

Huanchaco is a fishing town where to relax, surf and visit archaeological sites. It's an authentic…

Peru #city #nature #photography #watersports

Sandboarding and Buggy Riding in Huacachina Tales From the Lens 19d

With only 24 hours in Huacachina, here is our guide of what to do in the desert oasis including…

Peru #adventure #photography #sports

The Nazca Lines - to Fly or Not to Fly Tales From the Lens 26d

The mysterious Nazca Lines are a must stop in your backpacking tour of Peru. But the question is;…

Peru #adventure #history #temple

What to Do in Cusco After Machu Picchu Tales From the Lens 31d

Cusco, the former capital of the Incan Empire capital is rich in history and has enough monuments…

Peru #city #history #sightseeing #tips

How to Get to Machu Picchu? a Complete Guide Tales From the Lens 38d

Machu Picchu is one of the most visit places on Earth and yet, there are no roads leading to it!…

Peru #history #sightseeing #tips #transport

Photo Gallery: the Lost Inca Citadel, Machu Picchu Tales From the Lens 41d

Machu Picchu is from far one of those must-go-to destinations that make the top of everyone's…

Peru #architecture #history #photography #temple

8 Reasons to Hike the Salkantay Trek Tales From the Lens 45d

The Salkantay trek is considered as an alternative to the "Inca trail" for its lower price and the…

Peru #mountain #nature #roadtrip #sightseeing

Things to Know About the Rainbow Mountain Tales From the Lens 48d

The Rainbow Mountain is made of the sediments which pushed together by the forces of the tectonic…

Peru #mountain #photography #sightseeing #tips

A One-Day Hike to the Rainbow Mountain Tales From the Lens 48d

After a few hikes around the area such as the Sacred Valley and Salkantay, we woke up as early as…

Peru #mountain #nature #sightseeing #view

Why Do You Need Cusco's Boleto Turistico? Tales From the Lens 52d

The Boleto Turistico is an entrance ticket required for the archaeological sites and museums in the…

Peru #mountain #nature #sightseeing #view

Visiting Cusco's Sacred Valley Without a Guide Tales From the Lens 52d

A visit to the Sacred Valley, just outside of Cusco, should be on everyones list when planning a…

Peru #hiking #sightseeing #temple #tips

A Backpackers Guide to Arequipa, Peru Tales From the Lens 58d

Arequipa, Peru’s famous white city, offers weary travellers a mixture of old world architecture,…

Peru #city #history #sightseeing

Hiking the Colca Cayon Without a Guide Tales From the Lens 58d

Colca Canyon is one of the main reasons for visitors to stop in Arequipa, in the south of Peru. Six…

Peru #canyon #sightseeing #tips

Backpacking in Argentina - Budget and Travel Tips Tales From the Lens 69d

Backpacking in Argentina can be intimidating when prior to travelling you read about the inflation…

Argentina #accommodation #economics #roadtrip #sightseeing

24 Hours in Puno & the Uros Floating Islands Tales From the Lens 76d

After 3 months in Bolivia, Puno was our first stop after crossing the border into Peru. We were…

Peru #cruise #rivers & lakes #sightseeing

Surviving Bolivia's Death Road Tales From the Lens 80d

One to tick of the bucket list. The cycle down the worlds most dangerous road is an exhilarating…

Bolivia #adventure #cycling #mountain #nature

Isla Del Sol, a Day Walking the Southern Side Tales From the Lens 83d

For the past year, the tourism has dropped on Isla del Sol, due to the blockade of the northern…

Bolivia #hiking #island #photography #sightseeing

A Guide to Copacabana, Bolivia Tales From the Lens 86d

Copacabana is mainly known as a hub to visit the famous Isla del Sol. During your visit to not miss…

Bolivia #city #nature #photography #sightseeing

Tiwanaku, the Disappeared Civilisation of Bolivia Tales From the Lens 89d

Have you ever heard of the "Tiwanaku", an ancient civilisation which has disappeared long before…

Bolivia #history #national park #temple

Samaipata - Bolivia's Most Laid Back Town Tales From the Lens 94d

Samaipata has significantly grown to attract backpackers in search of a chilled and tropical…

Bolivia #mountain #national park #sightseeing #tips