• Through the Lens
  • San Pedro prison

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    A prison run by the prisoners? With no guards inside San Pedro prison, justice is determined and dished out by the inmates. Money talks inside the prison and much of the money comes from cocaine (said to be the purest in Bolivia). Want to see inside? Incredibly, black-market tourism operates to allow tourists through the prison. Where: La Paz, […]

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  • A Guide To Buying Tickets To Machu Picchu Online

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    In my previous article ’10 tips you must know before visiting Machu Picchu’ I discussed pre purchasing your entry tickets online. Tickets cannot be purchased up at the ruins and it is essential to buy them in advance if you plan to climb Huayna Picchu to avoid missing out. Unfortunately the official ticketing website http://www.machupicchu.gob.pe/ […]

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  • Through the Lens: 8 Places in China Not to Miss

    Zhangjiajie, National Park, China

      China boasts an impressive selection of tourist attractions; palaces, ancient relics, whimsical villages and intoxicating cities. It’s the natural wonders however, that have drawn me to this fascinating country. Here are 8 places that will do the same for you.   1. Abandoned Fishing Village on Gouqi Island Gouqi is one of a group of 394 islands known as Shengsi Islands. […]