Laguna Colorada, located in the altiplano of Bolivia, is one of the many amazing stops on a tour of Salar Ayuni (salt flats). The lake, which is home to hundreds of flamingos, is red due to algae and other sediments. About the Photographer Kristin Rohay is an elementary school teacher in Dallas, Texas. When she is not […]

The Andes In Northwestern Argentina

When visiting Salta, a mid-sized city in Northwestern Argentina (population over 500,000), I had my sights set on exploring the mountainous regions south of it. During the 3-day drive, I navigated through dirt roads, mountain passes, and small creeks. The 100-mile stretch between the towns of Cafayate and Cachi was entirely gravel and most challenging […]

Backpacker Stereotypes Part III: The Itinerary Junkie

Backpacker Stereotypes. As transient visitors, and consequently checking in and out of hostels constantly, any backpacker can tell you the chances to observe people are endless. Hostels truly are one of the best environments for people watching, and with a trenchant eye, it makes for an amusing sociology experiment. I have encountered many types of […]