Monday, December 18, 2017

Boliviana de Aviación: An Aerial Shot of the Great Salt Flats

Initially, I was supposed to spend a few hours in La Paz on my way to Uyuni, home of the world's largest salt flats. Instead of taking the hell bus to Uyuni that takes...

A La Maison La Paz: Nice Hotel, If You Can Find It

Getting There: WikiTravel says it costs 70 boliviano from the airport. I didn't have to negotiate with the taxi to get this rate. With one night in La Paz before the Salt Flats in Uyuni,...

Peruvian Airlines to La Paz: Beware of the Thin Air

I'm pulling out all the stops on this trip by taking airlines that I did not know existed. In order to get from Cusco to La Paz, I booked a ticket for $100 on...

Palacio del Inka: Luxury In The Heart of Cusco

The Luxury Collection continues to impress. This time with my stay at the Palacio del Inka in Cusco. For 5000 points and $75, I was treated to an upscale hotel right in the heart of the city.

The Great Train Adventure to Machu Picchu

After finally getting the tickets sorted, I was ready for the train to and from Machu Picchu. The Train Station  Get there early and order a mocha while waiting for your train and so you can...

Priority Pass Lima, Peru: Perfect Restover

Originally, I was supposed to stay at the Tupac Hostel in Lima because my flight to Cusco was at 6:40AM and I was scheduled to arrive at 11PM. And who wouldn't want to stay at a hostel named after my favorite rapper.

United Business IAH-LIM Flight Review: Delays for Daze

When I flew Emirates Shower Class the first time, I made the mistake of going out in NYC the night before. Though I was comfortable on that flight, I spent most of it trying to recover and not enjoying the on board bar (see Emirates Shower Round 2).

United Club LAX: Not A Cure for the Hangover

A layover in Los Angeles could have turne‎d into a lengthy stopover following a day of drinking in Marina del Rey. Fortunately, the alarm clock at the Aloft LAX went off loudly enough to stir me from my sleep.

Aloft LAX: Be Careful Not to Miss Your Flight

Behold, the City of Angels! Well, you can't behold it too long. Chances are that you are only in town for a few hours if you are staying at the Aloft El Segundo LA Airport.

AC Atocha Madrid: Shower Time

For my second night in Madrid, I stayed at another AC Atocha. This one did not offer a free mini bar, but it was in a more central location. 
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