February, 2014

  • 14 February

    The Ultimate Backpacker Visa Guide to South America

    Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, Peru. Dancing the tango in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Soaking up the sunshine on a beach in Brazil. Taking a slow boat down the Amazon river. Watching the sunrise mirrored on the surreal salt flats of Bolivia. Marvelling at Angel Falls, Venezuela, the tallest waterfall in the world. Checking out the hip cafes, cars, …

  • 10 February

    Promiscuous Llamas and Drunken Irishmen – Our Trip to Machu Picchu, Peru

    Visiting a famous travel destination like Machu Picchu, one that you have heard about in blogs, books and stories, is a little like meeting a celebrity in real life. You’ve seen so many pictures and films and you’ve perhaps imagined the meeting in your head – but when you finally come face to face you are still knocked speechless. That’s …

January, 2014

  • 10 January

    Travel Photo – Peruvian Beauty

    As I was editing my photos from Colca Canyon this one really stood out. The ladies were selling fabrics and scarves at the top of the lookout where people come to see the condors. The colourful traditional dresses and stunning mountains really struck me, if nothing else this was really good practice for Machu Picchu .

  • 3 January

    Down Into Colca Canyon – Our Long Descent From Desert to Oasis

    My calf muscles have ached for three days and walking down stairs is so slow and painful it’s almost comical. Why? Because a few days ago we decided to hike down the steep slope into Colca Canyon here in Peru, a natural wonder more than twice as deep as the Grand Canyon in the USA. The descent caused me to …

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