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La Cordillera Blanca

Hiking to Laguna 69 in the Cordillera Blanca. Plus a swim in the freezing glacier lake

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El Lago Titicaca

Struggling with altitude sickness and sleeping in a reed hut on the mystical and stunning Lake Titicaca.

Las Cataratas del Iguazú

Iguazú waterfalls. Voted one of the seven wonders of the world and one of the most memorable experiences of my life.

El arte de Buenos Aires

Art in Buenos Aires, and I don’t just mean paintings hung in a gallery, rather ‘art’ in the loose sense; the way Porteños (Buenos Aires residents) express themselves aesthetically – that’s what really enthralled me about the city.

Las pampas de Uruguay

Uruguay. What a surprise! I knew very little about this country, the smallest in South America, and now I’m dying to see more.

Las islas ballestas – wildlife and the desert

This weekend we ventured south with Steven’s friend from work, Abel. It was really great to escape the city, get some fresh air and sun, and see a different part of Peru.

La lengua – learning Spanish

I had the most fantastic experience last night speaking in Spanish, so decided it’s time to write about language and tell you how I’m getting on!

La comida – eating our hearts out

It had to be the food….
A blog about Lima could start nowhere else. And yeah, it’s a long one…

La vida nueva – the start of something new

We’re moving from London to Lima. Some pre-departure thoughts on the big move and starting a blog.