In my head, the audio guide to the Galapagos is David Attenborough. He is responsible for awakening my curiosity for this strange and unique place, inspiring our Galapagos adventure. Each time I saw a new creature, I could hear his slow, deliberate voice providing the commentary. Then I’d snap back to the thick Ecuadorian / […]
The Inca Trail is one of the most popular hiking routes in the world. Not exactly unique or off-the beaten track. What can I write that’s not already been been said by the thousands of travellers that came before me? Though we all take the same path, everyone’s journey and perspective is different, so here […]
As part of our recent four day trip to Chile, we did a day trip to Valparaiso, the beautiful and colourful city by the sea overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
Hiking to Laguna 69 in the Cordillera Blanca. Plus a swim in the freezing glacier lake
Struggling with altitude sickness and sleeping in a reed hut on the mystical and stunning Lake Titicaca.
Iguazú waterfalls. Voted one of the seven wonders of the world and one of the most memorable experiences of my life.
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.
Uruguay. What a surprise! I knew very little about this country, the smallest in South America, and now I’m dying to see more.
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.