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Peru's Mountainous Middle

Following on from my tour of Peru’s historically-fascinating and architecturally-interesting (but not-very-tropical) coast, it’s back into the mountains.  And not just any old mountains either, but the highest peaks in the country, the highest mountain range in the tropics, and some of the highest in the entire Andes. 1,477 more words


If no call I'll go to Argentina

Day 15 – Asuncion

August 30th 2014


I had once spent the night on a bench in the low-budget terminal of the Kuala Lumpur airport and I can tell you, that is not a Shangri-La or Four Seasons experience, but this one was one notch up from that. 1,181 more words


Santiago Surrounds | Snow + wine

Part of the motivation for our South America holiday was to celebrate our birthday in a new and exotic location. No, that’s not a typo, and yes, we share a birthday in addition to an apartment, a car and a life. 959 more words


The Jungle Trek

Still Aisling, still writing from Cusco, but we’ve just come back from a three-day adventure through the jungles of Peru ending at Machu Picchu. Mind = blown. 1,050 more words


Ruta 36

Day 11 – La Paz

August 26th, 2014

What I had been reading about “Ruta 36”:

And also The Guardian has an article on it: … 1,584 more words