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Cusco & a smidgen of The Amazon

After the epic trek and some much needed sleep, it was time to head to Cusco and spend a day or 2 there. The main square is stunning and full of colonial architecture. 330 more words


Wellington to Nelson

The 5-hour drive along SH1 from Waikite Valley to Wellington was reasonably uneventful, mostly passing through a series of open plains and dairy farms.

We did manage to find another amazing NZ playground for the kids at Levin, which made a good pit-stop towards the end of the journey when the kids were starting to flag. 1,035 more words


Arequipa and Chivay

After a 11 bus ride to Arequipa, it was time to get some laundry done and explore. The main square is pretty with a lovely white cathedral and buildings which were built from volcanic ash. 449 more words


Lima to Nazca

Leaving Lima seems like such a long time ago even though it was only 2 days ago. Exploring the Miraflores district as well as the Domingo Convent were both nice things to end on. 352 more words


Flying Visit to Kuala Lumpur

It didn’t feel quite right to be heading back to the airport after just 36 hours in Dubai, but we’d booked our flight to Kuala Lumpur several months ago, and were keen to get our trip back on track. 713 more words


36 Hours in Dubai

With Lexi’s hand firmly encased in a man-sized bandage, we decided to re-start our round the world trip.

Our plan is to start with six weeks in New Zealand, travelling via Dubai and Kuala Lumpur. 722 more words


Souks, Slippers & Snake Charmers- Wandering around Marrakech.

Arriving Marrakesh airport after an easy 3 hr flight,  I was surprised at how far away from home I felt. Set between the snowy peaks of the Atlas Mountains and the vast red sand of the Sahara desert Marrakesh feels like another world. 594 more words