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Altitude sickness

Altitude sickness hit me pretty hard in Peru. I’ve had an upset stomach, with severe cramping, alongside headaches and lightheadedness.

I was the first of 11 to suffer, followed by someone else in our group who got very dizzy and had a big headache. 286 more words


Study Trip Peru (4): CEDNA Project and the most Adorable Restaurant in the World

We all survived the first night at our ‘army barracks’ hostel, where during the night it’s freezing cold. But with a sleeping bag and two extra blankets on the bed, as well as warm and thickly dressed it’s do-able. 1,403 more words


The Ultimate Death Road

As with any unforgettable drunken night,  the next morning didn’t start off too well. Hungover and sleep deprived, we somehow forced ourselves on to a bus at 8am. 460 more words


Altitude or Elevation?

Most people use the two words interchangeably, but they’re not really the same. If you find yourself aloft, in a jet plane leaving the US for a South American adventure you are at altitude, a certain distance above mean sea level. 355 more words



(SEE PART 5 HERE http://adamhalevi777.com/2015/01/26/chile-our-real-cartoon-adventure-part-5-of-11/


No stay in Chile’s northernmost city of Arica is complete without an excursion to the Lauca National Park – with its fabled lakes and volcanoes. 1,148 more words


On Location DIY Hardcore No Frills Shitty Tablet With No Real Microphone Episode

Hello friends and friendettes, hola y que pasa, this is my new short but too-cool-for-school podcast on location from the front yard of my in-law’s home in Fusagasuga, Colombia. 35 more words


Did I tell you yet that condors are the new pink? Well, they are! So you should probably book a tour to the Canon del colca when you get into Peru. 485 more words

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