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Dami Sobo Smith: We all know traveling can get super expensive but you can make the most of it by combining a business trip with pleasure. 1,707 more words


Treating Altitude Sickness with Coca Tea in Cuzco, Peru

Andrew and I went to South America last year, and happily, this meant I could visit Machu Picchu!  Which I know I haven’t written about yet.   1,062 more words

South America

Moving on!

It turns out that Lima was just an overnight stopover on the way to Cuzco. All I saw of Lima was the road to and from the airport. 205 more words

The Galapagos & The Andes

Gasping for Air in Cuzco

Cuzco is an equalizer of newcomers. A heavyweight who effortlessly levels all entering her domain. A formidable opponent who is ruthless to those nonchalant about her power. 1,542 more words


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