Tag Archives: South America

2015 – The year of travel

I’d be lying if I said 2015 was just another year. I quit my job, sold everything I own, said goodbye to my friends and family and home of three and a half years and took off on an adventure … Continue reading

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Short stopover in Colonia Del Sacramento, Uruguay

By taking an easy ferry from Buenos Aires, you can arrive in an entirely new country merely an hour later. Uruguay. Perfect if you’re the kind who likes to collect passport stamps for not much effort. Even more perfect if like … Continue reading

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Colourful Cusco & the Sacred Valley

Just a few more snaps of our wanderings around the San Blas district in Cusco. It’s slightly uphill and therefore quieter. Deserted streets are quite the novelty in Cusco, which is a tourist mecca. Around one corner was amazing street … Continue reading

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Hiking the Inca Trail: days 1 and 2

Well, we did it! We hiked the 45km from Chillca along the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. You may recall I was pretty anxious ahead of the hike and it turns out my anxiety wasn’t entirely unfounded, it was tough. … Continue reading

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Lima, Peru

Hola! We made it to Lima in the very early hours of Friday morning and after a very long immigration line and a very long taxi ride to our hostel, fell into bed. The next morning we set out to … Continue reading

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