One of the fun parts of travelling is negotiating prices of things. In Bolivia it seems you can haggle on just about anything so the following morning we (Alex, Lottie, Matthias and I) haggled our way onto a cheap bus … Continue reading Livin’ Loco in La Paz
After a lazy start by yours truly, I checked out of the Cozy Hostel and headed into the main square of Puno in search of coffee. I had a few hours to kill before my bus to Copacabana left so … Continue reading At the Copa..Copacabanaaaa!
My month in Cusco came to an end swiftly and before I knew it I was on an overnight bus heading south to Puno. I was sad to leave little Cusco; I was starting to feel like a local there, … Continue reading The Floating Islands of Lake Titicaca
There are many famous sights to see when travelling around Cusco – Machu Picchu, the Inca Trail, the alpacas – but there is one place that hasn’t quite hit the tourist radar yet. And I’m so glad to have experienced … Continue reading Hiking to Rainbow Mountain
Todays the day! The sun is shining , the tank is clean (actually it was pouring rain but I just wanted to use a Finding Nemo reference) and we were going to Machu Picchu! I had barely slept a wink … Continue reading Machu Picchu – Finally!
Before leaving for South America I had heard mixed reviews about whether I should be booking a Machu Picchu trip or not. Some were saying you have to book before you go otherwise you’ll miss out and others were claiming … Continue reading Machu Picchu Jungle Trek – Day 1
My second week in Cusco was an absolute blur. My days were consisting of lesson planning, Spanish lessons and then volunteering for the afternoon. I was leaving the house at 10am and not getting back until 7pm, which made it … Continue reading ATV-ing in Moray & Maras
Every city needs a neighbourhood where the creative folk gather, where opinions are expressed on street walls and the best bars and cafes exist. In Lima, this neighbourhood is called Barranco and it is every bit as bohemian and artsy … Continue reading Barranco in Pictures