Three Months in South America Wrapped Up in San Pedro de Atacama

My tour of Salar de Uyuni finished up in San Pedro de Atacama, a small desert town in the north of Chile. With the altitude of the salt flats having an adverse effect on my cold I opted to find another doctor and was able to receive more medication which would hopefully help me recover. … More Three Months in South America Wrapped Up in San Pedro de Atacama

Crossing Into Bolivia

After what was probably the quickest and easiest border crossing I’ve done on this trip we arrived in Copacabana, a town similar to Puno only far more touristy and therefore benefiting from the money that brings in. With beautiful blue sky the town looked even more spectacular, with colourful buildings and houses adding an element … More Crossing Into Bolivia

The Salkantay Trek, the Hardest Physical Challenge I’ve Ever Completed

The Salkantay 4-day trek had been booked since July and I’d been dreading its arrival. I went through phases of trying to get fit, struggling to find both time and space to squeeze in some proper exercise. But the day had arrived and I couldn’t escape it, attempting an early night to prepare for the … More The Salkantay Trek, the Hardest Physical Challenge I’ve Ever Completed