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

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

Acclimatising in Cusco

We traveled to Cusco in style, choosing a cheaper bus company but taking a first class seat in the VIP section. Instead of a two person bus seat we each had a separate arm chair and could extend our chairs almost all the way back. It was probably the best sleep I’ve had on a … More Acclimatising in Cusco