Lima, the End of My Solo Adventure… for Six Weeks

Lima felt western to me. Staying nearby a fancy shopping centre complete with well known brands and restaurants, overlooking the Pacific Ocean had me feeling like I was anywhere but Peru. An unfortunate layer of cloud hung over the city the entire few days I was there, and apparently lingers from May to December. Combined … More Lima, the End of My Solo Adventure… for Six Weeks

Hiking in the Andes, Some of the Most Beautiful Views I’ve Encountered

After an interrupted sleep in Quito straight from the Amazon, my alarm went off at 6 to get ready for my day trip to Cotopaxi. Breakfast was provided at a hotel on the way so we were fuelled up and ready to go, but in classic South America fashion our tour bus never actually arrived … More Hiking in the Andes, Some of the Most Beautiful Views I’ve Encountered

The Amazon, Throwing Myself Out of My Already Expanded Comfort Zone

With a 12 hour journey ahead and my first night bus experience I wasn’t totally keen for the Amazon. I’m lucky enough to have the ability to sleep anywhere and generally at any time so I still managed a six hour sleep on the seven hour bus drive before we arrived at a random cafe … More The Amazon, Throwing Myself Out of My Already Expanded Comfort Zone