Copacabana and Isle del Sol Having roused ourselves from slumber early enough to catch the boats, we set out for the spiritual home of the Incas. Don’t ask me why it is, we never found out, but it was something to do with the sun rising from the lake or island. Sometimes not speaking Spanish … More Bolivia – a sunny island, Death Road, zip lining and monkeys.
Leaving Hauraz we take an overnight bus to Lima. Want to make the most of our one day in lima we opt for a THE MOST EXPENSIVE seats we can get and I have to say it was worth it. Busses in Peru aren’t fantastic, but this was splendid. Fully reclining seats, nice plump bed … More Copacabana via Lima
Hauraz is high in the Andes in the centre or Peru and I convinced Kate to go there to do some mountain trekking. Nothing too hard core, just a few high Altitude (4000m+) non strenuous walks. And I am so glad we did as it was absolutely beautiful. I like hiking. I like it … More Hauraz – Peru
Happy New Year all! I hope you achieve all your goals for this year, and if you haven’t set any, well Instead I hope you have happiness and if I may be so bold, love. If you don’t want either of those feel free to return them unopened 😉 But back to me … More 2014 maiden run – battling the Blurch
10 years ago today my dad passed away. I was abroad at the time much like I am today and much like today, I felt totally helpless for not being there to comfort my mother. Luckily the internet is much more established today than it was back in 2004 so emails, skype calls and … More Missing dad but so thankful