Death Road in La Paz Bolivia

Death Road in La Paz Bolivia

Since we started our South American adventure, I’ve been trying to challenge myself to do things that scare me as much as possible. From paragliding in Colombia, to white water rafting and sandboarding in Peru, to jumping out a 17th floor window dressed as Batman with Urban Rush in Bolivia,…

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Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu

For more info on what the Inca Jungle Trek actually is, this post on Backpack South America for: What to Expect from the Inca Jungle Trek. There’s also a very handy packing list. After three days of biking, rafting, trekking, zip lining and generally challenging myself at every corner, the day…

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Inca Jungle Trek Peru

Inca Jungle Trek Peru

This post is all about my Inca Jungle Trek to Machu Picchu. This is the easier route when compared with the better known Inca Trail, and it involves a lot more stopovers and fun activities. Essentially it’s the fun version of the Inca Trail! You can find out more in…

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Adrenaline Overload in Huacachina

Adrenaline Overload in Huacachina

Huacachina, the second stop on the journey from Lima to Cusco with Peru Hop (don’t miss my review), turned out to be such a cool town that we decided to stay for four days – and would have stayed longer if we hadn’t had to reach Cusco in time for our…

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Paragliding in Bucaramanga

Paragliding in Bucaramanga

On Tuesday last week, Sam and I woke up in Bucaramanga – having randomly decided to stop there on the way to Santa Marta purely to break the journey up. We had no idea what Bucaramanga was or what it had to offer us, but after looking around our hostel…

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