Death Road

Death Road

4th May 2014 – More photos in this follow-up post.  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…

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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 Day Three

Inca Jungle Trek Day Three

15th April 2014 For more info on what the Inca Jungle Trek actually is, this post on Backpack South America: What to Expect from the Inca Jungle Trek. There’s also a very handy packing list. If the first two days of the Inca Jungle Trek had been an assault on my…

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Inca Jungle Trek Day Two

Inca Jungle Trek Day Two

14th April 2014 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. We woke up on the second day of our Inca Jungle Trek to find ourselves…

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Inca Jungle Trek – Day One

Inca Jungle Trek - Day One

This post is all about the first day of 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! For more…

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Nazca Lines Flight

Nazca Lines Flight

Our third day in the amazing desert town of Huacachina was taken up with an eight hour day trip to Nazca. Although the Huacachina – Arequipa stretch of the Peru Hop bus journey makes a brief stop at the Nazca lines viewing tower, I had my heart set on seeing…

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Adrenaline Overload in Huacachina

Adrenaline Overload in Huacachina

4th – 5th April 2014 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…

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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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