Category Archives: Peru

Amazon tales and Things that Bite

I wrote this little poem about a trip to the Amazon Rainforest following my Inca Trail trek in 2012. The pictures are better than the poetry, which I wrote in the airport in half an hour. Off to the jungle … Continue reading

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Dead Womans Pass – dealing with altitude

The story of my trip to Peru and the Inca Trail would not be complete without mentioning the day of Dead Woman’s Pass. Apart from the first couple of days when I had a splitting headache (and I’m still not … Continue reading

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March of the Chinchillas – on the Inca Trail

One of the things I love to do most of all is travel. I love the thrill of going somewhere I’ve never been before, especially a new country or, better still, a new continent (though I’m fast running out of … Continue reading

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