Hiking on Soup

The first day of the Inca Trail, and we were all raring to go, kitted up with bamboo walking sticks, bottles of water, waterproofs and cameras charged and at the ready. We’d also bought the corner shop out of every single Snickers bar it had, and most of the biscuits. Snickers bars are surely bought …

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Darkest Peru

I actually left off, before the last few ‘try and keep the readers happy and disguise the fact that I’ve been utterly useless at keeping the blog up to date’ type posts, at the point where I left Chile for Peru. I decided to book a tour with Tucan to do the Inca Trail to …

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Home

I arrived home yesterday after taking six flights in four days, starting in La Paz. My biological clock still thinks I’m in New York, my brain gave up somewhere around Miami and my guts haven’t got a clue where they are any more so they are protesting loudly. My backpack only just got here today, …

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Salt and dead trains

A quiet moment for me Originally uploaded by Big Trippy Nathan. Aaargh, I still have to update the blog with what happened on the Inca Trail, and also the visit to Salar de Uyuni, which I just got back from. Hopeless I know, but if I wasn’t off having all these experiences I’d only end …

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Christmas appeal

I’m in South America, a long way from family and friends, and not entirely sure what I’ll be doing for Christmas yet. It’s not really important to me – I miss my mates and my family all the time at the moment, Christmas won’t change that. I’m pretty glad to be out of the UK …

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