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CHASING LIFE'S ADVENTURE

One perfect day

It’s funny how a day can start like any other: cold shower, soggy sandwich and a ferry to some distant island named after the sun. Hmmm…okay, so it didn’t start like most days, but it certainly didn’t have ‘watch out … Continue reading

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Tits and cars

There, that got you didn’t it! Okay, while I can’t promise anything, I can say that Lake Titicaca offers ample opportunities to have fun. Nestled in the cleavage of the surrounding rolling hills, Copacabana is a quaint little lake side town offering not much … Continue reading

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Ausangate Circuit: high altitude adventure

It’s difficult to describe the Ausangate region without getting short of breath. In fact, with most of the trek above 4,600m (the highest pass being 5,200m), talking about anything is a difficult task. However, once you’ve acclimatized to the high … Continue reading

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R.I.P.

May my first pet Toffee, a three-legged guinea pig (who ran away no less), not hold this meal against me. With memories still raw after all these years, it took me a while to gather the courage to try this … Continue reading

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A view with a difference

This is the view from our room. Lovely, isn’t it. I’ve fallen in love with Hotel Ninos, a gorgeous oasis of peace and tranquility in Cuzco’s busy city centre. Full of art, music and delicious home made food, I could … Continue reading

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Journey to the lost city

On the morning we were to visit Machu Picchu, Tim and I had our first street food experience in Peru. It was 8am and we’d had just arrived in the sleepy village of Ollantaytambo when we spotted a little stand … Continue reading

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Hola Peru!

  Yes, that’s right. After countless airport stopovers and marginal inflight meals, my GLG (German Love God) Tim and I finally touched down in Peru late last Saturday night. We were keen to high tail it to Cuzco as soon … Continue reading

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Save the best till last

 Why is it that we always seem to leave packing for a trip to the very last possible millisecond? More often than not, your cab driver has arrived and has set up camp out on the street (meter ticking) while … Continue reading

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