Ica & Huacachina – dune buggies and sand boarding

I’ve got a confession. I’m not a thrill seeker. I hold the coats at theme parks, I’ll be the ‘official photographer’ for any vaguely adrenaline fulled activity and I almost always do up my seat belt… The thing is, I’ve given this on the edge living a go and it’s almost always turned into a … More Ica & Huacachina – dune buggies and sand boarding

Machu Picchu

The thing about winging it is that we never have an exact plan of where we will be until pretty much the day before, or on some occasions an hour before. This has not been a problem so far but did mean that Machu Picchu could not be booked in advance and for many things … More Machu Picchu

Lake Titicaca – sun worship, dynamite and floating islands

Lake Titicaca is the largest lake in South America and crosses both Bolivia and Peru. It is also still at high altitude at 3,810 meters above sea level. And yes, Jamie did giggle at its name…   It only took 3 hours to reach the lake from La Paz along some mountain roads with beautiful … More Lake Titicaca – sun worship, dynamite and floating islands

Santiago de Chile

We’ve arrived in South America! After a 14 hour flight from Madrid we landed in Santiago. It was pretty amazing flying in over the Andes mountain range although the sudden turbulence on descent did make me think of the film ‘Alive’ and I began to eye up the size of my fellow passengers… just in … More Santiago de Chile