A travel photo of Machu Picchu, Peru.
We took our first major trip in 2002 when we spotted in a copy of TNT an advertisement for round the world flights. At £860 the idea of flying to Peru and making our way overland to Argentina, crossing the Pacific Ocean to New Zealand and Australia before exploring Southeast Asia, seemed a bargain too good to miss.
A travel photo of sealions at the Islas Ballestas, Peru.
Why couldn’t those bastard Incas have built at sea level, I thought, as I entered yet another hour of wheezing uphill, bitching about mountains, never ending steps and healthy young Canadians.
A photo of Lima, Peru.
A photo of Lake Titicaca, Bolivia.
Nine years ago today I was snoring face down in my lunch in preparation for boarding the flight home to the UK. After 364 days on the road our trip ended in a drunken slumber outside a Bangkok restaurant.
Ancient or modern, film, books, arts, religious, comedy, beer or music, today is festival day. Somewhere in the world a town or city is celebrating one of the many thousands of events that make up the social fabric of the varied communities that inhabit this planet.
A photo of the Nazca Lines, Peru.
Articles and posts by or about travellers working their way around the world.