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Trip: S&N World Tour

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Galapagos Adventures!

ECUADOR | Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | Views [887] | Comments [5]

If you are a budding photographer, a wildlife enthusiast, a sucker for baby animals, an evolution admirer or just enjoy relaxing on the calm ocean waters in a comfortable boat with a few interesting people and an excellent cook; the Galapagos is the ... Read more >

Tags: adventures


Bolivian - Peru Round up!

BOLIVIA | Monday, 28 Jan 2008 | Views [520]

SO Sorry Guys that we have been useless at keeping you updated over the last few weeks.  We did right the last posting prior to going to the Galapagos but I have only just reallise it did not go live!  We were thinking of you all!  Anyway for now, I ... Read more >

Tags: relaxation


New Faces and New Places

ECUADOR | Saturday, 26 Jan 2008 | Views [402]

Following a couple of days travelling back from Bolivia to Cuzco, our favourite city in Peru, our best laid travellers plans to spend the night at the airport unfortunately went to pot after Nigel luckily realised the airport was such overnight.  So ... Read more >

Tags: on the road


Gallery: Bolivia

BOLIVIA | Friday, 25 Jan 2008 | Photo Gallery


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An Unfortunate Stop Over

PERU | Friday, 18 Jan 2008 | Views [775] | Comments [3]

Yesterday we took a horrible 6 hour bus ride from Cusco to Puno.  Only horrible because the company we booked with shoved us into another bus, unplanned, and had not allocated the seats correctly.  One stand off later between Nigel and a strong Peruvian ... Read more >

Tags: the planning phase


A Spiritual Place

PERU | Thursday, 17 Jan 2008 | Views [626]

Hi all Sorry for not writing any exciting stories in the last couple of days.  We have been having a brilliant and interesting and challenging time!! Tuesday evening we met up with our old guide Miguel, from our Inka trail, for a quick drink we thought ... Read more >

Tags: mountains


Too Much Food!!

PERU | Monday, 14 Jan 2008 | Views [597] | Comments [1]

Finally the altitude got to one of us, if not both.  We spent Saturday afternoon in an Irish pub(!!!!) drinking beer and eating too much food and then later went out to dinner and had even more food.  Oh and at this altitude your body stops digesting ... Read more >

Tags: i should have known better!


Gallery: Peru

PERU | Saturday, 12 Jan 2008 | Photo Gallery

Inca Trail
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Exploring Machu Picchu

PERU | Thursday, 10 Jan 2008 | Views [1020] | Comments [2]

Having slept in a hostel in the town at the base of Machu Picchu, we rose at 05:00 to get up to Machu Picchu to explore before the hordes of tourists descended.  We were very grateful to take to bus back up the hill and were taken around around the site ... Read more >

Tags: sightseeing


Day 3 Hiking - beginning to get past a joke!

PERU | Wednesday, 9 Jan 2008 | Views [617]

Another early start in torrential rain slightly shattered our faith in the mountain Gods.  It was so wet, the tents started leaking and we started to lose amusement with the mountains.  Today was to be the easier day, the relax, post Dead Woman and ... Read more >

Tags: mountains


Hiking day 2 - The 2 Enormous Passes

PERU | Tuesday, 8 Jan 2008 | Views [448]

05:00 breakfast followed by a presentation, to our porters, of a bag of Coco Leaves each (definitely designed to give them a little more energy) set us up for a good morning.  Our guide showed us the profile of the rest of the trek, which to be honest ... Read more >

Tags: mountains


Our first day of Hiking.....

PERU | Monday, 7 Jan 2008 | Views [511]

05:30 start followed by some very plain and boring scrambled eggs made for a rather grumpy Sue.  Never the less we jumped in the mini bus and half an hour later arrived at the check point where you have to produce your passports and get them stamped ... Read more >

Tags: mountains


Discovering the INCA Way - 6th Jan ´08 Take 2

PERU | Sunday, 6 Jan 2008 | Views [1416] | Comments [5]

As described by our amazing guide ´Miguel´, this was a relaxing, acclimatising introduction to the Inca mentality.  Our anniversary was so romantic and spiritual!  The theme was to turn our crazy lives into an existence in the mountains, where you worship ... Read more >

Tags: mountains


Hello From Beautiful Peru

PERU | Sunday, 6 Jan 2008 | Views [579] | Comments [11]

We have just come in from a lovely afternoon/evening in cuzco city.  We can not tell you how nice this place is.  It is so amazingly friendly, unthreatening, clean, somewhat spiritual and lovely.  It is set in the Andean mountains, so it is totally surrounded ... Read more >

Tags: mountains


Transformed travellers!

UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 4 Jan 2008 | Views [492] | Comments [3]

Good Morning It is very early at Heathrow Airport.  The shops are shut, the lights are all out and we are EARLY for check in!!!!!!!!!!! Backpacks weigh 15kg each.  Certainly going to be a little more toned on our return.    Next Stop Madrid and then ... Read more >

Tags: Airports


Just The Start

UNITED KINGDOM | Thursday, 3 Jan 2008 | Views [624]

Hello Everyone This is the beginning of our adventure.  We're just about the leave London and then heard all the way to Berkshire!!!!!!!!   Will keep you posted on our next move............ We hope you all enjoy our journal as it develops and have ... Read more >

Tags: packing & gadgets


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