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South America 2007

The end of the trip

ECUADOR | Monday, 17 Sep 2007 | Views [611]

Well unfortunately there will be no more photos on the blog as my camera was stolen today with all the most recent photos. What can you do eh? Am now in Quito, spending my last few days before I fly home. Spent this morning exploring the Old Town ... Read more >

Tags: Airports

The start of Ecuador

ECUADOR | Saturday, 8 Sep 2007 | Views [704] | Comments [1]

Have just spent 2 very special days at a refuge in Podocarpus national park in the South of Ecuador. Took 4 hrs to walk there from the village of Vilcabamba but was well worth it when I eventually reached a small, basic but very comfy cottage with hammocks ... Read more >

Tags: The Great Outdoors

Salkantay trek and Machu Picchu

PERU | Monday, 3 Sep 2007 | Views [751]

Machu Picchu was recently voted as one of the new 7 wonders of the world, something which I can def confirm- absolutely stunning! I have to admit that I generally haven´t gotten massively excited about Inka ruins but this was something different. The ... Read more >

Tags: Mountains


PERU | Sunday, 2 Sep 2007 | Views [638]

Just over two weeks in Peru now and whilst I have to admit I do miss Bolivia, I am having a fabulous time here, loving being in a new different place. Peru is definitely more catered for tourists but this has made it so much easier to meet people, which ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures

Gallery: Peru- Puno, Cuzco, Salkantay trek and Machu Picchu!

PERU | Sunday, 2 Sep 2007 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Last of Bolivia- Sorata, Copacabana and Isla del Sol

BOLIVIA | Sunday, 2 Sep 2007 | Photo Gallery

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The end of Boliva

BOLIVIA | Thursday, 23 Aug 2007 | Views [681] | Comments [1]

From Santa Cruz and a very long bus journey I popped back into La Paz for the night. Was lovely to see everyone and catch up.   From La Paz I went to Sorata, a small sleepy town in a mountain range north of La Paz. Lots of nice walks, reading and ... Read more >

Tags: Relaxation

Lots of news

BOLIVIA | Thursday, 16 Aug 2007 | Views [1055] | Comments [1]

Lots to fill u all in on, just realised how long it has been since I have written anything on the blog. Just arrived in Santa Cruz (a big city in eastern Bolivia) where I have a few hours before my bus back towards La Paz. Feels like I could be in a ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road

Gallery: Potosi and Sucre

BOLIVIA | Saturday, 11 Aug 2007 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: The last of La Paz

BOLIVIA | Tuesday, 7 Aug 2007 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Worlds most dangerous road

BOLIVIA | Tuesday, 7 Aug 2007 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Last week with the kids

BOLIVIA | Tuesday, 7 Aug 2007 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: The Jungle

BOLIVIA | Tuesday, 7 Aug 2007 | Photo Gallery

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Dangerous cycle rides and more fun with the kids!

BOLIVIA | Thursday, 2 Aug 2007 | Views [650]

The jungle turned out to be a big nightmare! Flights were cancelled because of bad weather so after much arguing with frustrating agencies we ended up spending another weekend in La Paz. Turnmed out to be lots of fun anyway. On saturday there was a big ... Read more >

Tags: Adrenaline

Fun with Kiddies

BOLIVIA | Thursday, 26 Jul 2007 | Views [603]

It had to happen eventually, I dont think my tummy was very happy with trout from the market! Busy week with the kids this week but it has been really nice having Alex here aswell. There are alot fewer kids than we originally expected there would be.... Read more >

Tags: Work

More La Paz

BOLIVIA | Monday, 23 Jul 2007 | Views [607]

Two other girls (Alex and Alexa) arrived last week and it has been lovely to have them here. Lots of fun nights out in La Paz and also really good to have someone else to work at the centre with. Alexa is here for 6 months on placement, mostly working ... Read more >

Tags: People

Gallery: Baptism, nights out and general La Paz

BOLIVIA | Monday, 23 Jul 2007 | Photo Gallery

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Life in La Paz!

BOLIVIA | Thursday, 19 Jul 2007 | Views [847]

Have now been in La Paz for 2 weeks! cannot believe how quickly it has gone! Thought it was about time to let u all know what I have been getting up to. Spent last weekend at the Salar de Uyuni doing a 3 day tour with 2 other volunteers I have been ... Read more >

Tags: Work

Gallery: Kiddies!

BOLIVIA | Wednesday, 18 Jul 2007 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Salar de Uyuni

BOLIVIA | Wednesday, 18 Jul 2007 | Photo Gallery

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