Travelblog SA#26: Lake Titicaca Part 2 (Puno Festival) – Peru

3rd-5th November 2018 I arrived in Puno at a great time of the year. They were in the midst of a festival known as ‘la Fiesta Jubilar de Puno’ which commemorates the town’s inception 340 years ago. Parades, concerts, markets, and all other such affairs were taking place, but the main event wasn’t until onContinue reading “Travelblog SA#26: Lake Titicaca Part 2 (Puno Festival) – Peru”

Travelblog#29: Lake Toba – Sumatra, Indonesia

3rd-7th December, 2014 Danau Toba is the largest lake in Southeast Asia. What makes this fact even more impressive is that it is actually a crater for a gargantuan volcano. Thought to have caused a period of ice-age when it erupted 70,000 years ago – the time when geneticists believe the population of the humanContinue reading “Travelblog#29: Lake Toba – Sumatra, Indonesia”

Travelblog #15: Ubud – Bali, Indonesia

28th-30th September, 2014 We arrived at Bali airport quite late at night and, as predicted, were caught within a swarm of Australian surfers on their way to the beach. It took Roy a while to explain to the taxi drivers that we had no wish to pay for our fare in Australian dollars… We wentContinue reading “Travelblog #15: Ubud – Bali, Indonesia”