Travelblog SA#17: Hiking the Cordillera Blanca (Santa Cruz Trek) – Peru

20th-22nd September 2018 I didn’t sleep too well the night before leaving. Partly because I knew I had to get up early, and I think I was also excited and a little nervous too. I have done high-altitude treks before (such as Langtang Valley in Nepal and, more recently, the Quilotoa Loop) but during those,Continue reading “Travelblog SA#17: Hiking the Cordillera Blanca (Santa Cruz Trek) – Peru”

Travelblog SA#16: Lima & Huaraz – Peru

13th-19th September 2018 After my jaunt into the rainforest, I spent a couple of days relaxing in Iquitos before I left the Amazon behind and boarded a plane for Lima. My time in Peru’s capital was enjoyable but ultimately uneventful. I stayed in Miraflores; a modern district with clean streets and international restaurants. It wasContinue reading “Travelblog SA#16: Lima & Huaraz – Peru”

Travelblog SA#10: Cajas National Park – Ecuador

12th-14th August 2018 I am much more kitted out for this trip than my previous ones. I have a tent, camping stove, sleeping bag, and all the other gear needed to go off-grid, but I have hardly used them so far as they are mostly intended for when I reach Patagonia. Until then, there areContinue reading “Travelblog SA#10: Cajas National Park – Ecuador”