Travelblog SA#35: Torres Del Paine – Chile

24th December 2018 – 3rd January 2019 I spent Christmas in Puerto Natales, a little town by the banks of Señoret Channel where the Magellan Strait begins to ford. After months of staying in dormitories (and on occasion, my tent) I treated myself to my own a room and spent a few days drinking wine,Continue reading “Travelblog SA#35: Torres Del Paine – Chile”

Travelblog SA#22: Salkantay Trek – Peru

19th-22nd October 2018 The Salkantay Trek is an alternative to the – now, not only very busy but exclusively expensive – Inca Trail. You do not pass by as many ruins along this road but you do get to traverse a wonderful variety of landscapes, including glacial mountains, lakes, cloud forests and even jungles, whilstContinue reading “Travelblog SA#22: Salkantay Trek – Peru”

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”