Travelblog SA#20: Arequipa & the Colca Canyon – Peru

5th-12th October 2018 Two weeks spent in the desert and now here I was, back in the highlands again. And not only in the highlands but in yet another historic UNESCO city. And of all of them, this was probably the most charming so far. Its central plaza was a large space, filled with colourfulContinue reading “Travelblog SA#20: Arequipa & the Colca Canyon – Peru”

Travelblog SA#5: Galapagos Part 2 (Isabela Island) – Ecuador

20th-22nd June 2018 As we got onto the boat we were handed two things; a life jacket and sickbag. It was an indication of what was to come, for it was a rather rocky journey. The sea was rough and the people at the back of the boat kept getting splashed, but mostly they justContinue reading “Travelblog SA#5: Galapagos Part 2 (Isabela Island) – Ecuador”

Travelblog#41: The Visayas Part 4 (Sibuyan Island & Climbing Mount Guiting-Guiting) – the Philippines

4th-9th February, 2015 Not many people seem to go to Sibuyan. And this came as a great surprise to me because when I first started reading the Lonely Planet guide for the Philippines, all those months ago, it was one of the places which I circled very thickly with a pen as somewhere I justContinue reading “Travelblog#41: The Visayas Part 4 (Sibuyan Island & Climbing Mount Guiting-Guiting) – the Philippines”