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Sunday Photo – Llamas, Machu Picchu

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Machu Picchu, Peru

Wordless Wednesday, Machu Picchu, Peru

Dead Woman's Pass, Inca Trail, Peru

A-Z April Challenge – Inca Trail

Not somebody that you would put in the ‘athletic’ category, the three day hike along the trail at altitude to Machu Picchu was one of the most physically demanding things that I have done. I so nearly didn’t get the opportunity………. It was 2001 and we had embarked on a three week tour of Peru […]

Wordless Wednesday – Machu Picchu

Sunday Photo – 21

Following on from Friday’s photo, one of the beauties of doing the hike to Machu Picchu is that you arrive very early in the morning and have the sacred site pretty much to yourselves before the train arrives and those staying in the hotel nearby venture out after a full English. This photo shows much […]

Friday Photo – 20

In 2001 I did the three day hike to Machu Picchu. This photo is me after the hardest part of the walk, the ascent to what is known as Dead Woman’s Pass. This is the highest point of the trek at 4,215 metres above sea-level. I don’t mind admitting that I was absolutely bushed when […]

My Iconic Travel Moments

My number one travel experience is a very personal one, which involves a site that had almost mythical status during my childhood. You see, on June 8th 1957 my parents were married at St George’s Church, Tanglin, Singapore. I was brought up on tales of how they met in the army, got engaged on Christmas […]