Tag Archives: Peru

Dead Woman's Pass, Inca Trail, Peru

My Favourite Travel Photos – 1 to 5

I am completing my favourite travel photos with my famous five, the quintet that I (currently) love the most. Hotel Baron, Aleppo, Syria This photo signifies so much. Hamish and I travelled to Syria overland from Istanbul by train, bus and taxi in May 2009. This was actually the third time of trying to get […]

Darvaza Gas Crater, Karakum Desert, Turkmenistan

My Top 20 Favourite Travel Photos – 16 to 20

What’s the point in taking photographs? They are souvenirs of course, memories of fabulous sights, magical holidays & iconic locations. They can evoke amazing feelings and transport us right back to a special moment in time. Nowadays, with the advent of smartphones and digital cameras we take thousands of pictures and videos every year, an […]

Huayna Picchu, Machu Picchu, Peru

Wordless Wednesday – Huayna Picchu Mountain, Machu Picchu, Peru

Dead Woman's Pass, Inca Trail, Peru

Sunday Photo – Andean Lake, Inca Trail, Peru

Friday Photo – Puno to Cusco Train, Peru

18 years ago I visited Peru in one of the most memorable trips of my life. Visiting World Travel Market in London this week gave me a timely reminder of my fabulous 3-week journey. Highlights included Arequipa, Cusco, Nazca and of course the trek to Machu Picchu. The train trip from the shores of Lake […]

South American Beach

5 of the best road trips to take in South America

Guest post by Jordan Greene. Unbelievably vast, incredibly beautiful and delightfully diverse – South America’s breathtaking landscapes can only be fully appreciated by taking to its roads. The continent boasts endless regions of spectacular scenery, cultural marvels and inspiring culinary escapades to awe any kind of traveller. Off the beaten paths, the roads may not […]

Sunday Photo – Llamas, Machu Picchu

Uros Floating Islands, Lake Titicaca, Peru

A Christmas Message on the Uros Islands, Lake Titicaca, Peru

A heart-warming tale in Peru… The Uros are no ordinary islands, but are man made out of reeds that float on Lake Titicaca near Puno in Peru. My story concerns a boy who I met there in late 2001. The young entrepreneur had drawn his own picture cards using paper and coloured crayons. Perhaps the […]

Condors, Colca Canyon, Peru

Friday Photo – Condors, Colca Canyon, Peru

Cusco, Peru

Wordless Wednesday – Cusco, Peru