“I now know, by an almost fatalistic conformity with the facts, that my destiny is to travel...”

― Che Guevara, The Motorcycle Diaries: Notes on a Latin American Journey

March 2015

The Climb to Machu Picchu

We started our journey in Buenos Aires travelling the length and breadth of Argentina, crossed the border into Chile, traveled north through the Salt Flats of Uyuni, up to the highest inhabitable Lake across Peru until finally we reached the pinnacle of our travels Machu Picchu. The final leg to Machu Picchu began at 4.30 […]

Mirador

Three Tourist Traps

When you’re travelling you might find yourself thinking you’ve got Gringo stamped all over your forehead. Here’s 3 tourist traps to be aware of while backpacking! Bus AgenciesBuy your bus ticket from the bus terminal. If you do find yourself using an agency remember some agencies can charge up to double the price of a […]

money

It’s all about the money!

It’s best to bring your ATM card and only take out what you need. However, only certain banks accept European & North American ATM cards dependent on your location. If going to remote areas remember to stock up on funds these places normally have no ATMS, don’t be caught out. I was stranded on the […]

Death Road

Surviving the bus journeys

Bus Tips Don’t put anything on the baggage shelf over your head. It is always better to store your bag under your seat or just under your feet. Wear a wallet belt, or put your wallet, phone and passport in a zip pocket on your inside leg (i.e. the one closest to the window). Always […]