Peru Part 3: Colca Canyon and Sandboarding

As I wake up at 4am without any breakfast to start the 3 hour trek in pitch black, straight up a rocky canyon cliff, I ask myself why on earth I was convinced to do something as crazy as this straight after finishing the Lares trek. The answer: I’d like to think I was a strong, independent women – ‘who don’t need no man’. But … Continue reading Peru Part 3: Colca Canyon and Sandboarding

Peru Part 2: Lares Trek to Machu Picchu

Lares Trek- the time in Peru where I ‘literally’ died from exhaustion, tiredness and a lack of breath. Obviously I am exaggerating because I am here to tell the story, however it was probably the closest I’ve ever been to a physical and mental breaking point in a public situation. On the flip side, arriving at Machu Picchu did top off the trek and made … Continue reading Peru Part 2: Lares Trek to Machu Picchu