Category Archive for: ‘Peru’

  • Stuck in Llamac, Peru

      While we were out of Huaraz continual protests have escalated, people have been killed, the central business district is in tatters and all roads have been blocked for days. Realising that we will have to wait in Llamac Joaquin arranges free beds for us [...]

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  • Huayhuash circuit trek, Cordiella Huayhuash, Peruvian Andes

    Every epic adventure in the mountains deserves an equally epic name, book titles like ‘Thin White Line’ ‘The Freedom of the Hills’ and ‘Touching the Void’ come to mind. I cannot decide whether to call my adventure in the Huayhuash ‘Plucking the Chook’ or ‘Chasing [...]

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  • huaraz peru rock climbing

    Rock climbing in Huaraz, Peru

    I have been in recent email contact with Chris who is going to help with the logistics of my Huayhush trek. Along with owning the locally famous Cafe Andino Chris runs a trekking company. He is also putting my in touch with someone to take [...]

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  • Lake Titicaca home stay – Peru


    The recently reunited intrepidos are touring the famous floating townships of Lake Titicaca. The chief of the island greets us in synthetic regalia. Chief is showing off his homemade gun and explaining how they make and maintain their homes. I am wiping my nose, sneezing [...]

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