Tag: hiking

Grey Glacier

20 Things to know before trekking in Torres del Paine

In April 2017 we completed the eight-day full circuit O Trek in Torres del Paine. It is probably one of the most famous national parks in the world and often considered the jewel of Chilean Patagonia. Known for its soaring granite towers, bright blue lakes and vast glaciers, it is […]

The start of the O Trek

Ten Reasons Why You Should Do the O Full Circuit over the W trek in Torres del Paine

I, Antie, must admit, I took a little bit of persuasion from Pete to undertake the eight-day O trek in Torres del Paine. I was concerned about carrying our backpacks for that length of time and also whether my fitness levels were up to the challenge but I could not […]

Cusco

Top things to do in Cusco 

Cusco was one of our favourite cities during our seven month trip around South America. We spent two enjoyable weeks there over Christmas and New Year, pottering around and recharging before the next leg of our journey into Bolivia. Steeped in history; Cusco was the centre of the Inca Empire […]

The Lost city trek

The Lost City (Ciudad Perdida) Trek in Colombia

‘What percentage do you have?’ There was a chorus of responses from the group with everything between 15 to 50. Amid the chatter, one of the guys chimes in with ‘98%’. There were gasps from around the table and awed hush followed. 98% deet. The holy grail of mosquito spray, […]

Lake Bled

A Long Weekend in Lake Bled

Horseriding, hiking, mountain biking, white rafting, swimming…the list of activities to experience in Lake Bled is endless. My friend Chloe and I recently stayed in Lake Bled for four incredibly wholesome nights without a hangover in sight! It is without a doubt one of the most beautiful places I’ve been to in Eastern […]