Saying adios to South America – Salta and its surroudings

We arrived in Salta slightly sad that we had completed our last long-distance bus journey of our trip, the 46th in fact (James loves a list). Fortunately, we’d been accosted by a herd of goats whilst we waited at the border between Chile and Argentina, so that made it a bit special. We’d decided that … Continue reading Saying adios to South America – Salta and its surroudings

Glutons for punishment… and cake – Hiking Ausangate and Rainbow Mountain

Trekking around Ausangate and to Rainbow Mountain is by far the most difficult hike that we have undertaken. The five days of acclimatisation that we had in and around Cusco were pretty unpleasant and still didn’t spare us near constant headaches during our hike. The four days of hiking were made gruelling by the altitude, … Continue reading Glutons for punishment… and cake – Hiking Ausangate and Rainbow Mountain