Caraz to Ecuador

Posted by on Jan 20, 2015 in Peru, South America | 6 Comments
Caraz to Ecuador

The Punta Olympica loop neatly deposits Flo and I in the town of Caraz, the starting point for one of Peru’s most famous treks; the Santa Cruz trek. Swapping dirt roads for trekking trails, we head in to the mountains by foot. Conscious of time and our apparent good fortune of continued blue skies we […]

Punta Olympica: Triple Heart Bypassing

Posted by on Dec 1, 2014 in Peru, South America | 8 Comments
Punta Olympica: Triple Heart Bypassing

The Peruvian rainy season provides us with ample rainy days to tick our way through Huaraz’s various restaurants, cafes, street markets, (plentiful) panaderias and of course sampling some exceedingly strong ale courteousy of the Sierra Andina brewery. Just as things start feeling a bit too comfortable to contemplate moving, blue skies and clear views of […]

Huancavellica to Huaraz: El Silencio Continuado

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 in Peru, South America | 13 Comments
Huancavellica to Huaraz: El Silencio Continuado

After 10 days relaxing in Huaraz the weather finally lifts to reveal stunning views of the surrounding Cordeillera Blanca. It seems Peru’s rainy season isn’t conducive to far reaching views. Cloud lingers low down in the valley as we are treated to a series of dull overcast days, and afternoon rain reimisicent of an English […]

Cusco to Huancavellica: Missing Links and El Silencio

Posted by on Nov 14, 2014 in General, Peru, South America | 8 Comments
Cusco to Huancavellica: Missing Links and El Silencio

After our riotous arrival in to Cusco following the Ausangate Traverse. We ritefully put our feet up in the historic capital of the Incan Empire. Internet fixes completed and sweet toothes sated Cass and I cook up an equally grand plan to take us north to the large town of Abancay. Navigating our way out […]