We Went to Machu Picchu Init

Sometimes you just need to see more Inca ruins, right?? So that’s exactly what we did… The Sacred Valley Our base from which to visit Machu Picchu was going to be Ollantaytambo (Oi-yan-tay-tambo), and it just so happens that Ollantaytambo is part of the “Sacred valley” so has some Inca Ruins of it’s very own. […]

Nazca is like

We arrived in Nazca a bit later than originally planned but our ever helpful hotel owner was there to pick us up as promised! It was a quiet journey during which he and his wife just chatted amoungst themselves while me and Em felt like naughty kids who were late for their parents to pick […]


Lima has a bit of a bad rep but is actually well alright. We don’t have any photos for some reason, which is a bit dumb, but we quite liked it there. I say Lima, but we spent all our time in Miraflores, a super developed, western, district of Lima. Private security officers roam the […]

Coast toe coast

I’m not even going to try and make this blog entertaining (not for a second suggesting the others are)… We got a couple of buses from Guayaquil to Salinas to start our Ecuadorian coastal adventure. We weren’t originally planning to go to the coast but our trip so far had been disappointingly beach free so […]

Avocado Falls

The kind fella at the hostel in Cotopaxi dropped us off at the highway and waited with us until the bus to Baños arrived. We’re kinda pro bus travellers now so it wasn’t entirely necessary but was very much appreciated. Baños de Agua Santa, to give it it’s full name, is a small town known […]