I’ve just uploaded another set of photos, this time from my time trekking through the Sacred Valley, outside of Cusco, Peru. See them here.Read More More Photos!
9:30pm, the night before my visit to Machu Picchu. I leap out of bed and race for the toilet. “Esta ocupado,” whispers a dorm-mate. But I’ve already slammed into the door and the poor girl inside – merely trying to brush her teeth – opens up. Before I can speak, the first retch comes. I […]Read More The Machu Picchu Mistake
The morning the rain came through the Sacred Valley was the happiest I’d been all week. It was surprising, at first; I’d made big plans. An appointment with a healer in Pisac, a trip to the thermal baths at Lares, even a hike up to the nearby ruins to camp overnight. Overkill, to be sure. […]Read More Being & Doing in the Sacred Valley
Hitchhiking the PanamericanaRead More Making Finger Part 1
“Will you enter the Temazcal?” I had been asked the question more than once at Vive Piuki Mapu (Read about it here). The Temazcal – a small, igloo-like structure – had been simply constructed with tarpaulin over a bent-branch frame the day before. I knew that a ceremony involving steam was to take place there, but […]Read More Sweating It Out: The Temazcal
Speaking the language of love.Read More Sin Palabras