More Photos!

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.

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The Machu Picchu Mistake

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 […]

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Sweating It Out: The Temazcal

“Will you enter the Temazcal?” I had been asked the question more than once at Vive Piuki MapuĀ (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 […]

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