Finding Fairyland in Patagonia: Torres Del Paine

Tags: backpacking, Camping, Chile, Flora, Hiking, National Parks, patagonia, Round the World, Scenery, Torres del Paine, travel, Trekking, Walks, Wildlife Our next stop was a hop over the border into Chile to see the famous Parque Nacional de Torres Del Paine – a 240,000 hectare reserve filled with waterfalls, glaciers, lakes and mountains. A map of …

Face to face with an Inca in Salta

Tags: Archaeology, Argentina, drink, history, Incas, Mendoza, Museum of High Altitude Archaeology, Salta In 1999, archaeologists 6,000 metres up Llullaillaco volcano in northern Argentina found something unexpected. Excavations revealed that they had stumbled upon some Incan burial sites that held three children. Further analysis found that these children hadn’t died from natural causes, but were sacrificed – …

Retracing the steps of the past – Walking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

Tags : Food, Inca Trail, Machu Picchu, nature, Peru, Scenery DAY 1 It was five in the morning; it was still dark outside and the air was crisp and fresh. The only sounds were the ones made by us as we groggily packed our last essential bits ready for a four-day hike that would take …

I ♥ NY

Tags: 9/11 Memorial, 9/11 Tribute Centre, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park, Empire State Building, Madison Square Garden, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Radio City, Rockefeller Centre, Times Square It’s been a hectic few days, but we’re now leaving New York for Philadelphia having seen and done pretty much everything we wanted to. …