The medieval Moroccan scholar and traveller, Ibn Battuta is credited with once saying, “Traveling, it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller” I’ve been thinking about ol’ Ibn recently since we hit the Peruvian coast back in Paracas.
Celebrating a travelling Thanksgiving on the road isn’t always easy and this year would prove no exception. Holed up close to the beach in Huanchaco, Peru, there’d be no turkey dinner or trimmings. No special table cloth, place settings or
“What was our primary reason for making the decision to leave Australia for a year,” is a question we’ve received a fair few times over the past eight months now. And while our answer generally revolves around taking advantage of
Cusco, Peru is a special place for many people. For the ancient Incas the place is especially so dating back to the 12th century. It’d be then, according to legend, that the first Inca, Manco Copac, at the behest of
Let’s give credit where credit is due: Colca Canyon is a sight to behold. At 10,725 ft deep (3,270 meters) it is one of the world’s deepest canyons, more than doubling that of the US’s Grand Canyon. Even without the
We were less than one day away from considering undertaking a bit of a, shall we say, a long family outing along the spine of Lake Titicaca’s Isle del Sol, when another traveling family said something that stopped me and
“Sometimes you kick, sometimes you get kicked,” said INXS front man Michael Hutchence back in 1987. And though it’s unlikely he was referring to travel adversity when we wrote those lyrics, it’d be those words that would come back to