Category Archive: Climbing

W is for Patagonia, Torres del Paine

Chile’s premier hiking route is Patagonia’s W – a stunning four day trek that takes in glaciers, mountains and turquoise coloured lakes: scenery that takes your breath away. This well trodden path of… Continue reading

Falling in Love in Colombia, Top 10 things to do

Falling in love with Colombia is easy. Leaving is near impossible. The people are welcoming, great swathes of the environment remains untouched and the culture and dance prove intoxicating. It won’t be long… Continue reading

In the steps of Incas in Machu Picchu and Cusco

Cusco is famous for being the gateway to Machu Picchu but this colonial town offers so much more. This was my third time in Cusco and I came back to hike the Ausangate… Continue reading

Cocaine, Churches and Crossing Borders, Colombia

San Agustin Rolling hills, deep canyons, waterfalls and 3500 year old archaeology make San Agust├Čn in southern Colombia a must visit town on any backpacker’s list. The UNESCO listed archaeological park is impressive… Continue reading

The Red Edge, Rock Climbing in Colombia

Colombia offers a small but stunning selection of climbing locations which can keep you satisfied for weeks. Perhaps the best climbing area is in the tiny three house town of La Mojarra, just… Continue reading