Tag Archive: Adventure

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

Volcanoes, Canyons and Lakes, Quilotoa and Cotopaxi

Standing on the edge of an aqua-coloured crater lake or a freezing glacier sheet can make the heart skip a beat – especially if you have just hiked up a mountain to 5000m.… Continue reading

Cocaine, Churches and Crossing Borders, Colombia

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

On the edge of fire: Fuego and Acatenango Volcanoes, Guatemala

Trekking doesn’t come much more memorable than this. Fuego’s lava eruptions had been providing a fireworks display visible from Antigua for three weeks and culminated in its largest eruption in three years. Meanwhile,… Continue reading

Fuego Erupts Near Antigua

Reporting for ABC News, I spoke to some of the hikers that were forced off the mountain when Volcan Fuego had its largest eruption in three years and rained ash on Antigua. Read the… Continue reading

Indiana Jones meets Iguanas in San Ignacio

The Actun Tunichil Muknal (ATM) Cave is an unforgettable experience and a highlight of my travels so far. In a scene from Indiana Jones, this tour involves hiking through the jungle, crossing chest… Continue reading