Tag Archive: Mountains

The wow factor, Huascarán National Park, Huaraz

A glacier on every mountain top, turquoise lakes and beautiful rivers define this region and it seems unbelievable that anyone could visit Peru without coming here. Like most travellers, the first two times… Continue reading

Big markets and big heart in Otavalo, Ecuador

Gorgeous Otavalo is a town most travellers visit for one of South America’s largest artisans craft markets, but it has so much more to offer. I stayed here for two weeks to study… Continue reading

Under the World’s tallest palm trees, Salento

Surrounded by coffee farms and mountains, the cute colonial village of Salento is home to the world’s tallest palm trees and the gateway to hiking the towering peaks and glaciers of Los Nevados… Continue reading

Fear and beauty on Colombia’s most dangerous road

Landslides, near zero visibility in the clouds, torrential rain and a single vehicle track clinging to the steep mountainside: welcome to the Colombia’s most dangerous road, Trampolín del Diablo (Devil’s Trampoline). The danger… Continue reading