Cuzco, Peru

Turbulence. Lots of turbulence. So much turbulence, that the airplane started to feel more and more like a dehydrated tin box tumbling around thousands of feet in the air with me strapped inside, narrowly avoiding collision with the Andes mountains. There was a small, elderly Peruvian lady sitting next to me, dressed in traditional clothing with long grey plaits of hair… her head was bowed, eyes closed, hands clasped together in prayer… cue more turbulence and images of ‘death via Andes collision' became ever more [...]

By | October 26th, 2009|Blog, Peru, South America, Travel Stories|0 Comments

Lima, Peru – Starting Out…

I finally packed up my gear and left London. It had been a four year temporary lifestyle. Four years of locum work and travelling the world. Time for one last adventure, one last dash for freedom before arriving home to start a permanent life. Travelling through South and Central America. My dream trip, I had been planning this for years... The plan: Start in Lima, travel south through Peru, Bolivia and Chile, and down to the tip of Patagonia. Then bus up through Argentina, travel [...]

By | October 22nd, 2009|Blog, Peru, South America, Travel Stories|0 Comments

Leaving London – One Last Dash for Freedom…

I left London…    I finally left London.    You see, I hadn’t planned on staying for 4 years. I had planned on staying for one… then one year became two… two became three and so on. I’m not the first and I definitely wont be the last to have found herself in this situation… most of us tend to get caught up in London. After all, London life was... nice... very nice in fact. I turned contract after contract interspersed with months of travel [...]

By | October 21st, 2009|Blog, Freedom, London, Travel Stories|0 Comments

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