Living Root Bridges
It’s rare that you come across anything on this earth that hasn’t also been thought of by someone else in a totally different region.
A week in Bhutan
Wendy and Anne Britt travelled with us to Bhutan in October, and told us “We fell in love with Bhutan, the nature, the people, the ethos, everything.
How to start your day in the Andes
Before we left for Peru, we asked Paul about altitude sickness. "Very few people get it," he said. "And the best bet to help avoid it is coca tea.
Peru’s Sacred Valley, Walking the Inca Trail.
It’s a long walk from the Sacred Valley of the Incas to the ancient citadel at Machu Picchu. This famous Inca Trail takes you high above the Urubamba River into the mountains where the air is clear and fresh, though a little thin! And if the altitude doesn’t take your breath away the views certainly will, as you look out from trails with evocative names like Dead Woman’s Pass to the magnificent snow-capped peaks of the Peruvian Andes.
Kilimanjaro – she did it!
Here we are! We made it, all the way to the summit! Months and months of training and planning and here we are standing at Uhuru Peak at a whopping 5895m.
I had dinner last night at the Nepalese Embassy in London. It’s in one of those fabulously grand buildings in Kensington Gardens.
Uganda gorilla treks
Bwindi Impenentrable National Park in Uganda was gazetted in 1991 and has been a world heritage site since 1994.