Alex Survives the Inca Trail October 8th 2005 When Ella announced she was staying in Cusco to learn Spanish, Salsa and Peruvian cookery instead of doing the Inca Trail I spent the next 2 days dithering (not like me I know!) about whether I really wanted to camp for 3 nights probably in the rain, with very limited facilities.
But everyone said I couldn´t come to Peru and not do it, so suddenly I found myself equipped with walking pole, ponc ... read more
South America » Peru » Cusco » Machu Picchu Ancient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, most notably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by the Spanish conquistadors in 1533. Peruvian independence was declared in 1821, and remaining Spanish forces defeated in 1... ... read more
Welcome to Alex and Ella's round the world travel blog.
It's only taken us 10 years since we first started talking about going travelling to actually quit our jobs and book our tickets, but we're finally off!
Here we're hoping to keep you updated on our adventures over the next 6 months as we travel through South America, Australia and South East Asia. We can't promise how often we'll be writing on these pages (it all depends on how much of a good time we're having) but we'll do our best!
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