Trek Day 1: Lares Valley April 18th 2011 My alarm went off at 2AM this morning so I forced myself out of bed and into the shower. My head was pounding, I was suffering from the high altitude, I took a few pain killers and hoped for the best. Hannah and I got all our gear ready then headed downstairs to the foyer to meet the rest of the group, we were the first to arrive. I filled my hydration pack as we waited while one-by-one people eme ... read more
South America » Peru » Cusco » Lares Trek 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 my Travel Blog. I grew up in Melbourne, Australia and never had much of an interest in travelling until recently. I saved my annual leave hours at work for over 2 years and saved as much money as I possibly could. I recieved my first passport when I was 23 and began to plan the trip of a lifetime.
I had done loads of research and decided to tour around America for 3 months with a company called Trek America, it was the longest tour they offered (64 days) and it totally changed my life. I met my English girlfriend on tour and made loads of lifetime friends,... full info