Sink or Swim? The trek that nearly broke me.

Before I left Australia I did a very miniscule amount of research for South America. The night before I flew out I stayed up until midnight (3 hours well past my old lady bed time) and did a crash google search of top things to do in South America (I haven't looked at my research… Continue reading Sink or Swim? The trek that nearly broke me.

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Involuntary Altitude Training

My next stop after Chile was a small town in Peru, Cusco. Cusco is famous for being the starting point for the famous Inca Trail trek to Macchu Picchu and pretty much the hiking capital. Everything I read had told me to take a couple of days to acclimatise¬†in Cusco¬†before heading off on any hikes.… Continue reading Involuntary Altitude Training