Machu Picchu – City in the Clouds

​Yes, that's right, I made it to Machu Picchu. One of the seven wonders of the world, Peru and probably South America's greatest tourist attraction, I made my way here. Bucket List Item - cross it off! So... What did I think of it then? What's it like? Well. I am well aware of just …

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Riobamba and Nariz Del Diablo

​Howdy all. I have just arrived in the southern Ecuadorian city of Cuenca. I'm moving fast at the moment, frankly a little too fast but this is what happens when you have dates lockedd in further down the track (Macchu Picchu soecifically). Riobamba was an interesting place. Not unpleasant, lots of squares and interesting buildings. …

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Historical Quito and the Middle of the Earth

​Hope this post finds you well. Here inquito I've just escaped hail and a small storm, which seems to be the norm in the mid-afternoons in Quito. Hot in the mornings, cools down around 1pm and then in comes the rain! Quito's historic district, the 'Old Town' - where I'm fortunate enough to be staying …

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