Grand Canyon rim to rim hike North Kaibab Trail Paul Deaton

Hiking the Grand Canyon Rim to Rim

Have you ever had one of those experiences that you genuinely can’t believe is happening? As I set off on the Kaibab Trail from the North Rim of the Grand Canyon on that crisp and snow covered morning, I still ...
Inca Tipon Peru

Peru budget round-up

This is clearly very overdue, but I’m determined to finish what I started and these round-up posts were some of our most popular. Plus, this is the last one from our RTW! Please bear in mind that all costs are ...
Laguna Churup scramble

Hiking Smackdown in Huaraz

I’ve debated over what to do about this for ages over the Christmas break and then I just thought sod it. I still have plenty of stories to tell from quite a long time back, I’ve just been rubbish at actually g...
Paul doing far better than me at sand boarding

A Drop of Adrenaline in the Desert

After spending quite a lot of time in cities and also hiking in Peru we decided to kick back and enjoy the gringo trail for a few days in the desert plains of central Peru. Throughout this trip we’ve pushed our...
Sandoval Lake at dawn on day 2, the mist on the lake was beautiful

A Visit to the Peruvian Amazon

For me one of the things that screams South America is a visit to the Amazon Jungle. We’ve spent time in jungle environments before but this is the Amazon, the mother of all jungles that spans 9 countries acros...