Welcome To The Jungle

Welcome to the jungle, we got fun 'n' games. Dah dah dah dah something something dah dah dah dah jungle, welcome to the jungle… But first you gotta get there. In order to get to Rurrenabaque, the gateway to Bolivia's share of the Amazon Jungle you will need the following items: Regular jungle companion. Transport. [...]

The Death Road

The Plan Cross the border on the first tourist bus I'd ever caught, complete with an English speaking stewardess who would tell us which stamp to get and where, and all whilst the bus waited for us to complete the formalities.Get food with a couple I met on the island hopping tour whilst marvelling at [...]

Lake Titicaca

At 3820m, some say it's the highest navigable lake in the world. Some say that's a load of bollocks but whatever, when you're travelling from Peru to Bolivia (or vice versa) Lake Titicaca is a handy place to cross the border and it'd be rude not to check out the islands on the way for [...]

Peruvian Munchies

I've been right impressed with the grub in Peru, I have. You're never short of a slice of pineapple, sugar coated pastries and even boiled eggs, all there on the side of the road waiting for an impulse purchase. In the morning there's an abundance of hand carts or cafes stocked full of S/.1 sandwiches [...]

Second Deepest But Not Second Best

When one thinks of big canyons one's mind usually wanders to the Grand Canyon in the USA or the space formally occupied by my brain cells before I discovered vodka, but the deepest in the world is actually right here in Peru. It doesn't have the sheer, vertical sides like the Grand Canyon so you [...]