Landslides, Visionary Art and a Piece of Europe: Pucallpa to Tarma

The six hour journey from Tingo María to Pucallpa was concerning me a little: according to my Lonely Planet, rapes and robberies at gunpoint have been reported. The area is one of the last bastions of the Sendero Luminoso (Shining Path), and even though the risk is currently very low, Continue Reading

Hiking the Cordilleras – Huaraz and Huascaran National Park

The Cordillera Blanca is shy, she doesn’t let us see her easily. The white clouds envelop the snow-capped mountain range, and the top can only be seen in the rare clear, sunny days of the wet season. Vibrant capital of the department of Ancash, Huaraz is the must-do stop if Continue Reading