What can children learn from travelling
So many people ask "what is it like travelling with a child to a far, unknown, foreign country... And alone".  Some people comment on how brave it is, how educational and stimulating it is for both parent and child. Then there are some who hold some negative thoughts about the whole concept; "It's dangerous, how can you go all that way alone?" or "He will never remember it so what's the point in spending all that money" and even "What if something happens to you, you don't know anyone".  
Peru South America
Preparing for my trip to Peru Feeling fed up and bored of the mundane grind of work, I decided to do something I had never done before, I booked a trip to Peru. I had been daydreaming that I was flying far, far away to a green and exotic location with wildlife and lots of opportunity for adventure. Just the very thought that I could somehow make it happen left my heart pounding and my palms sweating. My mind was buzzing with thoughts on planning a trip to Peru on my commute home from work. As soon as I collected Joshua from school...
Piranha Fishing
During our time in the Amazon Jungle and River we saw huge varieties of exotic and truly stunning flora & fauna during our trip to the Amazon in Peru's most Northern Territory: Iquitos, where we took a speed boat ride 45 mins to our Eco Lodge, we visited the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve several times.
Seeing Machu Picchu for the first time is like a picture perfect postcard coming to life followed by a massive "wow" and "it's real, stunning". At nearly 8,000 feet above sea level it is one of the most popular visitor destinations in South America. Located high in the Peruvian Andes, Machu Picchu was hidden from the outside world for hundreds of years It was discovered by Hiram Bingham in 1911 with the guidance of local indigenous farmers. He was an academic, explorer and politician from the United States of America. Machu Picchu is a beautiful landscape, it makes you contemplate and appreciate the...
Cusco With a Child
We woke early to get our flight to Cusco from George Chávez International airport in Lima. Mornings in Lima are generally chilly and cloudy so we wrapped up warm ready to fly over the Andes Mountain.
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