Be sure to bring space in your luggage on a Peru tour. From alpaca sweaters to colorful hats, you are sure to want to buy some of these souvenirs. 1. Alpaca. Alpaca wool is a fantastic material. It is incredibly light, warm and even water-resistant. For the genuine article, it’s worth paying a bit more. […]
If you visit The Galapagos or Ecuador after October 2012, it is likely you will fly into Quito´s new international airport. So far, the new airport is without a name. Be part of the process, and place your vote for a new name for Quito airport! Here we explain how to choose from the four […]
What really did happen to Butch Cassidy? In the final scenes of the legendary 1969 film, the two outlaws are seen fighting off the Bolivian Army after robbing a local mine. In new filmBlackthorn, Sam Shepherd does a grizzly performance of Butch Cassidy 20 years on, still lost in the wild west style outback of […]
In Bolivia, Inti Raymi is a combination of shamanic ceremony and all night party, in Ecuador it resembles a village fete and in Peru, Inti Raymi has become a spectacle of costume and dance. Despite its various manifestations, at the heart of Inti Raymi is a celebration of the relationship between the sun and earth […]
This really was the holiday of a lifetime and thanks to expedition leader Hannah and her fantastic team was it was a magical experience. The scenery and wildlife were breathtaking and the history of polar exportation, and my hero Sir Ernest Shackleton in particular was vividly, brought to life. To be able to follow his journey and pay my respects to him at his graveside in South Georgia was very emotional and something I will never forget.
Lorraine traveled on Hebridean Sky. Find out more here.