These Inca Trail facts might surprise you if you. Read on if you are considering this, or one of the other spectacular ways to hike to Machu Picchu. The only way to enter Machu Picchu by foot is through the Sungate which is at the end of the Inca Trail. You can if you wish […]
Here are our top 10 Galapagos islands facts you might be surprised to know. The wildlife and experience of these magical islands are much talked about but these are my favourite facts that I picked up on my recent visit; There are only white and yellow flowers on the islands. Mockingbirds were the original source of inspiration […]
Magical, remote, unique, all words commonly used to describe the Galapagos Islands archipelago. All well and good but actually what is it really like to experience a Galapagos cruise? I love mountains and the freedom to wander wherever I want. I’m not so keen on the sea and was apprehensive about being in such a controlled environment where every day is […]
I have always wanted to visit the Galapagos Islands and after friends of mine travelled there in recent years and sent me very positive reports it made me even more eager to travel there. One such friend recommended Stephanie Kitchin at ‘Into Latin America’ as she had organised my friend’s hotels, transport and boat in […]
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.