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How to Backpack around Peru – with PeruHop

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My trip around South America was one of the best experiences I’ve had – Galapagos, Easter Island, the World Cup Final, Machu Picchu, but one thing I wasn’t quite prepared for was the sheer size of the continent. Night bus after night bus, and with my awful Spanish, often it was tough to organise. I was Continue Reading »

Classic Car Havana Tour in Cuba

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If you can set down the rum and cigars for a couple of hours, which is pretty difficult believe me, then the one ‘must-do’ activity in Cuba is to ride around Havana in a classic car. No sooner had I booked my flight from Dominic Republic to Cuba, I had wanted to lock in my Continue Reading »

Mountain Biking down Cotopaxi; The World’s Highest Active Volcano

When you have the opportunity to mountain bike down the world’s highest active volcano, yet you have no mountain biking experience, nor have you acclimatised to Quito’s 2,800m altitude (almost 10,000 feet) having just arrived yesterday from Colombia, clearly you should respectfully decline. Add a reunion with an old friend into the mix, a measure of peer Continue Reading »

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