It’s my second Christmas in Peru. This one was considerably better, with a warm and loving community giving me presents and food!
It’s a sudden awakening. There are howls and whistles and screams and cracks and yelps from fireworks. My bunk mate Andy below me shouts and we get out and rush to the third-floor balcony to check what is going on. In the day I would look out from the […]
At 5000 metres above sea level yesterday I stood by an icy lake – on the side of Pastoruri. Thunder rolled above me and snow pelted down. It stung my nose, it covered my jumper, and it froze my fingers when I took my gloves off to make a snowman. […]