Category Archives: Travel

Double-0-two-and-a-half…

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  Good morning folks I trust this finds you in mighty fine form and that you had thee most splendid of splendid weekends. As an experiment, I made a video film intro this week. Here it is: https://youtu.be/GUebsA0QSmg Here is the weekly round-up from the city of chaos and confusion; a week of bad guts,… Continue Reading

To the hills…

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Good morning folks I trust this finds you in mighty fine Bank Holiday form (Monday in Blighty and Tuesday here). If there ever was an example of a last minute/under the cosh/thrown together/hot off the press, here it is! The main event of the week has been the weekend just gone, so although this may… Continue Reading

The Final Countdown – Desafio Huarochiri III…

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Good morning folks I trust this finds you in superb form and that you had an awesome weekend. A busy week to wrap-up, but to be honest all roads (bumpy as they are) led to the lofty pueblo of San Andres de Tupicocha, nestling 12000ft up in the clouds of the Sierra de Lima. The… Continue Reading

It’s not about the destination!

Good morning folks I trust this finds you in superb form and that you had an awesome weekend. In case you missed the midweek blog, it is below (in patriotic Peruvian red and white, I think it is red, I am colourblind, it’s a different colour anyway). If you’ve seen it already, skip that bit. It… Continue Reading

¡¡¡ Felices Fiestas Patrias !!!

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Good morning folks I trust you’re having a mightily fine and splendid week. Taking the opportunity to give you a one day Micro-blog on Independence Day. Two years apart and her Peruvian half is showing strongly! July 28th is a big day in Peru and this year there is a change of President too. The last Presidente… Continue Reading

Survived!

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Good morning folks I trust you had a superb weekend. Here is the weekly (rushed/patched/thrown/jumbled together) round-up from (not so) sunny Lima. A long week, a hard week, but a very enjoyable week. Lina has been away all week, but is back now, so everything is back to normal-ish. A big MUCHAS GRACIAS to my Mother-in-law… Continue Reading

Top Ten!

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Good morning folks I trust you had an awesome weekend. Here is the weekly Lima round-up. This week has mainly been taken up with thinking about/being distracted by Race II of the mighty Desafio Huarochiri. Busy as a busy bee at work, but all roads led to Matucana this week… Urban fellrunning. If walking-in-a-non-straight-line, two-people-taking-up-an-entire-pavement and… Continue Reading

Red tape blindness!

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Good morning folks I trust this finds you in superb form and that you had a spectacular weekend. Here is my rambling weekly round-up from the capital of chaos… BIG Red Tape mistake! There is one golden, golden rule in Latin America. Keep your papers in order and NEVER, EVER let anything expire. I made… Continue Reading

Escape!

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Good morning folks I trust this finds you in tiptop form and that you had an awesome weekend. Here is the weekly round-up from the capital of combis, ceviche and complete chaos. Another cycle has flashed past in a blur of exams, tick/cross fever and marking blindness! I try to keep my ramblings as politics-free as… Continue Reading

Feliz dia del Padre!

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Good morning folks I trust this finds you in tiptop form and that you had a spectacular weekend. Belated Happy Father’s Day to all you fathas and to all your fathas too! ————————————————————————————————————————————– I try to keep this blog as apolitical as possible. In World news we are bombarded daily by horrific reports of war,… Continue Reading

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