Ceviche- the most popular South American food

Ceviche Delicious, fresh Ceviche (this was with sea bass) Ceviche is a classic South American raw fish dish (but ‘cooked’ a different way). It uses raw fish and or seafood…

Travel & Altitude

High above La Paz on Chacaltaya – once a remote ski slope above 5000 m / 17000 ft altitude. *Note: This is a personal blog about travel at altitude, but…

Peru 2017

Giant Condors in the Colca Canyon Peru 2017 An amazing country, with fabulous people at the perfect time of the year (well November is at least the best month to…

Peruvian Cuisine

Peru is quickly – and rightly – becoming a major food destination. Physically, Peru boasts more biodiversity than any other country in the world. Culturally, Peru’s diversity is equally rich. Gradually Quechua…

Peru Tour – November 2015 (Travelsphere)

Finally, a handstand at Machu Pichu 🙂 I love Peru and now it is fair to say another 18 people do as well. I started this contribution while sitting on…

Don’t Say Ruin – Inca Culture is Alive (Cusco, Peru & Machu Picchu)

The so-called Lost City of the Inca’s, Machu Picchu (MP) is so indisputably Peru’s most iconic attraction that suggesting anything to the contrary is simply argumentative. I have actually sat…

Come Visit Peru With Me!

As Peru is a passion for me, I put together what I consider to be the ideal itinerary – and I added the option of the Inca Trail. After a…

The Highs and Lows of the Americas – The Andes to the Mississippi

After spending the first half of 2014 high in the Andes I have recently been lucky enough to experience the extremely low lands along the shores of the southern Mississippi.…

Peruvian Reflections – OR Reflecting Upon Peru OR The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

The Human Development Index (HDI) places Peru 76th overall in the world. This conclusion is drawn from a matrix of important general indicators such as health, education and wealth. I…

The Highest City on Earth: La Rinconada, Peru

So, hmmm, I have a lot more to say and a lot more to write about La Rinconada – the world’s highest city, but what I have to work through,…

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