Mum and I set off to tackle the Mount Anne Circuit in Tasmania’s Southwest National Park – but would we make it past the notorious ‘Notch’? A few years ago, we attempted to go up to Mount Anne in Tasmania's Southwest but only made it as far as Mount Eliza before poor weather forced us … Continue reading Mount Anne Circuit
Back in Tas. A few pics from our recent trip along the South Coast track.
August 2015 Just south of the famous Cordillera Blanca lies Cordillera Huayhuash (pronounced "why-wash"). Keen to get out of town and back into the mountains, I joined a group that was heading off on an 8 day trek in this stunning mountain range. Eight days full of beautiful mountains, glacial lakes, circling condors, four crazy … Continue reading Why wash on the Huayhuash trek?
21 July - 24 July 2015 Soon after returning from our Salkantay trek we headed off for a few days on the Lares trek. Many of the tour agencies in Cusco sell this as an alternate to the Inca Trail or Salkantay treks and the photos that we had seen of it looked pretty nice. … Continue reading Lares Trek
Note: This is the trip to Lago Wilcacocha. There is also a Laguna Wilcacocha further South of Hauraz. I apologise for any confusion. 11 August 2015 This is a great half-day trip out of Huaraz. It was after lunch time before I decided I should get myself out of town. I found a colectivo (1 … Continue reading Half-Day outing to Lago Wilcacocha
10 - 15 July 2015 Everyone knows about Machu Picchu, but not everyone knows there is more than one way to get to the magical site. The most famous of journeys to Machu Picchu is via "The Inka Trail", but there is a strict limit on the number of people allowed on this trail each day, and … Continue reading Taking the Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu