Topics: Fitness

mapleLeaf

Where are they now?

So we arrived in Toronto in the midst of the all important Canadian Summer. We don’t know a Canadian Winter yet but it sounds horrific and I am hoping that just as I was made to feel about the Inca Trail (that it would be the most treacherous four days...

Inca Trail

We did the Inca Trail and enjoyed it ….

After much agonising with only 72 hours before we were to set sail, I ended up agreeing to walk the Inca Trail. We had booked our trek to begin on the 14th June over seven months prior, paying just a 30% deposit without all that much thought or research put...

Sand dunes, Huacachina

Huacachina, a sandboarding oasis

The photos can be deceiving, this little village with a population of 200 full time inhabitants isn’t all that remote and inexplicable, in actual fact it can be found a 10 minute taxi ride away from the city of Ica with a population of a cool 1/4 million. Nonetheless this...

Local woman, sucre

Do not miss Sucre, Bolivia

We almost did and that would have been a big mistake. The only reason we ended up in Sucre for two nights was because the direct bus departing Uyuni to La Paz was fully booked, so off to Sucre we went as we did not want to stick around Uyuni...

Polar FT4 Santiago

Eat, Drink, Run

The food in South America is a dieter’s worst nightmare. I’ve talked before about the cakes, carbs and lack of vegetables but to add to the equation we now have $3 bottles of lovely wines to contend with, luckily I am not on a diet, right? And hopefully will never...

mendoza, malbec lunch

Mendoza brings Argentina to a close

Our time in Argentina has come to an end. From where we currently are in Mendoza we are to catch just a six hour bus trip over the border onto Santiago, Chile. I am sure most Kiwis and Aussie’s are aware of the horrible murder of fellow Kiwi, Nicholas Heyward...

Montevideo

Three nights in Uruguay

To add a 37th country for me and a 39th country to the tally for Rob a one hour ferry ride from Buenos Aires to the small smugglers town of Colonia, Uruguay was in order. There are three ferry companies to choose from Seacat Colonia, Buquebus and Colonia Express to get...

buenos aires

Buenos Aires, The Paris of South America

We spent 5 days in Buenos Aires, and I fell in love with the city, I ended up researching whether Kiwi’s can apply for working visas in Argentina. Getting from Puerto Iguaza to Buenos Aires overnight was less memorable, we chose the company Rapido Argentino which was completely rubbish, especially...

work out

Travel Vs. Training

I have been a bit quiet on the keeping fit front, but it doesn’t mean it hasn’t been happening. Not daily as it use to be, back in the Sydney living days, but there has been plenty of action. Our last week in Asia was spent in Cambodia if you...

Phi Phi Island

Oh Phi Phi

Rob and I visited Phi Phi two and half years ago, meaning we were prepared for all that Phi Phi has to offer as its hits you in the face the moment you get off the ferry. I thought I might mention right off the bat that this island does...