Monthly Archives: October 2013


We loved Peru; the friendly people, the history, the ruins, the food, the landscape, especially the wild, mountainous terrain around the sacred Valley. But there are large areas of unproductive desert. One cannot help noticing the contrast between luxury hotels … Continue reading

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On a clear day after rain we flew into Santiago, Chili, it looked lovely with a glittering bracelet of snow-capped peaks surrounding the city. I was surprised to find, pepper trees, just like those in playgrounds all over Australia. But, … Continue reading

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¬† Peru was a total buzz. I had longed to visit ¬†Machu Picchu ever since hearing of it being hacked out of the jungle. The splendid location among towering mountains, the fact that it had remained hidden for so long … Continue reading

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