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Hiking the Inca Trail - What We Took With Us
Peru

Hiking the Inca Trail – Packing List

Posted In: Destinations | Hikes | Peru
Hiking the Inca Trail had been on my bucket list for some time.  So to actually hike the trail was a dream come true.  But there was a lot of things to do before we did the trek, getting fit for one!  But what was also important was what we should take with us on the trek. Two Packs You get to take two packs with you.  The first pack was carried the entire trek for us by a porter and we could pack up to 6kg in that pack.  The second pack we carried ourselves.  In this pack we carried everything[...]
Planning a trip to Peru
Peru

Peru – Planning our Trip

Posted In: Destinations | Peru
We had not travelled to South America when we ……. well I decided to travel to Peru.  Hiking the Inca Trail was a bucket list item for me so it was time to cross it off the list. So how did we plan on how to see the most of Peru that we could? What did we want to experience? I started researching what we would like to experience while in Peru – lots of Google searches, looking through tours that tour companies did, reading blog posts etc.   The list included (but obviously was not limited to) the following:[...]
10 Tips to Get Started Hiking
Hiking

10 Tips to Get Started Hiking

Posted In: Hiking Tips
Hiking is a great way to see the world – it allows you to see areas that most people don’t get to see.  It is also a great way to keep fit and I’ve found hiking to be a great way to de-stress as well. So here are 10 quick tips to help you get started on your hiking journey. Tip 1: Seek medical advice before starting strenuous exercise This should be a given, but I wanted to say it anyway.  As we get older, it can be harder to get back into physical exercise.  By checking with your doctor first, you can preempt[...]
Guide to Hiking Cradle Mountain, Tasmania
Cradle Mountain

Hiking Cradle Mountain, Tasmania

Posted In: Australia | Destinations | Hikes
Cradle Mountain is found at the northern end of the Cradle Mt – Lake St Clair National Park.  The national park is part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. It has an abundance of natural beauty as well as very cute wildlife.It is about a 4 hour drive from the capital of Hobart or about a 2 hour drive from Launceston.Cradle Mountain is also the start of the world famous Overland Track, a 65 km, 6 day hike through some of Tasmania’s most spectacular wilderness region. Our Cradle Mountain HikeWe star[...]