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Waiting for Matthew: In the crosshairs of a hurricane

Recently I listened to a BBC report from John Sweeney on the horrendous situation in Syria.


Machu Picchu – Picturing the environmental battle at Peru’s favourite landmark

I almost expected the credits to start rolling as I stared out over the valley.


The Inca Trail – Where I felt closest to nature

The universe, with all its phenomena. Of all the definitions of ‘nature’ I could find that was the one that most hit home.


Peru – Cusco Conquistadors, altitude sickness and Incas

It is not often you walk off an aeroplane to be greeted by the passenger in front of you collapsed on the floor. But then again not everywhere is 3,400m above sea level.


Huaca Pucllana – The hidden gem at the heart of Lima

Buried in the heart of one of the busiest city’s in the world is a one-and-a-half thousand year monument that defies urban sprawl.


The Inca Trail – Iconic natural beauty

By far the most famous trek in South America, the Inca Trial is 26 miles of mountains, rainforest and road building genius.


Machu Picchu – The environmental battle behind the picture postcard

I almost expected the credits to start rolling as I stared out over the valley. Surely so many different shades of green could not be possible without visual enhancement?


The Inca Trail – Several thousand feet of awe

Four thousand two hundred and 15 metres above sea level, it is named ‘Dead’s Woman’s Pass’ because it is said to resemble a supine woman.


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