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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.


Blog – The most viewed posts from a year of Naked Eye Travel

Incredibly Naked Eye Travel has been going (just over) a year. Time flies when you’re having fun, and I’ve certainly enjoyed recounting some of my favourite travel stories here.


Blog – Naked Eye on 2013 (Part One)

With 2013 already becoming a distant memory, it seems an appropriate time to cast an eye over the travels Michelle and I undertook last year.


Blog – The most viewed posts from six months of Naked Eye Travel

It is hard for me to believe, but it has already been six months since I conceived Naked Eye Travel. As the old saying goes, ‘Time flies when you’re having fun’ and I’ve certainly enjoyed recounting some of my travel stories with readers here.


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.


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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