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Peru SOUTH AMERICA

Trekking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

In June 2013, during my summer break of my second year at Uni, I undertook a charity trek to Machu Picchu for the charity Childreach International. We were each tasked with raising at least ยฃ2500 and as a group,…

Peru SOUTH AMERICA

Spending Winter Solstice in Cusco, Peru

We were lucky enough to arrive in toย Cusco on the dayย everyone was celebrating the Winterย Solstice, marking the shortest day and the longest night of the year. This meant numerous parades, parties and day-drinking to be had by locals and…