Cusco, Puno and Copacabana- living the high life. 

Either side of our time on the Inca Trail we spent a few days in Cusco. This helped us become accustomed to the altitude that we would be living at for the next couple of months. We also had the coca tea and sweets to help us, but drew the line at chewing the leaves!…

Amazon – mud, mosquitoes and monkeys

After flying from Bogota to Lima for an overnight stop (surprisingly interesting place Lima, we would have liked to spend longer there) we then caught a flight to Puerto Maldonando. On landing there we were met at the airport and transfered by bus and then boat to our lodge on the edge of the river….