Female Solo Travel Maria Jose Coni and Marina Menegazzo
As you may have heard, on the 22nd of February 2016, two girls Marina Menegazzo, 21, and Maria Jose Coni, 22, from Argentina were brutally murdered in the coastal town of Montanita in Ecuador. As part of my female solo travel adventures, I went to that town three times! A town where you go to surf, party and chill. A...
Carolines Lodging Huaraz
Carolines Lodging Huaraz I booked the annex at Carolines Lodging which is next door to the hostel. It is quieter and has only private rooms, every room is ensuite and has hot water around the clock. It is ideal if you want to get down to some work, I wanted to focus on some writing. There was a communal area with a...
Andescamp Hostel
  Andescamp Hostel I moved to Andescamp Hostel for the last few days of my trip. It was very quiet but the staff were really friendly and the communal areas were nice to hang out in. They had a collection of books with cosy seating areas and a bar. They also had a communal kitchen which was nice. It is conveniently...
Laguna 69, Huaraz
Despite the fact that I had been acclimatising to the altitude in Huaraz for 4 days I still wasn't coping very well with the 3052m altitude. I was beginning to wonder if I would be able to do the Laguna 69 trek. It felt like someone was squeezing my head, the same pressure you feel when you dive into...
Guaranda I woke up and found a bus from Alausi to Guaranda, the city was a lot bigger then I expected and it was bustling. I was excited to experience my first dose of Andean rural life. I got dropped off in the city centre and then I walked around to find a place to stay. There were loads of...
Alausi
The Journey My trip to Alausi was probably the most impulsive of my adventures in South America. While sitting at a bus station I read in a guide book about The Devils Nose train journey. It was said to be the most scenic but dangerous train ride on earth. I heard a driver shouting for passengers to Alausi and I thought it was...

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