Inca Trail: Part Two

By Morgan Pettersson Day Three: Evacuation Day three ended up becoming a 23km hike. We had the usual 16kms that everyone does which was really easy, except for the fact that it poured with rain almost non stop. The only thing was the Peruvian authorities have closed the trail early because of the landslides as … Continue reading

Inca Trail: Part One

By Morgan Pettersson. Day one:  Excitement! I had seriously considered hiking the Inca Trail whilst in Peru, but had initially decided against it because I thought it would be too expensive, I didn’t have any hiking boots or suitable clothes and I wasn’t fit enough. Wrong on all accounts it seems. My friend Felicity who … Continue reading

Jungle Life: Part Four

*This is the final instalment in a four part series, detailing my time volunteering in Manu National Park in Peru in January this year.* Part Four: Saying Farewell to the Jungle: By Morgan Pettersson. I didn’t end up going on the Jaguar hunting trek in the end, opting instead to stay back at camp and … Continue reading

Jungle Life: Part Three

*this is the third in a four part series, detailing my time volunteering in Manu National Park in Peru in January this year. A new chapter will be posted every Monday*  Part Three: Conservation Work By Morgan Pettersson Today started early with a seven am hike to the big waterfall. It took about an hour … Continue reading

Jungle Life: Part Two

*this is the second in a four part series, detailing my time volunteering in Manu National Park in Peru in January this year. A new chapter will be posted every Monday* Part Two: Monkeys & Vines; an un usual combination By Morgan Pettersson. It was a very interesting first day in the Jungle. I awoke … Continue reading

Jungle Life: Part One

*This is the first in a four part series, detailing my time volunteering in Manu National Park in Peru in January this year. A new chapter will be posted every Monday* Part one: Getting There By Morgan Pettersson. We are finally here in the jungle after our ‘interesting’ ten-hour bus ride. Myself and three other … Continue reading