Cusco & Machu Picchu

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We’re finally here in Peru, a country that had haunted the dreams of Thomas since the Adventures of Tintin: the Prisoners of the Sun. Perú, the land of the Incas, llamas and condors. We arrived in Cusco exhausted having spent more than 34 hours in airplanes and airports, and dumped our backpacks at the Wild […]

From the West to the Wine Country

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We were sad to leave Wanaka, and the farmers market on the warm winter evening, however we wanted to try cover some of the 400km distance to Franz Josef glacier on that day. Like us, Frank and Rachel were spending nights in Dept. Of Conservation campsites, plus the odd night at a paid site. We […]

Saving money for travel

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Saving money towards travelling was no easy job. From the very beginning we’ve had a rough idea of how much money we would need to have put aside in order to have both our travel but also our come back covered.  We would travel until the money runs out and  then have enough money to […]