Cordillera Huayhuash Circuit plus Inca Trail to Machu Picchu: photos and notes

I’ve started to upload my photos from our four weeks in Peru to my Peru, July/August 2013 set on Flickr. Hazel’s photos were online within days of our return. Read the backstory here, but in summary we were booked on two trips with KE Adventure Travel, the Cordillera Huayhuash Circuit and the Inca Trail to … Continue reading “Cordillera Huayhuash Circuit plus Inca Trail to Machu Picchu: photos and notes”

Cordillera Huayhuash Circuit plus Inca Trail to Machu Picchu: we’re back

…. belatedly, as Hazel and I actually landed on Saturday evening, but first thing on Sunday Phil and I headed over to Bristol for Cam and Dave’s wedding and I’ve only just got on top of unpacking and washing, and downloading my 1862 photos. The Huayhuash Circuit was great – a fab group, plenty of … Continue reading “Cordillera Huayhuash Circuit plus Inca Trail to Machu Picchu: we’re back”

Cordillera Huayhuash Circuit plus Inca Trail to Machu Picchu: map plus Andean Trails’ top 10 things to do in Huaraz

I treated myself to the Alpenvereinskarte 0/3c map of the Cordillera Huayhuash (Perú) from Stanfords a couple of weeks ago. I couldn’t resist… and the recommended map has to be sent from the US. Also picked up Kathy Jarvis’s Top 10 things to do in Huaraz, Peru (via @AndeanTrails). I particularly like the sound of … Continue reading “Cordillera Huayhuash Circuit plus Inca Trail to Machu Picchu: map plus Andean Trails’ top 10 things to do in Huaraz”

Cordillera Huayhuash Circuit plus Inca Trail to Machu Picchu: kit bags and T shirts

Our KE kit bags and T shirts have arrived, and I’ve treated myself to two new pairs of trekking trousers – so hopefully there won’t be any more photos of me with hems flapping around my ankles. On the long length trouser front, I went for Gelert Women’s Hill Walking Trousers and Terrain Trekking Trousers, … Continue reading “Cordillera Huayhuash Circuit plus Inca Trail to Machu Picchu: kit bags and T shirts”

Cordillera Huayhuash Circuit plus Inca Trail to Machu Picchu: we’re booked!

The summer’s big trek has finally come into focus – we’re off to Peru with (new to us) KE Adventure Travel. Despite a lengthy look at Ladakh none of the trips I found felt quite right, so I decided to revisit out the Huayhuash / Cordillera Blanca trek trips I’d picked out last summer – … Continue reading “Cordillera Huayhuash Circuit plus Inca Trail to Machu Picchu: we’re booked!”