In the third instalment about my recent South American trip, I stay the night with a local family on Lake Titicaca, visit Incan ruins, and learn what a hangover feels like at 4000m above sea level.
In La Paz, Bolivia, we explore the Witches Market and learn about some of the rituals and offerings of the Aymara people, including human sacrifice that might still go on today.
So long, adios, see you all later. I’m off on a Peruvian adventure. For a month I’ll be trekking to Incan temples, exploring sand-swept cemeteries, and trying in vain to get all my shiny things back from mischievous Amazonian monkeys.
Steff: I don’t often do guest blogs here, because I’m a bit greedy about sharing you guys, and after the 500th email request from guest bloggers wanting to write about SEO or penis enlargements, I am somewhat jaded about their value. However, I make exceptions for awesome people, like Death […]
When I was about 7, I read a Goosebumps book called Curse of the Mummy. Remember those books? The formulaic horror-lite for kids by R L Stine and his army of ghostwriters. Well, I loved ’em. Between me and my sister we practically collected the whole set. But curse of […]