Machu Picchu is 2,430m above sea-level, situated on an 'eyebrow' between the Andes and the rainforest. Built in the fifteenth century Machu Picchu was abandoned when the Inca Empire was conquered by the Spaniards in the sixteenth century, although the Spanish never found Machu Picchu. It was rediscovered in 1911 and since then has been … Continue reading Machu Picchu!
I have already started to catalogue the things I will miss most about leaving here. Today I paid rent for my apartment here for the last time, and I walked home hyper-aware of the clumble of cars across the cobblestoned streets, the sky, heavy with clouds behind the rounded church domes and the street carts … Continue reading Oaxaca: A Love Letter
One of my favourite things about living in Oaxaca is the ever-changing skies. Living in a valley, we don't get the postcard perfect sunsets you get at the beach - as the mountains snaffle the light of the dying sun each evening; but we do get the most amazing skies with endlessly different cloud formations. … Continue reading The Amazing Clouds of Oaxaca