Postcard From… Colca Canyon, Peru

Colca Canyon

Welcome to this week’s Postcard From – the feature where I chat to some lucky explorer about their recent travels. If you would like to take part please get in touch – hello@emilyluxton.co.uk or @em_luxton – I would love to hear from you! This week, I’ve been chatting to the lovely Two…

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An Ice Cold Adventure in Bolivia

Last week, while I was shivering my toes off sightseeing in a slightly snowy Brussels, I spotted the awesome new Ice Cold Adventures campaign from outdoor clothing brand Berghuas. They’re publishing a list of their top five ice cold adventures over the next couple of weeks – like Helvellyn in the Lake…

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Photo Friday – Uyuni Train Cemetery

Today’s Photo Friday comes from the city of Uyuni in Bolivia. On the outskirts of town, in this grey desert wasteland, is a huge train cemetery filled with rusting relics of Uyuni’s glory days as a transport hub. Now, the warped metals and graffiti-strewn rusted engines make an adventurous playground,…

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Postcard From… El Chino, Peru

Welcome to this week’s Postcard From – the feature where I chat to some lucky explorer about their recent travels. If you would like to take part please get in touch – hello@emilyluxton.co.uk or @em_luxton – I would love to hear from you! This week’s Postcard is from Hannah, the blogger behind…

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Paragliding

Our first week in Colombia seems like so long ago now I can hardly believe it. Way back in February, Sam and I flew from the UK to Colombia to kick off our five month trip in South America. The trip was the biggest adventure of my life, and the adventures…

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Death Road Photos

I’ve finally gotten around to sorting through the photos that our tour group, Altitude, sent me after we biked Death Road with them in La Paz, Bolivia. It was a pretty bright day so most of them were a tiny bit over-exposed, but I’ve given them a tweak to bring…

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Packing for South America: Trekking Trousers

Did you know mosquitoes can bite through clothes? Neither did I, until I wore my leggings hiking in Colombia and later found my legs covered in big red bites. Lucky for me, I have a walking mosquito repellent in the form of Sam, who is apparently so delicious to the…

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