Author: Toby Bailey


Chiclayo – Welcome to the Peruvian desert

I have to confess I have never really thought about Peru. I know it has Amazon stuff, llamas, Andes and of course Machu Picchu. I also know that’s where Paddington comes from. And on...


C is for Cuenca, that’s good enough for me!

Cuenca is C for cool! A thriving city: it strikes a balance between looking good, having everything you need, stylish-but-friendly people, nuns, vegetarian restaurants and a very grumpy barber-ess.


Baños and a Shy Volcano

Baños, adventure capital of Ecuador, sits under the mighty Tungarahua volcano (5023m), which is so active that very recently its output actually caused the road into Baños to be blocked. Consequently, our esteemed and conservative...