Category Archives: Diary

30th August 2018 – Ballestas Island

I’ve booked to do the 10am Ballestas Island tour today, which means I get to enjoy a lie in and a leisurely breakfast before heading out. Kokopelli do an okay spread – essentially one portion of scrambled eggs (you need … Continue reading

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28th August 2018 – Lima

I had planned to spend the day exploring the Miraflores and photographing anything I found interesting, andn go check out the catacombs. However, when I wake up, it’s to a new discovery – a pair of red, rash-like rings around … Continue reading

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27th August 2018 – Lima

Casa de Mochilero is probably best described as a tolerable hostel.  The beds are definitely not the comfiest or the warmest – they’re thin and hard, but I do manage to get some sleep.  And as an added bonus, the … Continue reading

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26th August 2018 – Onwards to Lima

I was right. Location, location, location. No clue how much I actually slept, but I was woken from honest to god sleep at 4am by the airport tannoy announcing that they’d be testing the fire alarm, and when I looked … Continue reading

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25th August 2018 – Kelowna

As expected, I end up spending my very short time in Kelowna mostly in a daze. I have to be up at 6 in order to get my gear into the wash before the hostel starts doing their own sheets, … Continue reading

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24th August 2018 – The Bus Ride That Never Ends

It appears my luck with buses is to continue being disastrous. After getting to spend a lazy morning getting ready, I leave YWCA and hop into a taxi to grab the 9:15 bus to Kelowna. It shows up late, but … Continue reading

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23rd August 2018 – Johnstone Canyon

After talking to the receptionist and looking at the still very smoky sky above Banff, I decide to try the very worn and popular Johnstone Canyon as my hike for the day. Not so much a hike as a walk, … Continue reading

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