Rising out of the Zocalo in Mexico City are the numerous towers of the Metropolitan Cathedral. It’s the first thing you see despite the crowds! Metropolitan Cathedral: Mexico City was last modified: November 24th, 2014 by Jo

I’ve often make the comment not another ‘ABC’ ! Affectionately known as (another bloody cathedral)… we can’t seem  help ourselves going into every one …is that the fear of missing out on something? 6 Stunning Sacred Places of Guanajuato was last modified: December 26th, 2014 by Jo

Climbing to the Clock Towers at  La Basilica in Quito is fun –  but it’s no Stairway to Heaven. As if Quito is not high enough we are going higher. Unlike climbing to the bell tower at Notre Dame with the safety of handrails and enclosed stairs, climbing to the top of the La, Read More

Dancing through the streets of Cusco the fifteen saints and virgins from nearby churches are paraded to the beat of the enchanting Peruvian music, all in celebration of Corpus Christi. It’s a vibrant beat and thousands of strong, well dressed men ‘dance’ the patron saints from their church to the main cathedral. Corpus Christi, Read More

Dubbed ‘The Reliquary of the Americas’ with some 40 churches and chapels, and 16 convents and monasteries with their respective cloisters in the Old Town alone, it’s easy to understand why. Most people use Quito as a stop over for the nights either side of Galapagos Islands. We are so glad we have longer to explore this, Read More

High up, very high up, in fact 11,000 feet above the sea, in very thin air sits the intriguing city of Cusco. Often referred to as the ‘Navel of the World’, the umbilical life-giver, the puma, the stealthy predator, Cusco has a long and interesting history. On Top of the World in Cusco was last, Read More