Not far away from the bustle of Mexico City you will find a charismatic neighborhood called San Angel (pronounced San -Ankal) there’s something about the G in spanish I don’t yet understand. San Angel: Markets of Mexico City was last modified: December 26th, 2014 by Jo

Not many places in the world will you observe the equilibrium of old and new carried off with as much sophistication as in Madrid.  While it may lack the glitz of Barcelona, the characteristic architecture of Paris or the popularity of Seville, it has plenty of romance of its own. The Sophistication of Madrid, Read More

The blue sky stretches over the sun-lit valley, and it seems no wonder the Incas were worshippers of the sun. A spectacular view of the sacred valley emerges as we make a steep descent down a couple of thousand feet. The road is windy and the scenery is quite a contrast to the city of, Read More

This is Part 2 of our Amazon Jungle trip, Part 1 is here  if you’d like to read it first. Everywhere, from forest floor to the treetops, the jungle was seething with all manner of life from small ants to giant otters. The Wild and Untamed Amazon Part 2 was last modified: January 3rd,, Read More

Long before the Spanish discovered South America, the native populations knew how to cultivate an incredible array of plants.  They developed elaborate irrigation systems, and terraced the steep Andean mountain slopes to make them more suitable for growing food.They acclimatised their seed to grow at high altitude and grew corn, lima beans, potatoes, sweet potatoes, chilli, Read More