Review: Familia

The Swedish filmmaker Mikael Wistrom first met the Barrientos family over 30 years ago whilst working on another film in Peru. He remained in contact with them and so heard about the hardships and tough decisions that they were facing. Knowing that their situation...

Pastoruri, Ice and Snow.

What a perfect day for the #FriFotos theme of snow and ice! I currently feel as though I am inside a snowglobe. It has not stopped snowing all day; endless flakes just dancing through the sky, each one miniscule, but together they are creating quite sizeable drifts. I...

Friday Photo: Picture-Perfect Arequipa

I am dipping my toe back into the fun that is #FriFotos and offering a Friday Photo on the theme of Curves – which sounds just too sensuous for a Friday lunchtime! Arequipa, Peru, has to be one of the most beautiful cities on the planet. Sitting pretty against a...

Friday Photo: A Portrait of Peru

I love blogging, I really do. There are so many enjoyable things about it, but today my particular fondness for it comes from the opportunity it gives me to look back through all my travel photos in order to select images for posts, and particularly for the Friday...

Friday Photo: Stars

When the #FriFotos theme for this week was announced over on Twitter, I got seriously excited. I mean, this is Starry-Eyed Travels, and the theme is STARS. Couldn’t be more perfect, really. Except, as I flicked through my photos, from all my trips, I realised I...
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