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My New e-Book: The Backpacker’s Guide to the Inca Trail by Jonny Blair

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I’m delighted to release my latest e-Book, The Backpackers Guide to the Inca Trail! Back in 2010 I hiked the real Inca Trail in Peru and it was always my dream to release a book about it to help others …

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My Top 5 Camping Memories!

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As I celebrate the 10 year mark of being away from Northern Ireland by camping out in the desert at Wadi Rum with Rum Stars (AMAZING!), I thought it was a good time to share my top 5 camping moments …

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Peru For Less! Gotta Love the Inca Trail…

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  If you’ve followed me on my YouTube Channel, you’ll know how much I love to make random “on the road videos” (almost 5,000 travel videos since 2007!) well today I got reminiscing about the Inca Trail (I did it …

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How To Spend Christmas Day As A Traveller

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Christmas Day was a special time for me when I was younger. Always off school or work, always getting together with the family, always giving and receiving presents. However since I upped and left Northern Ireland a decade ago, my …

Travel Myths Busted: Part 3 – The Fake Inca Trail

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What? There’s a ‘FAKE’ Inca Trail?? Yes, there is and every single day unaware travellers sign up for it and do it without even knowing. I’m here to tell you how to make sure you do the real Inca Trail, …

The Lost Inca City of Machu Picchu

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The four day hike was complete and we assembled in our group, outside the lost Inca City of Machu Picchu in Peru. If you want to follow these posts in sequence then start at Inca Trail Day 1 – Part …

Inca Trail Day 4 Part 3: “The Final Triumphant Descent”

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And so on Christmas morning 2010 in the Peruvian mountains with a sky of cloud, mist and rain I lived out one of my lifelong dreams – to visit Machu Picchu. This part of the trail was by far the …

Inca Trail Day 4 Part 2: Intipunku/Sun Gate

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Dave and I walked most of this bit together, from the Winay Wayna Guard Post to Intipunku. I don’t remember much of it, other than there were a few gentle climbs and generally everyone just wanted to speed onwards. Indeed …

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