Monthly Archives: October 2011

Across The Andes By Prog (Monday 31 October)

I woke at 0600 and listened to my iPod Shuffle as I got myself organised. Crippled Black Phoenix – We Forgotten Who We Are Eddie Vedder – Hard Sun Katie Buckhaven – Running Blind Today was supposed to be an … Continue reading

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Across The Andes By Prog (Sunday 30 October)

I woke at 0515.  I looked out of the tent and the ground was indeed covered with snow. I had been hot in my Rab sleeping bag on the Friday night, but last night had slept in my thermals, socks, red … Continue reading

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Across The Andes By Prog (Saturday 29 October)

I cannot remember if I mentioned we walked 7km yesterday.  It would be longer today.  I know I mentioned the sun.  It was pouring with rain when we woke up.  Still, that was bound to just be a short shower, … Continue reading

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Across The Andes By Prog (Friday 28 October)

So, this was it.  I have hopefully given the impression that I thoroughly enjoyed the first few days in Peru, because I honestly did.  But now we were getting to the part which drew me to this particular trip – … Continue reading

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Across The Andes By Prog (Thursday 27 October)

I woke during the night at 0300 and 0500.  Pretty much getting used to that by now.  The good thing was that my camera battery had charged overnight.  The bad thing was that my socks had not dried.  At least … Continue reading

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Across The Andes By Prog (Wednesday 26 October)

The hotel is not Conde de Lemons, it is Conde de Lemos.  I’ve most likely insulted some god with that mistake.  Their restaurant is named Lluvia, and this morning I help myself to two bowls of their sugar puffs and … Continue reading

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Across The Andes By Prog (Tuesday 25 October)

Russ and I had a look at the altitude sickness chart and we scored zero for all categories apart from sleep, where we scored 3 out of 4.  The lower the number the better…but the reason we scored so low … Continue reading

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Across The Andes By Prog (Monday 24 October)

So, I woke at 0100.  And then at 0200.  And then at 0300, and decided to get up and get ready.  The wakeup call came at 0400 and if I had been asleep I reckon I would have missed the … Continue reading

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Across The Andes By Prog (Sunday 23 October)

Well, this should be a ripping yarn.  Especially as I am typing on a Peruvian keyboard in the hotel and some of the symbols either do not exist, or are on other keys and not shown on the keys themselves, … Continue reading

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She – The Musical, The House Gig

The reason behind this gig was to raise money for the performances of She – The Musical which will take place in Cheltenham in February 2012, and Rob Henderson had managed to fit over 30 of us into his front … Continue reading

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