Tag: Shipromatum

Sand Boarding in Peru

Part 2 – Ica Day Trip Adventures After a wonderful tour of Islas Ballestas AKA Poor Man’s Galapagos in the morning, we returned to our hotel, Villa Jasmin, in Ica and relaxed before our sunset tour of the Huacachina Sand Dunes.    We felt really spoilt with our […]

Retreat to Lima

If we had stuck to my original 6 week Peru/Bolivia itinerary, we would be on a 10 hour bus ride from Cusco to Lake Titicaca (12,555ft), the world’s highest navigable lake. Instead of getting off the plane in Cusco from Puerto Maldonado (main town outside of Tambopata Rainforest), […]

Heart of the Rainforest

“If I hear the word ‘activity’ one more time, I think I’m going to cry,” Kees said, speaking my mind perfectly. Having risen that morning at 4a.m. for the first activity, we arrived back at the lodge at 10 am, given just a couple hours free time before […]

FREE! FREE!! FREE!!!

“I Grew My Boobs in China” ebook is now FREE until September 22nd! Don’t miss this chance to read Volume #1 in the “Sihpromatum” travel memoir series.   If you need a copy in PDF or EPUB format for your Kobo (or eReader other than Kindle) just shoot me a […]

Monkey-Eating Harpy Eagle

A slightly painful 3:30am rise to watch the sunrise over the rainforest left us exhausted. We only had a couple hours to rest after breakfast before our private guide, Jair, was knocking at our door. Because it is so remote and a hotspot for wildlife, it’s not uncommon […]

Happy Birthday Ammon Salmon

Everyone please help me wish my big brother Ammon a wonderful 36th birthday!!! Have I ever told you about this absurdly cool dude? Well, if you don’t know, Ammon rhymes with salmon, and he is one of the big stars of my “Sihpromatum” travel memoir series. Though I […]