Para-Monte; Beyond The Mountain

Read to be educated. Save a life, change a life. Knowledge is power. Not so many days ago I took a trip to the South Coast of England to meet with the lovely family who run the charity Paramonte.org. After my personal scarring experience in Peru of severe altitude sickness, it has completely inspired me to raise further awareness of the condition as there is such little information on the matter. And if we do not seek to help others in this mad world, what else can we do? Paramonte’s aim is to simply educate others on the potential severity…

Peru: Altitude Warning

As much as I intended to disappear for the summer, my recent events well let’s say, have been rather unpredictable. I feel as though it’s necessary to write about my experience and warn others who are also planning on travelling to Peru, or anywhere with a high altitude. The potential severity of altitude sickness is a frightening matter and raising awareness is the best way to prevent others from danger. When I planned on spending half of my summer in South America, altitude sickness was nothing I had considered with great importance. I assumed if I was sick, it would…

The Greatest of Eras – Family Archives

The Greatest of Eras. The best of my family Archives. The collection below are the most beautiful photographs I’ve never seen before – it was such a pleasant surprise to find these at my last visit to my Nana’s house. I am most envious of the life my Great Grandparents had growing up in the 20’s. It was so appropriate to come across these photographs right before I leave my family and England for good. And for my Grandparents. My Grandfather’s bike. ‘Stripped’. My Grandfather’s time in the Middle East. Lonely travelling souls… And the curse of being married at…