It happens to most of us – we look wistfully at travel magazines and programs on TV that show people traveling to exotic places, be it adventure trips or just holidays to relax. We look at them and sigh and wish we could just get up and go too. And most of the time, we simply flip
The Land of Incas has Intrigued Many Around the World and So Were We. With a bit of skepticism and oodles of spirit of adventure our group of 4 ladies, set aside on this adventure trip about 2 weeks to visit Peru. Arjan of ‘Getupandgo adventures’tailored custom package tour a hectic schedule for us and
The decision to go on the Friendship Peak trek was made in an instant – the misgivings started soon after – I hadn’t trekked for a couple of years, never at that altitude (14,000+), and I was on the wrong side of 50. I needn’t have worried. Wonderfully organized by the Get up and Go
It is bounded in the north by the Spiti-Lahaul valleys and the Great Himalayan National Park, to the south by the higher ranges of the Sivaliks and the Gangotri – Yamunotri glaciers, to the east by Tibet and you enter heaven from the west. As can be expected, it is an ancient land that was home
When we decided to go to Peru for a holiday to basically see Macchu Picchu, one of the most exciting adventure trips, none of us knew what to expect. After a long and ardous flight from Chennai we landed in Peru’s cosmopolitan capital Lima. We had all heard a few horror stories about crime
Pico Iyer on Travel: We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel, next, to find ourselves. We travel to open our hearts and eyes and learn more about the world than our newspapers will accommodate. We travel to bring what little we can, in our ignorance and knowledge, to those parts of the globe whose riches are differently dispersed. And we travel, in essence, to become young fools again — to slow time down and get taken in, and fall in love once more.
Also known as: High altitude cerebral edema; Altitude anoxia; Altitude sickness; Mountain sickness; High altitude pulmonary edema Acute mountain sickness is an illness that can affect mountain climbers, hikers, skiers, or travelers at high altitude (typically above 8,000 feet or 2,400 meters). Causes, incidence, and risk factors Acute mountain sickness is due to a combination