Sandboarding in Peru

This is me taking the inaugural run down the first (and smallest) hill of the afternoon. The best part is when the guy filming says “poof” by chance at the very moment that I wipe out. And if you look really closely, I come out of my tumbling somersault on my feet like a gymnast landing a routine…

012305 Peru vs Chile, Cuzco, Peru

On January 23rd, 2005 I was cooling my heels in Cuzco, Peru seeing the sites and waiting for my Inca Trail trek to Machu Picchu to begin. Cuzco is at an elevation of 3,400 metres and I promised myself I wouldn’t drink until I had climatized to the thin air. However…