With just 5 weeks to go until we head off to Peru, I thought that it was about time I read the guide book!
Top Peru Facts:
- The population of Peru is almost 28 million – that’s over 5 times that of Scotland!
- The highest point in the country is 6768m above sea level – the highest point we’ll be reaching on our trek is at Dead Woman’s Pass, which is just shy of 4200m.
- Peru’s national dish is called Cerviche – fresh fish soaked in lime juice and chilles – yum!
- Access to the Inca Trail is limited to just 200 trekkers per day. Tickets have to be booked around 9 months in advance. We’re really very lucky to be able to take part in this challenge.
However, by far and away my favourite Peru fact is that as a group, we’ve already raised over £30,000 to fight Motor Neurone Disease – and that amount is only going to grow. I’m so very proud to be a part of it.