SOUTH AMERICA

PERU: Lake Sandoval, Amazonia: Mundos Intocados – Untouched Worlds.
As soon as we emerged out onto the lake from the dense jungle undergrowth and sky-filtered treetop canopy, the last rays of sunlight cast a golden syrupy glow on the outer edge of the entangled, eerie rainforest – nighttime was about to turn this part of Amazonia into a place that only animals and insects venture into.
VENEZUELA: Where Angels Dared To Tread
Nowadays, many seasoned travellers journey through South American countries reliving their youth, occasionally using well-travelled backpacks from a bygone era. It seems a nostalgic way to travel again, a cool way to stop at funky hotels where travellers of all-ages swap ‘don’t-venture-there’ type tales.