In 2016 I travelled to South America to enjoy visits to Lima and Cusco in Peru before travelling on to La Paz and Uyuni in Bolivia. The trip involved preparation to travel at altitude as Cusco in Peru is more than 3,300m above sea level, whilst La Paz in Bolivia sits at more than 3,600m above sea level.
Altitude sickness can affect anybody no matter how healthy you may be. It’s important to take precautions where possible and to stay alert to the danger signs, seeking medical advice if necessary. Continue reading Top 5 tips for surviving altitude sickness