Vintage travel photography Encounter Overland adventures (circa early ’70s)

My parents were explorers – avid travellers who were among the original backpackers. They were contemporaries of the Wheelers (founders of Lonely Planet), although explored varying routes right throughout Africa, South America and Asia. In the ’70s, my parents scored jobs with Encounter Overland (EO), one of the early companies to specialise in international and off-the-beaten-track adventure travel. [...]

Travel adventures: Guest traveller profile – Kim Shields on Peru

Another day, another guest interview, and tonight I’m excited to offer some insights into one that is definitely on my own ‘to do’ list, PERU. Simply *amazing*. Name: Kim Shields Occupation: Teacher Age: 33 Destination: Peru What’s so cool about this place? Peru is filled with amazing scenery, people and wildlife. Every town and city has an interesting history to [...]