10:07 AM We were both woken abruptly by a thud on the canvas. Leopard? Elephant? I scrambled for our tent's window.
These adventures only take a few hours but they will linger long in the memory.
This is not a horse trek - "it's a journey, it's an adventure, it's an experience".
There is no feeling quite like standing at the foot of the world's tallest mountain range – above the clouds, above the stress of modern life.
This punishingly hot lowland is home to immense salt flats. colourful sulfur pools and the "smoking mountain".