I originally wrote this post with notebook and pen after spending a night on Isla de Sol, Lake Titicaca to decide my next steps travelling.

Every traveller talks about the ups and downs you feel on the road. The ups are easy – travelling with great people, seeing amazing sights and feeling comfortable in your surroundings. The downs are often described as being alone (when you don’t necessarily want to be), ill health or unfortunate situations.

Over the last month, an urge to head home had been brewing. Everyone knows, these urges come and go. Until then, I had just naturally, quietly quelled the thoughts and carried on full steam ahead.

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