This is my experience of taking a career break to travel, as a woman and someone stereotypically older than a gap year backpacker. I relive the doubts, the choices and the results.
Astroblog: the world’s darkest valley
The drive through the valley is literally called Ruta de las Estrellas, or Route of the Stars. I set up my camera and tried to capture some of the fabulous constellations we learned about.
Arse over tit: the Bolivian death road
I start off a bit more confident, I’m going a bit faster and the group have regular breaks to gather together and take photos. That's when I go wrong for the second time.