Kit's passion for travel started when he studied Geography at Edge Hill University. His travels first saw him teaching English in China, then coaching tennis in the United States, more recently he has been mountaineering in the Himalayas. After completing his degree, he worked for a digital marketing agency, making the move to Latin Routes in 2017.

His Latin American travels have seen him visit Peru where he undertook the Lares Adventure to Machu Picchu, a luxury lodge to lodge trekking experience run by Mountain Lodges of Peru. Costa Rica, which he visited with 3 other members of the Latin Routes team. And Patagonia, where he landed on Cape Horn with Australis, did the 'W' trek in Torres del Paine with Ecocamp and went skiing in Cerro Castor, the Southernmost resort in the world.

Kit's favourite hotel in Latin America is Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo. If you are night stopping in Aguas Callientes on the way to visit Machu Picchu, then this is the hotel for you. It deserves much more than a one-night break as the hotel itself offers a truly immersive ecotourism experience in the heart of the cloud forest. When Kit was there, he was lucky enough to see an Andean Cock of the Rock, the rare and elusive national bird of Peru. The hotel also has a spectacled bear rehabilitation centre, where you can see the real-life Paddington bears for yourself.

If you have the option, climb Cerro Ferrier in Torres del Paine. Ecocamp and Explora, both do halfday hikes to a viewpoint halfway up. Cerro Ferrier is often-overlooked in favour of the more famous routes on the 'W', but the hike enjoys astounding views of the Southern Patagonian ice field (the third largest ice sheet in the world, after Antarctica and Greenland) and passes through untouched sub-Antarctic forest. It provides a vivid contrast to the popular tourist trails on the main ‘W circuit’. This route will give you a much greater appreciation of the sheer scale and beauty of the Patagonian wilderness in its natural state.

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