Paddington and Pisco

A pair of Pelicans sitting on a rock facing right
Photo by Alexander Schimmeck on Unsplash

Author’s note: ‘Paddington and Pisco’ is the fourth chapter of my book ‘From dementia to adventure, which explains my reasons for traveling to Peru in 2001. You can also read the first chapter, Dementing in London. Take a look at the full index of chapters or dive straight into the jungle chapter called By boat to Iquitos.

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Neil Mapes

Neil Mapes

Beach wanderer, sea swimmer, trail runner and charity leader. Loving life in the Highlands of Scotland.

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