Trek Peru 2014 photo blog: Follow Alfie Alpaca and team as they take on South America

published on 6 Oct 2014

Our Trek Peru 2014 team are undertaking a gruelling trek to Machu Picchu in South America in support of Salvation Army
projects throughhout the United Kingdom and Republic or Ireland.

Follow them as they scale the dizzy heights of the Peruvian Andes.  [Latest blog updates are placed at the top of this page)

You can also track the team live on tour via GPS. Click here and use Password 1.

Tuesday 7 October

Alfie arrives at the community project and takes a well-deserved sip of Inca Kola (Peruvian cola).

Sunday 5 October

Twitpic courtesy of @Raven120

After being awake for 28 hours, the team enjoy more coach journeys and indulge in some much-needed steak at Longhorn Steak House. 

They're going to need that extra Peruvian protein before the trek begins.

Alfie's plane journey to Cusco from Lima.

Lorraine says he kept hydrated and stared out of the plane window - excited to see his family.

Saturday 4 October

It was an early start for Alfie Alpaca and team at on Saturday morning.

The journey began at Heathrow airport and a very long journey to the other side of the world.

Of course, Alfie had time to pose for pictures with our loyal fundraisers.

Wishing them all the best on their journey.

Friday 3 October

Getting excited now, the final preparations are made to our Challenge Event's Coordinator Lorraine's packing.

Can you spot Alfie Alpaca amongst her Trek Peru essentials?