So you know what a short gap is and you've decided that it's for you. Awesome! But what do you do now? How do you go about planning your short gap?
Want the gap year experience but only have a university break or work holiday window to play with? Sounds like it's time for you to take a short gap!
By pure coincidence, myself and my VentureCo group Himalaya 22 found ourselves at Everest Base Camp three days before the Tenzing Hilllary Everest Base Camp Marathon was due to start. One of our porters had decide he wanted to enter it having run it last year and I casually asked if I could do it too, not really expecting anything to come of it.
Amazing gapper Jeremy Fitch cycled the length of Chile at 54! We thought that deserved some sort of mention, so we caught up with him to find out all about the trip, from what inspired it to what his best and worst experiences were to what he thought of Chile. Read this interview to find out all about Jeremy's trip.
After hiking the Inca Trail to Macchu Pichu and in and out of the Colca Canyon in the space of a week I was more than ready to see what else Peru had to offer. Hiking was out, R and R in the sun and the sand were definitely in. Here the sole activities consisted of sunbathing and more intriguingly, sandboarding.