World volunteer treks Inca Trail to raise cash for charity
local volunteer at Secret World Wildlife Rescue in East Huntspill
has raised funds for the organisation by walking the Inca Trail
Wells has been volunteering for the charity near Burnham-On-Sea
for over eight years.
a trained animal carer, bird handler and also helps as a response
driver for the wildlife rescue charity.
said: "I had always wanted to go to Machu Picchu for my 60th
birthday. I booked a holiday to Peru with a friend which would culminate
in walking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu."
Secret World is such a big part of my life... I decided to get sponsored
for the walk. I enjoyed every second of the trail even though at
times it was very strenuous and the altitude made it difficult."
the final morning, we got up at 3.45am in order to reach the Sun
Gate and see the sun rise over the mountains and bring light to
Machu Picchu. That was quite a magical moment."