Secret World volunteer Sue treks the Inca Trail to raise cash for the charity

PUBLISHED: 19:00 08 August 2017 | UPDATED: 09:04 09 August 2017

Sue Wells raised £515 for Secret World. Picture: Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Sue Wells raised £515 for Secret World. Picture: Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Secret World Wildlife Rescue

A volunteer at Secret World Wildlife Rescue has raised £515 for the charity by walking the Inca Trail in Peru.

The view of Machu Pichu from the Sun Gate. Picture: Secret World Wildlife RescueThe view of Machu Pichu from the Sun Gate. Picture: Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Sue Wells has been volunteering for the charity in East Huntspill for eight years.

She is a trained bird handler and animal carer and acts as a response driver for the animal rescue charity.

She 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.

Sue Wells at Machu Picchu. Picture: Secret World Wildlife RescueSue Wells at Machu Picchu. Picture: Secret World Wildlife Rescue

“As 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.

“On 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.”

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