Sydney woman food poising 'hell' on Machu Picchu trek

A young woman has told of her 'literal hell' after she got severe food poising while climbing Machu Picchu in South America.

Renata Yannoulis, from Sydney, and her friends were completing a five-day trek to the ancient Incan city in the Andes Mountains, when they all became violently ill.

'It was hell. It was literal hell,' Ms Yannoulis told The Daily Telegraph.

Renata Yannoulis, from Sydney, (pictured) and her friends were completing a five-day trek to the ancient Incan city in the Andes Mountains, when they all became violently ill 

Renata Yannoulis, from Sydney, (pictured) and her friends were completing a five-day trek to the ancient Incan city in the Andes Mountains, when they all became violently ill 

A young woman has told of her 'literal hell' after she got severe food poising while climbing Machu Picchu in South America (pictured centre with friends) 

A young woman has told of her 'literal hell' after she got severe food poising while climbing Machu Picchu in South America (pictured centre with friends) 

The 26-year-old, who works in advertising, said they chose one of the cheapest companies to do the trek with- a decision she regrets in hindsight.

'The porters who were preparing our food for us along the camping experience probably weren't using any hygiene standards. A couple of

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