Travel Blogs from Huancayo, Peru

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Up, up and up, Colca Canyon to Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Up, up and up

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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Up at 4am in the pitch black but with beautiful stars and no moon. I am very nervous about the trek up as was so out of breath yesterday and am worried. We start our climb with torches up the rocky path and occasional steps. It starts to gradually get ...

One Month in Huancayo, Huancayo, Peru travel blog

One Month in Huancayo

A travel blog entry by allisonandjeff

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... going to a traditional animal market outside of town and some local ruins. Another weekend we saw some sights around Huancayo including a beautiful city park dedicated to the local indigenous culture, called the Parque de la Identidad Wanka. The ...

Help Us Help Huancayo's Kids, Huancayo, Peru travel blog

Help Us Help Huancayo's Kids

A travel blog entry by allisonandjeff

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... in several parts of Peru, and supports local orphanages with shoes, clothing and other materials. Huancayo is located in the central portion of Peru, in the Andes. Like many communities in the Andes, which are disproportionately indigenous, ...

between the market and dinner, Huancayo, Peru travel blog

between the market and dinner

A travel blog entry by whateverfun2

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hey everyone! we went to a sunday market in huancayo today and got a lot of stuff for a poquito dinero. Everything is relatively small and light so we can lug it around with us just some earrings made from gourd and carved, a woven tapestry, a woven ...

Huancayo- Home away from home for the next month, Huancayo, Peru travel blog

Huancayo- Home away from home for the next month

A travel blog entry by suze.lance

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... up a storm in the street. We have been warned of this food because our little sensitive bellys just could not handle the germs. The Huancayo people (yes that's right Huancas, said wankas) love to beep their horns. So there is a constant beep, beeep as the ...

busfahren: high danger!, Huancayo, Peru travel blog

busfahren: high danger!

A travel blog entry by joe_und_basti

... lonely planet steht, dass die fahrt nix fuer angsthasen ist. sind wir ja nicht. ein bisschen fertig kommen wir in huancayo an. wir finden natuerlich wieder sofort die unterkunft unserer wuensche. nach einer kleinen pause begehen wir die stadt. es ...

First weekend in Huancayo, Huancayo, Peru travel blog

First weekend in Huancayo

A travel blog entry by emmaireland

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... One More Time,´ and Ricky Martin´s ´Livin´ La Vida Loca´!!!! After that, we went clubbing in Taj Mahal, which for new traveller´s to Huancayo, is a series of different places, such as a bar, a club, and a karoake bar that are owned by the same ...

volunteering for a week, Huancayo, Peru travel blog

volunteering for a week

A travel blog entry by salkelely

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The new school, Huancayo, Peru travel blog

The new school

A travel blog entry by suze.lance

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Today we went to the new school. It was all very exciting, although when we got there it was a bit of a let down. The new school is someones house and still contains some of their things. The family returned home early in the afternoon and we all had to ...

Huancayo.  , Huancayo, Peru travel blog

Huancayo.

A travel blog entry by duglas1967

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... It was about the same size as Cusco but more modernized and the Inca tradition was no where to be found.  The people of Huancayo are very different than the people of Cusco, and very busy all the time, rushing from one place to the other, ...

Mantaro Valley, Huancayo, Peru travel blog

Mantaro Valley

A travel blog entry by sheena

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... was yesterday. Ok, today! We decided to go on a tour of all the different towns in the Mantaro (spelling?) valley, the valley where Huancayo is located. The tour was with a guy named Lucho. His grandma is the one whom the hostel is named after, and he ...

Escuela de Mantanas, Huancayo, Peru travel blog

Escuela de Mantanas

A travel blog entry by suze.lance

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Today my emotions have been yo-yofied. I woke up and excitedly set off to the school for the street kids. Billie and I arrived only to find an empty classroom. This is common, as the children often have to go to work instead. Most of these little cherubs ...

Crazy Livin - A Soap Opera with Emma Ireland, Huancayo, Peru travel blog

Crazy Livin - A Soap Opera with Emma Ireland

A travel blog entry by emmaireland

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... - he´d think of fun things to play while Lucho did his homework. Kiko was talented in playing the viola, the best player in Huancayo, while Lucho was, and still is, no. 1 Chellist. Kiko had an amazing ability to create new music and with all things ...

Happy Christmas!, Huancayo, Peru travel blog

Happy Christmas!

A travel blog entry by emmaireland

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... by the time he left it was twenty to ten.  Well, it was Christmas after all. The next day, it was time to leave Huancayo.  I´d had a lovely Christmas, but I have to admit I felt relief at the thought of going.  I was headed for the first ...

Peru from a Peruivians point of view., HISTORY OF PERU, Peru travel blog

Peru from a Peruivians point of view.

A travel blog entry by duglas1967

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... the Spanish abuse. One of these rebels was Juan Santos Atahualpa, who for many years became a threat for the Spanish rule. Huancayo proclaimed the national independence on November 20, 1820, and two years later, the Viceroyship of Torre Tagle bestowed it ...

Zentrum des Handwerks, Huancayo, Peru travel blog

Zentrum des Handwerks

A travel blog entry by bauerman

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Diesmal im Telegrammstil: Wohnen in einem "Museum", Casa de la abuela (=Haus der Oma), sehr alt, sehr schoen. Die Stadt ist eher schiarch, aber rundherum viele interessante Dinge zu erwandern: -Torre Torre: Sandsteinskulpturen die mit dem Brice Canyon ...

A robbing and a mobbing, Huancayo, Peru travel blog

A robbing and a mobbing

A travel blog entry by emmaireland

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...  when I visit them on Christmas day.  Then I said goodbye to some of the lovliest people I´ve met in Peru - it was sad, but right.  We were both moving on to good things, and I don´t doubt that they will ...

Volunteer life with ELC, Huancayo, Peru travel blog

Volunteer life with ELC

A travel blog entry by emmaireland

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... up big time. Aldo has since taken me to see the different types of projects its possible to work with in Huancayo. They include, teaching English to the teenagers and young adults in the ELC institute building itself; teaching ´mental stimulation´ ...

Huancayo Bergwanderung, Huancayo, Peru travel blog

Huancayo Bergwanderung

A travel blog entry by flitterjahr

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... Willy los. Zuerst fahren wir einige Stunden mit dem Auto bis auf 4.000 Meter, wo es auch schon merklich kuehler ist als in Huancayo, und ab dort starten wir unsere Wanderung. Zuerst geht es relativ steil hoch bis zum Pass auf 4.600 Meter. Bei der duennen ...

Huancayo, where the dogs roam free, Huancayo, Peru travel blog

Huancayo, where the dogs roam free

A travel blog entry by justshonaeno

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... I do scream a lot, ie girly screams) but have no inclination to watch it whatsoever.  Good times! Tested the nightlife of Huancayo (and a lot of the alcoholic beverages) and am pleased to say that the nightlife is odd but good.  I saw a live ...

My last day in Huancayo, Huancayo, Peru travel blog

My last day in Huancayo

A travel blog entry by suze.lance

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... organisers house and not into an orphanage that we were made to believe. So that means today we did our final exploring of Huancayo. We went to the markets which were amazing. Although I was a little horrified to discover that what I thought was a ...

Part of the Family, Huancayo, Peru travel blog

Part of the Family

A travel blog entry by hudsondino

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The bus ride to Huancayo was awful. I was a little ill to start with and as we climbed in altitude, I really suffered. I was sick in the toilet on the bus and for some reason my fillings started to give me pain. I finally got off the hellish bus journey ...

tuerme!, Huancayo, Peru travel blog

tuerme!

A travel blog entry by joe_und_basti

... die stadt zu laufen. ein paar scheinen sogar spass daran zu haben. hier praesentieren sich scheinbar alle schulen von huancayo, die anzahl ist gewaltig. zwischen drin auch immer wieder leute mit gewehr-imitationen. als wir genug von marschmusik haben, ...

Where am I now?  How did I get here?, Huancayo, Peru travel blog

Where am I now? How did I get here?

A travel blog entry by justshonaeno

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... travelling through Argentina, Bolivia and Peru in less than....what....5 days maybe.  It's all in order to get here, to Huancayo, but that story's for another day! So, Salta ended as well as it started.  Basically with me getting kicked out ...

The start of THE trek, Machu Picchiu, Peru travel blog

The start of THE trek

A travel blog entry by mrewkowski

We got up nice and early, around 5 am, to pack our stuff, grab a bite to eat and get ready to be picked up. We were both feeling the effects of the previous night and spent most of the three hour drive to our starting place trying to sleep. That was ...

Awesome ride!, Huancayo, Peru travel blog

Awesome ride!

A travel blog entry by bocalee

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... , down into the low 50's I'm guessing, and most of the ride was over 14,000 feet.  In one own there were 2 roads to Huancayo, and after going up the really crappy one about 1/2 mile we found the better one.  Even so this day was super long, and ...

Off the gringo trail..., Huancayo, Peru travel blog

Off the gringo trail...

A travel blog entry by eugenecash

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... says hello in this area.  The weather was wonderful and again the town is surrounded by mountains. Apparently Huancayo is becoming a slightly more touristic destination, however we only saw about 4 other gringos the whole time we were ...

Lucho´s birthday and three graduations, Huancayo, Peru travel blog

Lucho´s birthday and three graduations

A travel blog entry by emmaireland

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On Saturday, it was time to go shopping for the puppy I´d promised Macca for Christmas.  We had walked through the streets of Huancayo earlier this week for two hours, to no avail.  We had seen a male Minature Snauzer of four months old, who ...

Huancayo, Peru, Huancayo, Peru travel blog

Huancayo, Peru

A travel blog entry by epijuarez

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Arrivee a Huancayo, Huancayo, Peru travel blog

Arrivee a Huancayo

A travel blog entry by bourlingueur

Nous arrivons a Huancayo a 4h45 et dormons dans la gare jusqu'a 6h30. Au reveil, je me prend une Chicha chaude, boisson tres consistante a base de mais pre-mache, c'est delicieux. Nous allons prendre un vrai expresso (tres rare) avec un petit dej dans un ...

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