Travel Blogs from La Merced, Peru

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Exploring the Central Sierra, Oxapampa, Peru travel blog

Exploring the Central Sierra

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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"Hey, I want to rent your motorcycle."   This is kinda' the summary of my week long foray into the Central Sierra; a region of mild weather and numerous laid back towns and villages among cloud forest and other pre-jungle flora.  The weird thing ...

Lick The Windows, Tingo Maria, Peru travel blog

Lick The Windows

A travel blog entry by irax

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After having the near mugging I got on the overnight bus to Tingo Maria. I was still in a strange mood and was telling anyone that looked in my direction about what had just happened. They were all very nice about it, being really concerned. The guy that ...

Unexpected Return from the Huayhuash, LLamac, Peru travel blog

Unexpected Return from the Huayhuash

A travel blog entry by jeff~leslie

Unfortunately Leslie and I had to return from our trek in the Huayhuash. Leslie sustained an extremely painful bruise on the rear of her heel just below the achilles tendon. Currently this bruise has swollen to the size of a golfball which makes it ...

Jane of the Jungle, La Merced, Peru travel blog

Jane of the Jungle

A travel blog entry by amyleigh

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... the grass and sheep dung, and they only go into the ¨city¨ to trade sheep meat for vegetables and oil.   From La Merced we drove to a small town for lunch, where we transferred everything we would need for our jungle stay, including ourselves, ...

The Indiginous Community Of The Ashaninka Indians, La Merced, Peru travel blog

The Indiginous Community Of The Ashaninka Indians

A travel blog entry by amazingjourneys

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... its passengers in the mornings; so you may as well book it through the cheapest agent - which is Chanchamayo Travel. Accommodation La Merced offered very little decent budget accommodation. I opted to stay at Hospedaje Villa Dorada, Jr. Julio Pirola 265, ...

Huaruchiri, Los Andes, Huaruchiri, Peru travel blog

Huaruchiri, Los Andes

A travel blog entry by dympna2000

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... Grupo Gea were exploring the possibility of raising awarenes of the Camino Inca (Inca Trail) in some of the most deprived parts of Peru. The Camino Inca runs from Quito in Ecuador as far as Argentina and the part west of Lima is particularly pretty and ...

Cooling Off In The Waterfalls Of Catarata El Tirol, San Ramón, Peru travel blog

Cooling Off In The Waterfalls Of Catarata El Tirol

A travel blog entry by amazingjourneys

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... off at all the travel agents to pick up its passengers; so you may as well book it through the cheapest agent. Accommodation La Merced offered very little decent budget accommodation. I opted to stay at Hospedaje Villa Dorada, Jr. Julio Pirola 265, Tel: ...

Une première virée en Amazonie, La Merced, Peru travel blog

Une première virée en Amazonie

A travel blog entry by flashdams

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... assez mignon mais je ne pense pas que ça justifie l'ascension. La Merced Comme il faisait un peu frais à Tarma je suis descendu à La Merced, dans le bassin amazonien. En à peine 1h30 de route je passe de 15 à 27 degrés. Je fais rapidement le tour ...

Canyoning in Gorgonia, La Merced, Peru travel blog

Canyoning in Gorgonia

A travel blog entry by julitadelima

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... flussaufwärts. Klettern, kraxeln und an Seilen kleine Wasserfälle heraufhangeln - das Ganze war anstrengend, nass und kurzum eine RIESENGAUDI! Am Abend kehrten wir hundemüde nach La Merced zurück. Anbei die schönsten Bilder vom ...

Jungle Time, La Merced, Peru travel blog

Jungle Time

A travel blog entry by amy.gridley

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La Merced, La Merced, Peru travel blog

La Merced

A travel blog entry by cankuna

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Nach Oxapampa, starken Regen und einer holprigen Fahrt ueber Schlammpisten, bin ich jetzt im subtropischen "La Merced" angekommen. Das ueppige Gruen laesst mein Herz erbluehen. Nach wochenlanger Trockenheit der Wueste, ist es eine echte Erfrischung, die ...

ok, found a bit of time!, La Merced, Peru travel blog

ok, found a bit of time!

A travel blog entry by pecacita

... hugs. I want a pet monkey now!!! It was really fun, this weekend. Sophie and caught an overnight bus for 7 hours to La Merced where Natalia (her host sister) directed us to her university´s lodge way up in the mountains above the city. Her ...

High Amazonian jungle, La Merced, Peru travel blog

High Amazonian jungle

A travel blog entry by geoffnsteph

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... 't have to perform for the trees and shrubs benefit. One last visit - a hilltop view of the town, river and mountains of La Merced - very different and enhanced by twinkling twilight, Back to the hotel and an early night. I had a headache after such ...

Exploring life in La Selva Central, Bajo Pichanaqui, Peru travel blog

Exploring life in La Selva Central

A travel blog entry by josefine_malin

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... to go out in the jungle already the same afternoon. Driving over the Andes to reach the coffee area in La Selva Central (central jungle of Peru) we reached 4800 meters above sea level. Bad luck comes in threes, starting with experiencing a small collision ...

Life in the jungle: dia dos, La Merced, Peru travel blog

Life in the jungle: dia dos

A travel blog entry by barbaradunn

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For our second full day in the jungle, we went to a rural Asheninkan community. The one we went to the day before was more well organized and developed. FIMRC was looking for a place with more need and found this community! It was about an hour an a half ...

Life in the jungle: dia tres, La Merced, Peru travel blog

Life in the jungle: dia tres

A travel blog entry by barbaradunn

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We had a free day! We went and toured the coffee factory that was on our land (they sold chocolates and fruits and many other things too!). We went to a tiny zoo and then just got taxied into the city to see where our feet would take us! That afternoon, ...

Changes, La Merced, Peru travel blog

Changes

A travel blog entry by thomasboulier

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... decided to change my plans and head back to the Gringo trail, to Cusco. I can still visit the jungle in Bolivia. The trip to La Merced it itself was worth it anyway : from Lima, sea level, to high andes to peruvian altiplanos, to jungle-covered sharp low ...

Huasteca Peruana, Piedradones en la Carretera., La Merced, Peru travel blog

Huasteca Peruana, Piedradones en la Carretera.

A travel blog entry by tavoydani

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... 'os, Samiria, no me soltaba (Tavo), claro que queria vender artesanias al final pero era un amor y me convencio. En La Merced, caminamos rumbo al mirador, y en el camino nos topamos con una increible piscina natural alimentada con el agua corriente ...

Oxapampa - Geocentric City of Peru, Oxapampa, Peru travel blog

Oxapampa - Geocentric City of Peru

A travel blog entry by fotios

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Oxapampa is the town where my friend lives and it is our base for almost half of my trip. It is the Geocentric City of Peru that means that is the exact center of the whole country. I didn't know that until I came here and as soon as I understood that it ...

The lines, Nazca, Peru travel blog

The lines

A travel blog entry by leannemm

Stopped off an did some sandboarding on the way to Nazca - was great fun being driven around huge sand dunes in a 9 seater buggy - sorry Michael I´ve actually been in a buggy now and it wasn´t yours!! - then we´d stop at the top of a dune and ...

Nazca lines, a cemetary and a car chase, Nazca, Peru travel blog

Nazca lines, a cemetary and a car chase

A travel blog entry by bethj

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All in 8 hours...yep we got off the overnight bus from Arequipa in Nazca at 0630 and got ready to see the lines...It was all very confusing but we made on some flights, we were on different flights but that was ok. The planes are very small and seat 6, ...

A couple of days in Pozuzo, Pozuzo, Peru travel blog

A couple of days in Pozuzo

A travel blog entry by fotios

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Pozuzo is the unique colony of Austrian-Germans founded in 1859 in "Selva Central" in the region of Pasco. The trip from Oxapampa to Pozuzo is in a "nice" road once here the measures of secure roads are inexistent (imagine almost 80 km in more than 2 ...

Kimo, Chanchamayo, Peru travel blog

Kimo

A travel blog entry by davidjhutchison

This is purely for a world map to keep count of the distance I have travelled. No blog as such just a list of places ...

Kleine Naturkunde im Jardín de Mariposas, La Merced, Peru travel blog

Kleine Naturkunde im Jardín de Mariposas

A travel blog entry by julitadelima

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... Samstag morgen ging es mit dem Mototaxi zu einer kurzen Visite in den "Jardín de Mariposas" in der Nähe von La Merced. Da es sehr beeindruckende Bilder von dieser Visite gibt, ein kleiner eigener Blogentry dazu. Der Jardín de Mariposas ist ...

The Jungle Blog, Chanchamayo, Peru travel blog

The Jungle Blog

A travel blog entry by thomashyde

... geographical hat-trick purposes. To say that the first sign of the jungle took my breath away would probably have you believe that Peru has transformed and melted the Thomas you knew into an emotional and gushing romantic. But do not fear for that would ...

La Merced and the Chancamayo Valley, La Merced, Peru travel blog

La Merced and the Chancamayo Valley

A travel blog entry by hettidring

Today has been the most random day of my trip so far, it was just jammed pack with the funniest stuff, how it all happened in one day is beyond me. I´m currently in the Peruvian jungle, I arrived last night and go back to Huancayo in the morning so ...

Back to work, Oxapampa, Peru travel blog

Back to work

A travel blog entry by fotios

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After some days of relax it was time to go back to the fields just to keep an eye on them! Always new things to see and learn. :-) Nothing special, just seize the ...

La Merced flash trip, La Merced, Peru travel blog

La Merced flash trip

A travel blog entry by lizethperu

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... coming over me, feeling so tiny inside this natural place was like cleaning my soul. We also tried the best coffe of Peru, La Merced is popular for that. Although, there is one coffee, the most expensive that is procesed trough the stomach of the animal ...

POZUZO Y CODO DE POZUZO ARE BEATIFULL, Pozuzo, Peru travel blog

POZUZO Y CODO DE POZUZO ARE BEATIFULL

A travel blog entry by yeka

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I use to travel very often to Pozuzo and Codo (like we call), my family live there, and i can say Pozuzo is realy nice, there are a lot of things to do : culture, adventure....birds, cattle ranchs, and delicious food (fusion peruvian-german). ...

The rainforest at last, La Merced, Peru travel blog

The rainforest at last

A travel blog entry by ginjaninja

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... . We stopped in a café and again dad had one of his feelings where he thinks someone doesn’t like him, we had a walk around La Merced and booked a tour for tomorrow. We then got a taxi back to San Ramon and got something to eat there, then we got a ...

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