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Sand boarding and dune buggying in the desert, Huacachina, Peru travel blog

Sand boarding and dune buggying in the desert

A travel blog entry by lynsey_and_john

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... around the whole place, which could be quite a mission without the buggy. When we got back to the lagoon, I knew i'd made it safely without any injuries, so all in all, it was a successful experience and one i'd definitely recommend if you come to ...

Ballestas Islands- like Galįpagos...?, Paracas, Peru travel blog

Ballestas Islands- like Galįpagos...?

A travel blog entry by lynsey_and_john

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... takes a few hours. We travelled with Cruz del Sur, which are in my opinion the best bus company to travel with in Peru, although probably a little more expensive than other companies. We arrived in Paracas late afternoon, and we were greeted by a local ...

Iglesia de Santo Domingo, Cusco, Peru travel blog

Iglesia de Santo Domingo

A travel blog entry by worldtraveler2

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I woke up feeling great this morning. Nik and I had a breakfast as usual and then Nik was playing with T Bone, who all of a sudden growled and bit his thumb.  Its scared the crap out of me!!!  It started to bleed and Nik was in a lot of ...

We've arrived in Peru at long last, Mancora, Peru travel blog

We've arrived in Peru at long last

A travel blog entry by lynsey_and_john

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... out of Ecuador, and it couldn't come soon enough! Once that was done, we had to join another queue to get our entry stamp into Peru, luckily enough, this didn't take as long as the exit from Ecuador. We got back in the bus again after about an hour and a ...

Getting ready for a trek of a lifetime!, Cusco, Peru travel blog

Getting ready for a trek of a lifetime!

A travel blog entry by lynsey_and_john

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... up there taking in the views. We're not up to much today, only looking round Cusco and we have to pay the final balance to Peru Treks for our inca trail trek. We wandered around the artesanal shops in San Blas as i'm looking for one of those llama jumpers ...

Lima- city covered in fog..., Lima, Peru travel blog

Lima- city covered in fog...

A travel blog entry by lynsey_and_john

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This morning our night bus got in even earlier than before, it was around 5am. I had a feeling that when we got to our hostel that we wouldn't be able to check in early, and I was right. We took a taxi from the bus terminal to the hostel, and by the time ...

Puno, Puno, Peru travel blog

Puno

A travel blog entry by myjob

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It took us 4 flights, 1 bus and 38 hrs to arrive in Puno....but we managed. We decided to head straight for the Lake and use Puno as a launching point to visit the Islands. Puno is a Region, Province and city that is rich in Culture and Folklore. It's ...

Nazca, Ica and Miraflores: Pacific Coast of Peru, Lima, Peru travel blog

Nazca, Ica and Miraflores: Pacific Coast of Peru

A travel blog entry by nikolassarah

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... Pacific side, unloaded to mule train again and loaded on to ships again heading for Spain on the Caribbean side), and since Peru's independence from Spain, Lima has served as the capital of the country.  Today, nearly 1/3 of the population of ...

Clever Buggers, Nazca, Peru travel blog

Clever Buggers

A travel blog entry by smitherson

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Arrived super early in the morning and for no better reason decided to accompany Melanie to her hostel.  We negotiated with the accommodating owner and took a room for the morning to freshen up and leave our things while we went to look at ...

Nazca And Surrounds, Nasca, Peru travel blog

Nazca And Surrounds

A travel blog entry by sylviajason

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... it's because there are less tires and parts to replace or maybe it's the enhanced views from the back seats.  Either way, Peru, with its little pods resting on three small wheels, is no exception. Peru also has the most similar national flag to ...

Soccer Match, Cusco, Peru travel blog

Soccer Match

A travel blog entry by worldtraveler2

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... 8217;t miss how expensive it is.  I really do miss a HOT shower though!  Here are some interesting facts about Peru: Ų      Population is estimated at 27 million Ų      54% of Peruvians live ...

The Only Way Is Up!, Huana Picchu, Peru travel blog

The Only Way Is Up!

A travel blog entry by smitherson

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Enough with the early starts already. Its been raining all night, the cloud is down and it isn't looking promising we’ll see much of Machu Picchu.  But there isn’t much that can dampen my spirit this morning!  We’re jumping ...

Cusco - Mancora - buses and a birthday boy, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Cusco - Mancora - buses and a birthday boy

A travel blog entry by mandibee

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... a bus leaving at 2pm.   We knew of 2 companies, Rutas de Americas and Ormeno that do "international" buses leaving from Lima (peru) and going direct to Cali (columbia) which was ideal sit on one bus and they deal with border control n stuff for you ...

Arequipa - Cotahuasi - Puno, Puno, Peru travel blog

Arequipa - Cotahuasi - Puno

A travel blog entry by grizzly

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... . He is planning a 3-4 day adventure race there sometime next year. A special mention and thanks goes to the people of Peru. I think I mentioned it earlier but the people are the ones that make this a special country. The people of Peru really make ...

Ho ho hodge and a bottle of rum, Máncora, Peru travel blog

Ho ho hodge and a bottle of rum

A travel blog entry by beardandblonde

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... explained that it takes days for the corpses to be cleared away, due to such a small workforce handling this area of Peru's coast. Following the realisation that England's World Cup dream was all but over, we decided to indulge. After cutting gluten ...

Day Three Inca Trail, Inca Trail, Peru travel blog

Day Three Inca Trail

A travel blog entry by kimberlysarna

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Day Three. The night before, we had gone to bed with an amazing full moon hanging over the peaks and woke up this morning to the sun glistening off the snow capped mountains in the distance. It was the first night a few of us actually slept and woke up ...

Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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Hi Guys, You can read our update from Arequipa in our entry from Lima, Peru entitled 'Darkest Peru'. Cheers, K & ...

Trekking with the Inkas, Macchu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Trekking with the Inkas

A travel blog entry by midlifecrisis

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... have ever been found), so archaeologists are pretty much guessing at the purpose of the city and the buildings therein. Peru does a pretty good job at managing the various sites. The buildings are tastefully restored where necessary and the green ...

The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, Cusco, Peru travel blog

The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by brendanlarkin

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... when they effectively ruled the entire eastern coast of South America. They only raged war for 100 years and still took over Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Northern Argentina and Chile. They built over 12,000 km of roads and built lots of resting places and ...

For your amusement...Travis the half-beard, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

For your amusement...Travis the half-beard

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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We have received so many comments regarding the half-beard sink incident that, for the benefit of our readers, we have decided to recreate the scene.  Here, as accurately as it could be reproduced given cold water and a bad razor, is Travis the ...

All Over... (the Universe), Lima, Peru travel blog

All Over... (the Universe)

A travel blog entry by micromegas-2005

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Into the desert, Huacachina, Peru travel blog

Into the desert

A travel blog entry by vicki

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Manchu Picchu, Manchu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Manchu Picchu

A travel blog entry by kimberlysarna

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3am, and we“re all up and ready to go. Extremely sore, but we are about two hours from Manchu Picchu and the adrenaline has us moving. Everyone is trying to be quite around camp, we don“t want to wake anyone else...we want as much of a head start as ...

Into Peru, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Into Peru

A travel blog entry by roel_e

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We left Arica and Chile for Peru on wednesday. We crossed the border by cab which brought us to a bus station in Peru where we had to board the bus to Arequipa, our final destination. The bus station was the most chaotic we had seen yet. Most of the ...

off to the jungle...., Puerto Maldonado, Peru travel blog

off to the jungle....

A travel blog entry by rawhideone

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... that you get a true sense of its dimensions.  It covers most of the eastern side of the Andes and runs thru Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, and probably more countries.   We're going to fly into Puerto Maldonado - the roads are not good - ...

El boleto turistico, Cusco, Peru travel blog

El boleto turistico

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... the countryside.  It's not even technically in the Sacred Valley.  I think you just can't help loving the landscape of Peru.  And we weren't even facing the ruin we were trying to get to.  Tambomachay is an Inca ceremonial bath ...

People of Bahuaja, Bahuaja Lodge, Amazon, Peru travel blog

People of Bahuaja

A travel blog entry by wkfoster

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So take an Irishman, an Australian, a Scot or two, a bunch of Poms and a couple of Peruvians for good measure, and throw them together into a jungle, then stand back and watch the entertainment. For more action add a Saturday night and alcohol, and ...

A day of interesting encounters, Huacachina, Peru travel blog

A day of interesting encounters

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... .  He shook his head in disbelief.  He said they were very nice sandals and they don“t have sandals like that in Peru. Then he asked me how much I wanted for them.  He offered to buy my sandals.  I explained that my sandals had ...

Passing Through, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Passing Through

A travel blog entry by smitherson

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Just a quick stop in Arequipa after the Colca Canyon Tour before our night bus zooms us through the night to Nasca and the Nasca lines. We joined with Melanie from London for trip an it turns out our tour in Nasca.  - ...

Cuzco And Machu Picchu., Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Cuzco And Machu Picchu.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... and we caught a bus to our next Peruvian destination - Puno on the shores of Lake Titicaca. Footnote: Machu Picchu Cuzco Region, Peru is listed as one of the New Seven Wonders Of The World Winners. The Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu is UNESCO World ...

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