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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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Machu Picchu without the Crowd, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu without the Crowd

A travel blog entry by hpeier12

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left @ 6 AM from Aquas Caliente to reach Macchu Picchu the highest of the four Peaks before Midday. Itwas raining , the narrow path going up is not really a problem, going down is another story . At the Main gate the check your Passport and Ticket. ...

Manchu Picchu, Manchu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Manchu Picchu

A travel blog entry by kimberlysarna

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3am, and weīre 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 donīt 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 donīt 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 ...

Gateway to the Islands of Titicaca, Puno, Peru travel blog

Gateway to the Islands of Titicaca

A travel blog entry by suenson_taylors

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... home well after dark), but the bus to Cusco managed to add one and a half hours onto a five hour journey. There are no road signs in Peru and it is impossible to know if the distance to the destination is one mile or a hundred miles. Patience is a ...

Cuzco, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Cuzco

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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

Manu National Park, Manu National Park, Peru travel blog

Manu National Park

A travel blog entry by roundtheworld

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Manu National Park Manu National Park was established in 1977 and in recognition of its uniqueness was designated a world heritage site ten years later. Manu is internationally acclaimed as one of the most biodiverse areas on earth. Wake up call ...

Cuz' I Wanted Too..., Cusco, Peru travel blog

Cuz' I Wanted Too...

A travel blog entry by smitherson

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We arrive in a new city. The rolling farm lands which grow lusher the further we head north into Peru, changes to a sea of buildings, muddy road side verges and a town project to make "Cusco Green".  Workers everywhere, in waist coats sporting the ...

The Mythical City, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

The Mythical City

A travel blog entry by smitherson

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After a snickers bar and a long sit down we were ready for the main event. We headed back into Machu Picchu for a look around and to find the classic view. Its a little difficult to describe the place, the pictures do it so much better, but the place is ...

Inca Trail Trek (Day Three), Mountains above Aqua Calientes, Peru travel blog

Inca Trail Trek (Day Three)

A travel blog entry by pidgeandpie

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Blurb & Video to follow, when we return to Blighty and proper ...

Inca Trail Trek (Day Four), Machu Pichu, Peru travel blog

Inca Trail Trek (Day Four)

A travel blog entry by pidgeandpie

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I got my Decapitator, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

I got my Decapitator

A travel blog entry by camille

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... dogs, viringos. I keep calling them skinless dogs by mistake and we have seen them at just about every archaelogical site in Northern Peru. They are ugly and have no hair except for maybe a mohawk or some on their tail and are black and scabby looking. ...

Motorbike mountain trip (Day Three), Cusco, Peru travel blog

Motorbike mountain trip (Day Three)

A travel blog entry by pidgeandpie

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Peru..... hot hot hot!!, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Peru..... hot hot hot!!

A travel blog entry by steveanderson

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Arrived in Peru yesterday after a long 8 hour coach journey from Cuenca.... The border crossing was one of the most shambolic Iīve been across with everything on sale from monkeys to ice cream! Fortunately border was open after recent strikes so major ...

Lake Titicaca: The Peru Version, Puno, Peru travel blog

Lake Titicaca: The Peru Version

A travel blog entry by sylviajason

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The red Tour Peru bus out of Cuzco was comfortable and mainly occupied by a couple of tour groups. We passed through several small communities with adobe homes in various stages of completion as we ascended higher into the mountains again.  Golden ...

Cuzco, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Cuzco

A travel blog entry by kandg

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Day 303 - 305 - Cuzco Cuzco, the Incan capital, is undoubtedly a pretty city with cobbled streets and dozens of examples of the stone work architecture that is the Incan trademark. I can't get out my mind though, how reminiscent it is of York or ...

Day One of the Inca Trail, Inca Trail (Day One), Peru travel blog

Day One of the Inca Trail

A travel blog entry by kandg

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Day 306 - Day One of the Inca Trail Small by Inca Trail standards, our group for the next four days consists of seven people, three English couples and an Australian student. Before we began we were introduced to not just each other but the SAS (the ...

Day Two of the Inca Trail, Inca Trail (Day Two), Peru travel blog

Day Two of the Inca Trail

A travel blog entry by kandg

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Day 307 - Day Two of the Inca Trail Today the 'fun' really began! I hadn't envisaged the Inca Trail to be a piece of cake and any ideas derived from yesterday concerning that theory being inaccurate were soon put in their place. We trekked separately ...

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