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

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. ...

Machu Picchu- Day 1, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu- Day 1

A travel blog entry by lynsey_and_john

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We booked the inca trail through Peru Treks as we'd heard that they treat their porters well and pay them fairly. I didn't want to book with a company who didn't care about the porters welfare. I'd done a lot of research about different companies by ...

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 I´ve 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 ...

Sexy boys in Mama Amerika´s, Cusco, Peru travel blog

Sexy boys in Mama Amerika´s

A travel blog entry by camille

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Yes, I have finally found where there are some sexy travellers, and also some great nightlife - Cusco - and specifically the primarily Israeli hangout of Mama Amerika´s. Cold We arrived Saturday morning to a freezing cold, wet, miserable place. Inca ...

Pain Sweet Pain yet an unbelievable accomplishment, Inca Trail, Peru travel blog

Pain Sweet Pain yet an unbelievable accomplishment

A travel blog entry by kimberlysarna

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If I had access to a computer or phone on the first ¨real¨ day of the hike, I would have begged and pleaded everyone to pool their money to rent a helicopter to get me out the pure hell that I was in. But I´m here typing in the Varig lounge in the ...

First Ruins, Chachapoyas, Peru travel blog

First Ruins

A travel blog entry by camille

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... , in a taxi with a bilingual guide. The trip along the mountains was spectacular (as I seem to be describing all the views in Peru) and we stopped to see some ruins in a cliff face. They looked like part of the cliffs and only a discerning eye could ...

Hot Water, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Hot Water

A travel blog entry by smitherson

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... village - walk, train or taxi and train. The first was obviously a no go – I'm far to lazy.  Train?  Well Peru Rail really have got things sewn up – super expensive.  So the final option got us going.  Most people catch a ...

Can I hang ten?, Huanchaco, Peru travel blog

Can I hang ten?

A travel blog entry by tommy

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... cramps and dioreah (sic) for the first time but definately not the last as we both got many small stomach complaints in Peru. A bit apprehensive about the meal which would take him out for 2 days Next day, we hooked up with another Aussie and a ...

Lima - Cusco - Machu Picchu, Cusco, Peru travel blog

Lima - Cusco - Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by grizzly

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... guide for the past 4 years. The next morning, we left for our 4 day Inca Trail adventure. The Inca Trail is Peru's best known hike, combining a stunning mix of Inca ruins, mountain scenery, lush cloud-forest and rich subtropical jungle. Essentially the ...

The Glorious Inca Trail, Cusco, Peru travel blog

The Glorious Inca Trail

A travel blog entry by grizzly

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... (the far end from the baths) you descend a thousand or so steps. The Trekkers Hostal certainly isn't considered one of Peru's best-looking hotels. It is also usually crowded and cramped, but it is the last official campsite before Machu Picchu, hence ...

The Classic Inca trail, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

The Classic Inca trail

A travel blog entry by suenson_taylors

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... . Anyway, it made a good story along with other ‘facts’ such as there are over 400 different types of potato in Peru (this includes coca) and 540 different types of bean (also including coca). After lunch they made us walk an extra hour, past ...

Raw fish and citrus fruit...Gill-ty!!!, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Raw fish and citrus fruit...Gill-ty!!!

A travel blog entry by beardandblonde

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... picturebook of before and after shots that frightened most people into a purchase.   Arriving in Arequipa meant that we'd reached Peru; time to sample some Ceviche. Although Tash and I were virgins of this local fish dish, Emma and Smithy (Legs 'n' ...

Machu Picchu- Day 2, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu- Day 2

A travel blog entry by lynsey_and_john

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We got woken up at 5am by Ernesto who was by the tents giving everybody a cup of hot chocolate. Now that's a great service getting hot chocolate in your tent. We had that then got ready for breakfast, when we got in the tent we had a feast. They gave us ...

I'm still here, Lima, Peru travel blog

I'm still here

A travel blog entry by tommy

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... I'll be able to catch up a bit now. I'll start with peru and catch up on the rest when I can. The trip to peru started with a bit of a hickup! Having only just caught the last train back from Sarah and Seans wedding in Wakefield, Glenn (who will be my ...

full circle..., Lima by way of Piura, Peru travel blog

full circle...

A travel blog entry by rawhideone

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April 6 Well I've finally landed in Huanchaco, Peru, a surfer town near Trujillo.  The minute I see the water, the waves, and all the people just hanging around the beach, I know that this is a perfect last stop before heading back to Lima and then ...

Second highest mountain range in the world!, Huaraz, Peru travel blog

Second highest mountain range in the world!

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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... The butchers overcooked the meat so bad that it was pretty much impossible to chew.  After paying $5 (which is a fortune in Peru) and waiting 5 hours I only had one bite of meat.   Everyone ended up giving their meat to the dogs that ...

Island hopping, Lake Titicaca, Peru travel blog

Island hopping

A travel blog entry by pidgeandpie

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