Travel Blogs from Peru

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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 ...

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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Saying good by to Peru, Lima, Peru travel blog

Saying good by to Peru

A travel blog entry by hpeier12

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... and being an weekend it would be very hard to change that. Well Im flexible and why not depart tommorow since I had seen Peru pretty much anyway. Fuel,AirportFees Flt. Plan in that order, the first obstacle I had to overcome was the security Lady at the ...

How To Become A Nun, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

How To Become A Nun

A travel blog entry by smitherson

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... their slaves washed daily - as they were performing hard labour. After the Convent we posted some gifts home (much better system in Peru than Argentina) and ate Turkish food for dinner - humous yum! James had a cold coming so a double shot of Diasarrono ...

Over The Top To Chivay, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Over The Top To Chivay

A travel blog entry by smitherson

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Our 2day/1night tour of the Colca Canyon started at 8am from Arequipa and involved driving right around El Misti and Chachani ("dressed in white"), two of the most prominent volcanoes on the skyline. We reached 5000 metres and stopped for coca tea and ...

The Ice Princess, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

The Ice Princess

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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We arrived in the bustling and surprisingly large Arequipa bright and early in the morning.  We had a lovely night bus ride - economico, two hours late, and freezing cold.  Erin is not a big fan of the night bus.  The guidebook said that ...

Night One - Lima, Peru, Lima, Peru travel blog

Night One - Lima, Peru

A travel blog entry by kimberlysarna

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Lima is definitely unlike any other city I've visited. I'm staying in a hotel in the Centro - downtown area. It's not the prettiest of areas. It's very run down, lots of shanty's mixed in with beautiful baroque churches. I knew tourism was slow when ...

Peru, Lima, Peru travel blog

Peru

A travel blog entry by tinytraveller

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... then after about 4 hours of the same landscape.... Still we followed the ocean all the way along and I honestly didn't expect that. Peru. Desert. I thought it was all going to be lush and green mountains. Well, that was naive of me because of course Peru ...

WhereŽd the air go?, Puno, Peru travel blog

WhereŽd the air go?

A travel blog entry by tommy

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... by the consumption of strange and unfamiliar foods, often containing one of the 600,000,000,000 types of potatoes native to Peru. The symptoms include nausea, cramping and a strange artistic desire to paint the insides of toilet bowls. After dinner we ...

Back to Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

Back to Lima

A travel blog entry by tommy

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We said farewell to our new friends and to Mancora and boarded the bus for the 17hour trip back to Lima. We had learnt our lessons on booking dodgy buses and got on one with the big reclining seats and hot food. Due to a large farewell night, I didn't ...

Motorbike mountain trip (Day One), Quebrada, Peru travel blog

Motorbike mountain trip (Day One)

A travel blog entry by pidgeandpie

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Motorbike mountain trip (Day Two), Quillabamba, Peru travel blog

Motorbike mountain trip (Day Two)

A travel blog entry by pidgeandpie

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lots to see in Peru, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

lots to see in Peru

A travel blog entry by hpeier12

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... the average is 2 childern per Familia , while during colonial times it was more like 5 o r 6. Corruption is still a problem in Peru ,I learned today that it was especially bad about 10 years ago during Colores Presidency where he sold mines off in the ...

Inca Trail Trek (Day One), Wayllabamba, Peru travel blog

Inca Trail Trek (Day One)

A travel blog entry by pidgeandpie

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Inca Trail Trek (Day Two), Pacaymaya, Peru travel blog

Inca Trail Trek (Day Two)

A travel blog entry by pidgeandpie

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The Last Boat Trip, Yurimaguas, Peru travel blog

The Last Boat Trip

A travel blog entry by camille

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I did it. I got back on the horse, Lone Ranger style, and moved on all by myself. It was sad to say goodbye to Kylie and Trudi, as we had been travelling together for 4 weeks and had spent some quality hammock hanging time together. It was nice to ...

Peru, Piura, Peru travel blog

Peru

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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Chapter 4 7th August 2004 In Search of Paddington Bear in Peru................ Crossing the land border from Ecuador to Peru couldn't have been easier. We drove over the border at Maccra and continued on until we arrived at Piura some 9 hours ...

Boobies! (Of the Bird Variety That Is...), Paracas, Peru travel blog

Boobies! (Of the Bird Variety That Is...)

A travel blog entry by smitherson

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... dune by an early civilisation who inhabited the area. Then out to sea we headed and the Ballestas Islands.  A national reserve of Peru, we were not allowed to disembark onto the island itself but to be fair I think the better view was from the water ...

Nazca Lines, Nazca, Peru travel blog

Nazca Lines

A travel blog entry by kandg

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... cuisine, was unpleasant. I know I'm mopaning about food a lot but if a way to a man's heart is through his stomach then Peru is doing little to entice me. Fortunately no-one lied to us about our overnight bus to Nazca and we got the tickets we had ...

Iquitos you and I both know, Iquitos, Peru travel blog

Iquitos you and I both know

A travel blog entry by camille

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... I finally found a good boat and so IŽm off to Yurimaguas! Things I learned * There are some truly innocent people in the world ie Alexander * Men in Peru are the same as Brazil, only instead of saying "Voce linda" they make kissing sounds to ...

Colca Canyon, Cabanaconde, Peru travel blog

Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by sylviajason

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... burning ensured that the land remained fertile.  Those are but a few examples of the hard life led by the highland people of Peru. Despite it being a little bit crowded we enjoyed basking in the warm sun and water at a hot springs site near a river. ...

Lovely Lima?, Lima, Peru travel blog

Lovely Lima?

A travel blog entry by pidgeandpie

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Ruins And Crashes, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Ruins And Crashes

A travel blog entry by sylviajason

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We decided to make the trip out to the famous Pisac ruins and Sunday market. It was only a half hour minibus ride.  We shared a taxi to the main ruins entrance with a friendly Italian couple.  The entrance ticket set us back 70 soles (~$27). ...

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

Day Three of the Inca Trail

A travel blog entry by kandg

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Day 308 - Day Three of the Inca Trail After yesterday's Herculean efforts (OK, a touch of hyperbole there) we thought it was downhill from now on. While literally this was true (barring an initial ascent), metaphorically speaking this was not the ...

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