Travel Blogs from Peru

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Lima -- Ciudad de los Reyes, Lima, Peru travel blog

Lima -- Ciudad de los Reyes

A travel blog entry by panf007

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... chanted and thrown food at each other, it was the most annoying yet interesting movie experience I ever had. At least the people of Peru are not boring. Before we retired for the night we had to shop around for plane tickets to Cusco. The bus trip was ...

Disappointed in Cusco -- the Inca capital, Cusco, Peru travel blog

Disappointed in Cusco -- the Inca capital

A travel blog entry by panf007

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We took the early morning flight from Lima to Cusco. The Lan Peru flight was delayed by 2 hours, but time was of no great significance when Cusco was our destination, after all, it is one of the oldest cities in the world. Upon arrival in the old Inca ...

Inti Raymi, Cusco, Peru travel blog

Inti Raymi

A travel blog entry by jamie083

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It's an early night tonight because I have to be up at 5am tomorrow morning to begin my trek I Machu Picchu. I am doing the 'Inca Jungle Trek' which is one of the many alternative routes to the Inca Trail. I wanted to do it but you have to apply months ...

Preparing for Dave..., Lima, Peru travel blog

Preparing for Dave...

A travel blog entry by dawn_smedley

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... actually coming from a monkey sat on this chaps shoulder! Random??? And for those of you who may have aspirations of bus travel in Peru, get ready for the vitamin sellers who ask for 5 minutes of your time (what choice do you have on a long distance ...

Lake TIticaca, Puno, Peru travel blog

Lake TIticaca

A travel blog entry by tnicol

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Lake Titicaca gets a big rap for its beauty and because it is the worlds highest navigable lake. It is certainly beautiful, with the stark brown of the altiplano contrasted against the shimmering blue of the lake all topped off by the white capped ...

Lake Titicaca, Puno, Peru travel blog

Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by dawn_smedley

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The next morning, MeDavidWilliams, decided to breakfast on his own!!! Miserable git!!! Hee Hee! We then all went and literally bought Cuzco out of postcards and jumped in a taxi to the bus station for our last stop with Dave (awwww!) - Puno and Lake ...

Birds, Paracas, Peru travel blog

Birds

A travel blog entry by jamie083

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... had turned white from all the droppings. Did another tour this afternoon to the Paracas National Reserve, the oldest marine reserve in Peru. We basically drove around in a bus and stopped at certain places to take pictures. Some of the places were really ...

Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by dawn_smedley

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Day 1 Up early doors, we stopped for our last snack stop before we headed into the unknown! Nice views out of the bus window of a dead cow's head eyes and all! Great if you're feeling abit queazy! We stopped for breakfast with panoramic views of the ...

Screwy Peru, Puno, Peru travel blog

Screwy Peru

A travel blog entry by rich_mcg

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... onto the bluer-than-blue-jim-mcblue waters of Lake Titicaca... Lest you think we were Titicaca-d out, we then crossed the border into Peru to the town of Puno. It also sits right on the Lake, but because its on the Peruvian side, you can access a ...

Yippee........bird poo everywhere!!!!, Pisco, Peru travel blog

Yippee........bird poo everywhere!!!!

A travel blog entry by neilandamy

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... they were cool...traditional dress....but spoke a little english and were joking with everyone....i love the peruvian music....anyone think i like peru?? We even tipped them so they must have been good. Headed to the square for a walk then went back to ...

Ancient Ruins!, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Ancient Ruins!

A travel blog entry by dawn_smedley

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... company who wouldn't even pay for the car to go into the main car park! Both temples stem from the Moche period in Peru's history (any wiser?) and have the most surreal setting in the middle of the desert...almost like a lunar landscape again! The ...

Christmas in another world, Cusco, Peru travel blog

Christmas in another world

A travel blog entry by neilandamy

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After the worst journey in the world ever....we arrived in Cusco. Should have been there mid morning....but ended up being mid afternoon. God were we glad to arrive and get off the bus, after being delayed for 3 hours because of a landslide in the middle ...

Nazca Lines!, Nazca, Peru travel blog

Nazca Lines!

A travel blog entry by dawn_smedley

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Approaching Nazca, we were adopted by what we thought was the hotel that coincidentally we were planning on staying at! Anyway it all seemed OK, checked in and spoke to the same guy about booking a flight over the lines the next morning! As always, we ...

Daaaaave arrives.......wooohooooo!, Lima, Peru travel blog

Daaaaave arrives.......wooohooooo!

A travel blog entry by dawn_smedley

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... obviously got our wires crossed as they were actually showing Australia v France!!!! Hmmmmmmm! So..... What to do but to have a 'Welcome to Peru' party for Dave back at the hostel! And what a party it was...2 litre bottles of beer, a bottle of bubbly, ...

There are some things that we have in the ..., Arequipa, Peru travel blog

There are some things that we have in the ...

A travel blog entry by jonboy

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... , right? wrong. I have only seen one traffic light in this whole town, and its supposed to be the 2nd largest town in Peru. Sure is fun when you are trying to cross one of the busy intersections... BIG CHANGE IN PLANS We have had a pretty big ...

Oh my God how many steps!!!!!!!!!, Agua Calientes, Peru travel blog

Oh my God how many steps!!!!!!!!!

A travel blog entry by neilandamy

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We had to get up at a ridiculous time of day again....like 5am....without any breakfast! we met our guide in the main square having to wake up the owners of the hostel to let us out! We got a taxi to some house were we were issued with our pack ...

Is this coventry!!!!, Piura, Peru travel blog

Is this coventry!!!!

A travel blog entry by neilandamy

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... pot.  Tasted gross and we wished we hadnt bothered.  Spent the rest of the morning sorting tours and stuff in Peru on the net before returning to the place we had breakfast.  We had the most amazing tasting hamburger there before getting ...

Inca Trail, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Inca Trail

A travel blog entry by maxine21

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Guano islands and other interesting marine sites, Pisco, Peru travel blog

Guano islands and other interesting marine sites

A travel blog entry by lydiafaye

The Balestine Islands are called the Gallapagos of Peru. We took a boat to the islands (quite close to the mainland) and saw more birds than I thought possible in one place! The rock islands that they inhabit are naturally red and black, but are so ...

Inca Album, Cusco, Peru travel blog

Inca Album

A travel blog entry by thelomaxfamily

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They say a picture speaks a thousand words and hopefully these will. But honestly, nothing can do this last couple of days justice as the experiences we had were completely unforgettable! But... before you see them, here's just a little update from ...

Nazca, Nazca, Peru travel blog

Nazca

A travel blog entry by barry_and_vicki

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Peru - Lima and the South Coast Tour. WE ARE IN PERU AND TOURING THE COAST SOUTH OF LIMA. WE WENT TO A PLACE CALLED PARACAS WHERE THE ATACAMA DESERT MEETS THE PACIFIC OCEAN. THEY HAVEN'T HAD MORE THAN A FEW DROPS OF RAIN HERE FOR YEARS AND THERE IS NO ...

Aguas Calientes, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Aguas Calientes

A travel blog entry by puncturethief

Took the train here.  Hooray for fresh ceviche!  Went to the natural hot springs up the hill from our ...

Pucallpa #2, Pucallpa, Peru travel blog

Pucallpa #2

A travel blog entry by alisyn.oudman

On Thursday I shovelled agrigate, then shovelled clay, then shovelled more agriagte, then shovelled broken bricks.  That was pretty much my morning. It was amazingly hard work but we got it done.  I dont know if I've ever sweat so much in ...

The Temple of the Moon, Chiclayo, Peru travel blog

The Temple of the Moon

A travel blog entry by adamfriend1

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Lambada again... Friday morning and Lambada regular as clock work.  It gave me a chuckle as I prepared to tackle the precision task of getting the water in the shower somewhere between skin-meltingly hot and too cold to breath.   When I ...

For pokker! Vi skal skrive mere, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

For pokker! Vi skal skrive mere

A travel blog entry by andersogjohan

Hola Papis og Mamis. Vi har vaeret meget paa farten de sidste 14 dage, saa vi har ikke faaet blogget overhovedet. Crap! Der er sket saa meget siden sidst (live the life), at det er en smule uoverskueligt at saette igang. Jeg tror, at det smarteste er, at ...

"You got BALLS"

A travel blog entry by andersogjohan

... og vi ville ikke stemples som kedelige voksne, saa vi gav det en chance til...hvilket var  godt. Byen Cusco ligger centralt i Peru 2500 m.o.h. og har 3 mio. beboerere. Den blev godt og grundigt udforsket i loebet af de dage, vi tilbragte der (naar vi ...

Santa Cruz Trek - Final day, Huaraz, Peru travel blog

Santa Cruz Trek - Final day

A travel blog entry by pavandsim

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A relatively uneventful day, albeit the amazing scenary still surrounding us, we arose at 6:30am for the final time and tucked into a hearty breakfast of weird cereal and coffee. Old Greg kicked Rambo about 4 ft in the air for annoying his girlfriend I ...

Good food and some famous Inca ruins, Cusco, Peru travel blog

Good food and some famous Inca ruins

A travel blog entry by nloon

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We arrived into Cusco after 23 hours on an aeroplane-like bus so not feeling too wrecked we headed to Paddy's Irish bar for some nice homely food. Spent the next day wandering around the city, it's very pretty so easy to while away the day. After ...

Finally out and about again!, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Finally out and about again!

A travel blog entry by lydiafaye

Finally feeling like myself today and made it out to the Plaza for lunch and more shopping! Tomorrow is Thanksgiving and I am sad not to be in my kitchen making delicious apple pie :( but it gives me something to look forward to when I ...

The lost city of the Incas, Machu Pichu, Peru travel blog

The lost city of the Incas

A travel blog entry by lydiafaye

Day trip to MP today. Was the usual guided tour, but pretty informative. We arrived with the fog, but it cleared quickly and we had a great view of the ruins. They were much larger than I expected and there were not as many people as I anticipated, ...

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