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Salkantay trek: The march to Machu Picchu -, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Salkantay trek: The march to Machu Picchu -

A travel blog entry by caznjasonescape

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... dinner were 3 courses of absolutely gourmet food every single day; fresh soup, various posh roulades, every kind of potato imaginable (Peru has about 200 types of potato!), veggies stuffed with all sorts of things, tender meat with all sorts of sauces ...

Lots of Inca ruins, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Lots of Inca ruins

A travel blog entry by bred

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Okay first of all, I should answer Molly's urgent question about the guide who was attacked by the bull: he was fine; no blood, no broken bones, only a little pain in his back--or so he claimed. He even got up and threw a rock at the bull after it had ...

Cloud touching: a lesson in high altitude living, Huaraz, Peru travel blog

Cloud touching: a lesson in high altitude living

A travel blog entry by caznjasonescape

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... were jam packed with old yellow taxis beeping every few seconds, noise, dirt and beggars. The first thing we noticed about Peru was the drop in standards of living from Ecuador, but simultaneously we were quite overwhelmed by the genuine kindness of the ...

100,000km and still travelling..., Lima, Peru travel blog

100,000km and still travelling...

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... read for a while as we watched other flights come and go and then it was time to board ourselves.  We were flying Star Peru today and the flight was very uneventful except for the ham and cheese sandwich and petit fours that we were served.  Oh ...

Rock of the Puma, Puno, Peru travel blog

Rock of the Puma

A travel blog entry by dospollos

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... at 281 m * 25 rivers, mostly from Peru, flow into the lake and a small outlet leaves the lake at Desaguadero on the Bolivia-Peru border, which is only 5% of the inflow with the rest lost in evaporation. * The lake is the remnant of a vast area of ...

Leaving Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Leaving Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by dane

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So we spent an amazing two days at Machu Picchu. Our train left back to Cusco at 4 p.m., so we just spent the day wandering around Aguas Calientes and feeling sorry for ourselves. It was really tough leaving this place. I know that I may return one ...

The Capital of the Inca Empire!!, Cusco, Peru travel blog

The Capital of the Inca Empire!!

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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... processions. After the festival I found Helene and Milou who I met at my hostel and we went for an Inca and hot stone massage. It was by far the best massage Ive ever had and it only cost Ģ6, bargain! I had such a great day, one of my happiest in ...

Soaking up the sun in Trujillo's Plaza de Armas!, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Soaking up the sun in Trujillo's Plaza de Armas!

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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... people have been really friendly and helpful to us without us even asking. We also went to a mall to try and find a guidebook for Peru which involved us getting squeezed into a minivan full of 30 people. Not that fun when its really hot to be honest. We ...

Macchu Picchu, Lost city of the Incas, Macchu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Macchu Picchu, Lost city of the Incas

A travel blog entry by aussierach

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Iīve wanted to visit Macchu Picchu for a long time, ever since I was about 8 and did a school project on it. I was half expecting to be disapointed, for Macchu Picchu to have lost itīs charm by becoming too famous and having too many tourists, but this ...

umbilical snacks, Cusco, Peru travel blog

umbilical snacks

A travel blog entry by coopertrooper

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We left Nazca and took an overnight bus to Arequipa. In Arequipa our taxi crashed. Everyone in Peru drives like a nutter. Kat always remarks it's a wonder they never seem to crash, I reply I think they do we just never see it. Our time had come. In the ...

Carrying drunks, sandboarding & smelly islands, Huacachina, Peru travel blog

Carrying drunks, sandboarding & smelly islands

A travel blog entry by travellingtans

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... it’s only visual. They have a great double smell act happening. Bird droppings on the islands (fertilizer used to be Peru’s main export) and fish canneries close by combine to sting the nostrils. We jumped on a boat and cruised around taking ...

Aliens from outer space, Nazca, Peru travel blog

Aliens from outer space

A travel blog entry by rachel_john

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One of the theories put forward for the mysterious lines in the desert near the city of Nazca, in Peru, is that they are beacons and landing strips for alien space craft. Theories like this certainly whet my appetite to see the famous Nazca lines, but I ...

A luxurious day in Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

A luxurious day in Lima

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... the sewer network – note to self do not stand down wind of it again! We were then taken to the main post office in Peru (which was a huge and impressive building) where all mail ends up at some stage – and Renato bought us a postcard of Machu ...

Lares Trek Day 3, Cusco, Peru travel blog

Lares Trek Day 3

A travel blog entry by andrewy

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Today we trek from Patakancha down the gorge to Ollantaytambo. I woke up around 6 am and had some upset stomach, so my guide gave me some tea to drink to help out. The second night of camping went well since I am getting more used to it and the ...

A canyon, a condor, a convent, Arequipa and the Colca Canyon, Peru travel blog

A canyon, a condor, a convent

A travel blog entry by idarich

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... down to the beautiful Plaza de Armas and on to the Museum Santuarios Andinos. Arequipa is the commercial capital of southern Peru, but despite its size itīs a charming place in a stunning setting. Fine colonial buildings built of sillar, a light ...

Sandboards and dune buggies, Huacachina, Peru travel blog

Sandboards and dune buggies

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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Alex: We half heartedly decided on a stop in Huacachina on our way to Nasca because it sounded interesting, "desert oasis surrounded by sand dunes with lots of sandboarding and dune buggy rides" and are so glad we did. Until we saw the dunes we were ...

A long, long bus journey, Cusco, Peru travel blog

A long, long bus journey

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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Up and out with Jen and Jonno to the bus station to get our bus to Cusco, allegedly direct. One of the many lessons we have learnt = donīt believe it unless it is written down. This bus felt like one of the longest journey ever with īEstrella del Sulī ...

Exploring Colonial Cusco, Cusco, Peru travel blog

Exploring Colonial Cusco

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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Got up to another beautiful sunny, cloudless day and went to book our tour to start tomorrow. Made sure we got EVERYTHING written down for the whole trip which was referred to more than once later! Then into the cathedral which was very gold and free ...

Starting the Lares Trek - from relaxing to walking, Huacahuasi, Peru travel blog

Starting the Lares Trek - from relaxing to walking

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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Were a bit uneasy as to whether our company would arrive this morning to pick us up. But they did, thankfully, just after 6am in a taxi. Roberto, our guide (Speaks Spanish and Quechua = old Incan language) Erasnus, our cook, and a driver and we headed ...

Cusco, Cusco, Peru travel blog

Cusco

A travel blog entry by dacraic

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... Inca Period.  The biggest city and capital of the Inca Empire "Tahuantisuyo" (that reached parts of Ecuador, Colombia, Bolivia, Peru, Argentina and Chile). It was then taken by the Spanish conquerors. Loki is our center in Cusco. We ...

Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa

A travel blog entry by shaunduvall

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... Tacna, a city just north of the border. Appear to have booked myself a nice hotel in Arrequipa, for a reasonable price - Peru should be cheaper than Chile, and board the surprisingly good bus to Arrequipa. Try out Inka Cola - gold coloured ...

Cocha Canyon Trek - Day 105-107, Cabanaconde, Peru travel blog

Cocha Canyon Trek - Day 105-107

A travel blog entry by christosp

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Day 105 - 21/04/09 Cocha Canyon Trek - Day 1 A crazy 3.30am start this morning, I was picked up from my hostel in the darkness with several other rather tired and disheveled backpackers for the 6 hour drive to the small town of Cabanaconde, which is ...

Not much to do in Peru!, Lima, Peru travel blog

Not much to do in Peru!

A travel blog entry by andy_jillian

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Hi again so soon! Lima is a pretty boring city, not to be disrespectful to any Peruvians who may read our travelogues. Perhaps it's just having spent time in Rio and the comparison is too great as well as having Rio withdrawal symptoms, but we took a ...

Heading home, Lima, Peru travel blog

Heading home

A travel blog entry by sarah_s_america

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Hello everyone! Well this is pretty much it - the last entry in my 6 month journey round South America (or bit of it anyway). I am currently ensconced in the very posh hotel in Lima that I booked for myself as a bit of a treat after 6 months of ...

Inca Kola and the quick buck in tourist central., Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Inca Kola and the quick buck in tourist central.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... it on Inca Kola (apparently there's only two countries in the world where they have a soft drink that's outselling Coca Cola. One is Peru with it's Inca Kola and the other is Scotland with it's Irn-Bru). I planned on going back to Machu Picchu (I was ...

Return of the Cack, Cusco, Peru travel blog

Return of the Cack

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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I woke up with the walls banging, people in the shower and singing from somewhere else, the party was coming to an end at 5:00am. At 05:30 I had to wake Erica, every toilet in the whole hostel was occupied and my chronic diahorrea was back, she caught me ...

Inca trail, Cusco, Peru travel blog

Inca trail

A travel blog entry by dacraic

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On Tuesday we set off for the Inca Trail (Company: Peru Explorers). Day one is training for Day Two (which is pitched as the hardest day), Day Two for Day three etc. Our Guide Elizabeth was class, really knowledgeable and clearly loves her job. 12 of us ...

The Shaman in the Amazon! - Day 93, Nauta, Peru travel blog

The Shaman in the Amazon! - Day 93

A travel blog entry by christosp

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We took numerous forms of transport to reach the small village on the Yaraba river where I'll be staying tonight. Buses, tuk-tuk's and a boat were required to reach this small tributary of the Amazon. We left Iquitos for the forest at 7am. In total it ...

Jinxed by a floating tortoise., Manu National Park, Peru travel blog

Jinxed by a floating tortoise.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... England, Keren, Jonathan and Avi from Israel, Lee and Ron from New Zealand, Jane and Connor from Ireland, Judith and Adolfo from Peru, Fabia and Marco from Switzerland and finally Don and Brian (father and son) from the US. All of them fantastic people, ...

Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

Lima

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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Alex: We spent a a couple of days in Lima not doing very much. We stayed in an area called Miraflores, which is a trendy area about 15km from the centre, where all the backpackers stay because rumor has it the centre isn't particularly safe at night. ...

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