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Doing some lines.... The Nazca Lines that is !!!, Nazca, Peru travel blog

Doing some lines.... The Nazca Lines that is !!!

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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About 70 years ago, when the first flights started over Peru, pilots started reporting seeing mysterious shapes etched into the sun-baked desert floor near Nazca. What they were seeing were not only geometric forms and parallel lines but many different ...

If I wanted to buy a postcard......, Cusco, Peru travel blog

If I wanted to buy a postcard......

A travel blog entry by dazzla

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... things didn't look good. Then things started to go wrong with my stomach. I mentioned before about the culinary 'delights' of Peru (when was the last time you saw a Peruvian restaurant?) and my stomach had obviously had enough. I've really missed not ...

The City of Kings - Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

The City of Kings - Lima

A travel blog entry by aborder

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Day 12 January 15th - I wake around 6am. The guy next to me is still snoring on the bus. Everyone is wrapped up in warm tops, blankets, why then am I the only one still in a tshirt? The window I'm sat next to is covered in condensation! We are entering ...

The Tourist Chronicles Volume 2.

The Tourist Chronicles Volume 2. "My Hair" !!!

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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... for centuries and is already well documented.  Well, from here we go back to Lima to continue our pilgrimage to find Peru's best pisco sour and enjoy the big city with all it's modern conveniences.  It was great having more ...

An  Exclusive Look Inside Sara´s Diary, Cusco, Peru travel blog

An Exclusive Look Inside Sara´s Diary

A travel blog entry by steve_sara

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... Jungle, such a promise is unlikely.  I'd better just look into his dreamy eyes and forget about all the crap he put me through in Peru, and hope for a smooth ride in Bolivia.          ...

Floating Islands in Puno, Puno, Peru travel blog

Floating Islands in Puno

A travel blog entry by rickwastaken

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... be quite an adventurer, with an insatiable desire to climb every mountain she could find. She had been climbing a mountain in northern Peru that I think is called Huarez. She also told me about a time when she had attempted Cotopaxi some years back but ...

Reed boats and adobe ruins, Huanchaco, near Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Reed boats and adobe ruins

A travel blog entry by idarich

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... the last two nights in Vilcabamba certainly ensured that we slept like babies throughout the journey! We reached Piura, an anonymous city in northern Peru, at about 7am. Shortly after, we were on a bus to Chiclayo, where we had to change for a bus to ...

PERU! Beach time, Mancora, Peru travel blog

PERU! Beach time

A travel blog entry by coopertrooper

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Mancora, a classic surf town, our first stop in Peru. Three days of getting our Caribbean tans back, reading books, partaking in some lazy surfing   and chortling at Peruvian attempts to translate their Spanish menus to ...

A magical place., Machu Picchu, The Sacred Valley and Cuzco, Peru travel blog

A magical place.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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So I am back in Cuzco after eight days in the jungle. I just plan to stay here a couple of more days visiting the Sacred Valley, including the ruins of Pisac and Ollantaytambo, before I catch a flight to Lima (I cannot be bothered with another long-haul ...

Lake Monkey Poo, Puno, Peru travel blog

Lake Monkey Poo

A travel blog entry by hannahbruce

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... . Conversation flowing between the guy from Lima and the family, I was glad when they asked how long it took to get to Peru from Scotland, something I could actually answer. Not impressed by the 14 hours they then asked if it was cold when you put your ...

Machu Picchu, the Old Peak, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu, the Old Peak

A travel blog entry by ameng

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18/01/2011 - Tuesday Our first order of business after arriving at Machu Picchu was to get our tickets stamped, which meant walking down to the bottom where the entrance gates were.  I went to the bathroom and noticed that some small red spots were ...

Cusco,   The Place, Cusco, Peru travel blog

Cusco, The Place

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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This entry, called "Cusco, The Place", is more for posting photos than anything else. I've spent a bit of time exploring the side streets and back alleys around town trying to get interesting photographs. So this collection of pictures is mostly ...

Taking it easy, 2014, Cusco, Peru travel blog

Taking it easy, 2014

A travel blog entry by beardandblonde

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... from behind the many counters. Pig heads, chicken feet (used for chicken soup) and skinned guinea pigs on skewers (a delicacy in Peru) are enough to cause even the hardened carnivore to step over to the dark side. Not trusting the strength of our ...

Mini Galapagos, Pisco, Peru travel blog

Mini Galapagos

A travel blog entry by tomsontravels

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We decided to take a trip to a place known as the poor mans galapagos athough i think the galapagos is for rich people anyway. The Illas Ballestos An Island off the mainland which is a breeding ground for thousands of birds with other sea life including ...

Big Rocks, Stone Steps and the Incas, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Big Rocks, Stone Steps and the Incas

A travel blog entry by allisonandjeff

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... the ruins and then met up with our group in a nearby town for lunch. (Side note - we haven't been able to avoid strikes in Peru, no matter where we go. But this time it worked more to our benefit than not - the trains had been shut down most of the day ...

Lima - A crazy place, Lima, Peru travel blog

Lima - A crazy place

A travel blog entry by erriuc

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I've only stayed a night in Lima as I will spend more time there (maybe?) after my jungle stay.  While I was walking on the side walk around 8pm, I was approached by a Cuban.  He was a movie producer and quickly offered me a job.  I have ...

Taquile, Taquile, Peru travel blog

Taquile

A travel blog entry by erriuc

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Journey Through Time 5 - Ancestors, Peru, Peru travel blog

Journey Through Time 5 - Ancestors

A travel blog entry by erriuc

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High up on this plateau at 4000m above sea level, strangely similar to Marca Wasi, we started our journey at an 8000 years old altar, where carvings and paintings were showing stories and weird symbols.  An hour meditation later, I had the certainty ...

And then there was One in Machu Picchu, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

And then there was One in Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by rickwastaken

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... hours there!). I met mother/son traveling duo of the Two-Weeker variety who were just doing a short trip through parts of Peru. I told them a few of my stories from traveling so far. I also mentioned my plan to drive from Maryland to San ...

Homestay on the beautiful Lake Titicaca!, Puno, Peru travel blog

Homestay on the beautiful Lake Titicaca!

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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... take their advice, we decided to check it out for ourselves and make our own minds up. We arrived via our last bus ride in Peru and I think were really gonna miss the super comfy buses compared with Bolivia. The views along the 6 hour journey were of the ...

Inti Raymi 24th June 2012, Cusco, Peru travel blog

Inti Raymi 24th June 2012

A travel blog entry by nadinehanlon

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... is carried out and the llama is sacrificed.  This is really a huge festival and around 100,people come from all over Peru to celebrate it. The plan had been to meet Suzan in Starbucks at around 10am as they have a balcony overlooking the Plaza Armor ...

crimbo, n-y-e and sticky fingered scoundrels, Cusco, Peru travel blog

crimbo, n-y-e and sticky fingered scoundrels

A travel blog entry by coopertrooper

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Since we last blogged we had been eating ice-cream in the very pleasant Cusco plaza de armas and just checked into our hostel, called Loki,  a dangerous place. They gave us a little tour when we arrived, our room, on-suite and a bed ...

Our only Christmas present - a sachet of love lube, Cusco, Peru travel blog

Our only Christmas present - a sachet of love lube

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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Well it was finally here, Christmas day. Not a day we have been looking forward to while travelling. A different Christmas for all of us. I suppose first things first, Happy Birthday Dad, hope you liked your e card and sky diving DVD's. We did our ...

Journey Through Time - Mesa II, Chiclayo, Peru travel blog

Journey Through Time - Mesa II

A travel blog entry by erriuc

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Our second journey was near Tucume at a place called Bosque de Pumac.  This second mesa was focused on the element Earth and Communion.  After a crazy series of synchronicities we arrived at Bosque de Pumac, a protected area where we found a ...

Inca Trail - Day4 - Machu Picchu, Cusco, Peru travel blog

Inca Trail - Day4 - Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by erriuc

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... the rule of Pachacuti, they started their very impressive expansion to eventually cover the current locations of Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile and Argentina.     Only the elite were called Incas while the conquered civilizations as ...

Inca Trail - Day3, Cusco, Peru travel blog

Inca Trail - Day3

A travel blog entry by erriuc

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Inca Trail - Day1, Cusco, Peru travel blog

Inca Trail - Day1

A travel blog entry by erriuc

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Nazca - Day 101-102, Nazca, Peru travel blog

Nazca - Day 101-102

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... for my 7.30am departure to Nazca, an 8 hour bus journey through the coastal deserts and sand dunes of the southern half of Peru. This desolate landscape is a stark contrast to other environments I've seen in Peru so far. As soon as we left the city ...

The Islands of Lake Titicaca, Puno, Peru travel blog

The Islands of Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by dane

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... to simply enjoying the views the mountain provided. Lake Titicaca is the highest navigable lake in the world and is shared by Peru and Bolivia. We left from Puno on the Peruvian side. There are a number of islands and the coast line is beautiful. ...

An Eventful Day, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

An Eventful Day

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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Megan's View of the Day: We woke up early to try and make it to Machu before the first train arrived at 10.30AM. We were both feeling a bit worse for wear after having some dodgy food from Victor Victorias in Cusco, so after a dry bread roll for breaky ...

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