Villa Carmen Lodge
Travel Blogs from Peru
Boarded a combi and sat next to a woman with a box of baby birds on her lap. Walked to the museo 2.5km out of town to see the 219 mummies they discovered, then at night just happened to be the 50th anniversary of their school so the kids made hundreds of paper lanterns and had a parade through town with fireworks in the square at the end.
... feet deep.
Incan mythology claims that Lake Titicaca was the site where civilization first began. It was here that the first Inca king, Manco Capac, is said to have been born of the sun god. The gods later created a wife for him, and together they founded a tribe that would eventually grow into the Inca Empire that dominated much of South America before the arrival of Europeans in colonial times. More than 180 ruins and monuments remain in the area as testaments to ...
... architectural and land use achievements anywhere and the most significant tangible legacy of the Inca civilization. The Huayna Picchu mountain on the north, Machu Picchu mountain on the south, Mount Yanantin, the triangular peak Putucusi—all of these are holy peaks. We know this because the Quechua Indians, the people who are the descendants of the Inca, pray to these mountains, so the site is a natural. It couldn't have been better as a royal estate for ...
... Vic and I who heard it! It was the topic of conversation during breakfast.
Peru's Tambopata-Candamo Reserve is located in the region of Madre de Dios, not far from Cusco. In this amazing biological reserve, three different ecosystems converge together: the Amazonian plain, the eastern slopes of the Andes and the Pampas ecosystem. This environmental diversity has allowed at least 11 different types of forests to co-exist leading to an incredible biodiversity.
Next we arrived at a little town called Paracas. A lovely sunny chilled out place to rest for the night! After arriving we spent the day just wandering around in the sun. We later met up with some of our Peru Hop bus peeps for drinks and pool in the hostel. The next morning we took a boat trip to to the Ballestas Islands also known as 'poor mans Galapogas'. I absolutely loved this trip. You know me a sucker for any kind of wildlife! As we left the ...
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