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  • Peru HopThomas and I had the pleasure to be joined on our travels by his mum, Erika, for almost three weeks in southern Peru! It was a very busy few weeks and we packed in as many places as we could Posted by tag.mrd in Hola América del Sur! | Sep 15, 2014
  • Day 12Today we started the day at Lake Titicaaca, the highest navigatable lake in the world. From our hotel we boarded boats that took us to the world famous Uros Islands which are made of reeds and float on the lake. Posted by Nors Stephens in Adventurous Four | Sep 11, 2014
  • Cusco to PunoUp early today and on bus to Puno. We left Cusco hotel at 7.15AM. It was a long journey and arrived at 4.30ish. Some of the scenery was similar to Southland in NZ very dry. The colour of Posted by Nors Stephens in Adventurous Four | Sep 10, 2014
  • Day 9 & 10Having trouble with WiFi so really short . I typed out last night and again tonight and loose before posting. Couple of busy days in a way but making the most of whats around. Went on city tour yesterday Posted by Nors Stephens in Adventurous Four | Sep 9, 2014
  • The Salkantay trek and Macho Picchu We arrived back to Cusco yesterday after the Salkantay trek. Day 1 We left Cusco at 3am to get the bus to a small town called Mollepata where we had breakfast and started walk Posted by Ethiopia 2014 in South America | Sep 9, 2014
  • Machu PicchuHi everyone Today we had a free morning in the village below Machu Picchu. We opted to do an optional walking tour of a local sanctuary where they had beautiful orchid gardens and they are a habitat for a number of Posted by Nors Stephens in Adventurous Four | Sep 7, 2014
  • Machu PicchuYesterday was wow today was oh my god. Early rise 4.30am breakfast 5.15am then on to Ollyantaytambo to catch the train. Raining. So beautiful and different landscape from dry Andes to rain forrest with Snow capped mountains and glaciers Posted by Nors Stephens in Adventurous Four | Sep 6, 2014
  • Sacred ValleyWOW what a day today. We went to a place today called Ollantaytambo, the oldest continuously occupied settlement in the Americas. We visited the incan fortress that overlooks the town. after climing to the top and back we then purchased Posted by Nors Stephens in Adventurous Four | Sep 5, 2014
  • Lima to CuscoLeft Lima and on to the Sacred Valley. The scenery is spectacular as we are ine Andes and in amongst very rugged mountains.We saw terraces that were built by the Incas and are still used for farming today.We went to Posted by Nors Stephens in Adventurous Four | Sep 4, 2014
  • Colca Canyon and CuscoWe went to visit a place three hours from Arequipa called Colca Canyon. Apparently it's the second deepest canyon in the world and is 4160m at its deepest point (the deepest one is in China Posted by Ethiopia 2014 in South America | Sep 3, 2014
  • The return of the bumsThe journey home consisted of leaving Mancora at 5pm on a bus heading to Lima to catch our flight the following evening. The flight was to Madrid and then we had a connection to make from Madrid to Heathrow. We Posted by zoandy in Our travels to find the flip side..... | Sep 3, 2014
  • LimaNot raining in Santiago today but very smoggy. Glad we had the rain to give better views. Arrived in Lima peak hour traffic Brisbane traffic nothing to here. No one follows rules take life in own hands. Glad we in Posted by Nors Stephens in Adventurous Four | Sep 3, 2014
  • Northern Peru From the coast of Ecuador we started our journey into Peru. We decided to take a night bus from Guayaquil straight to Mancora, Peru, thinking it would be a smooth Posted by tag.mrd in Hola América del Sur! | Aug 29, 2014
  • Peru 21st - 28th August So after a night in Madrid and a sleepy 8 hour stopover in Bogota airport we arrived in Lima early on the 21st of August. It's the middle of winter now in Peru and the city Posted by Ethiopia 2014 in South America | Aug 28, 2014
  • PeruLess than 48 hours after exams ended, two friends and I boarded a plane from Milan to Cusco, Peru. After a long journey of 37 hours (including a 7 hour layover in Miami Airport) we finally arrived in the old Posted by tvons in Third Culture Kid | Aug 23, 2014
  • Day 11 - Machu Picchu==On== this early Monday morning, which was also National Independence Day for Peru, our travel agent Cesar picked us up at our hotel and drove us up the dusty hills to the next township of Posted by hippocampus in Saludos South America 2014 | Aug 22, 2014
  • Day 10 - Sacred Valley tours I think that our guide Fernando really wanted us to try eating guinea pig. He kept talking about how much Posted by hippocampus in Saludos South America 2014 | Aug 18, 2014
  • Aguas CalientesWell!!, What can we say.....up at 4am yesterday at at Machu Picchu by 6.30am in time to see the sun come over the Mts and shine in this A ma zing place. Words just cannot describe the majesty of this Posted by RuthWinmill in Ruth & Ralph's RTW Trip | Aug 18, 2014
  • CuscoArrtved to a hot day with our transfer driver ready and waitiing for us - had a. Meeting with our tour guide at 4 pm. Mostly Aussies on the tour, couple from USA, two from Singapore, and us. A nice Posted by RuthWinmill in Ruth & Ralph's RTW Trip | Aug 16, 2014
  • Day 9 - Cusco local tours ==J==ust in time, we settled back into our hotel in Cusco for a few nights, breaking our stressful string Posted by hippocampus in Saludos South America 2014 | Aug 14, 2014
  • LimaI'm a bit frustrated at present with the internet connections here or lack of. Found this morning that we can get WiFi here at the Hotel, not told that yesterday when I asked.... So began filling you all in just before Posted by RuthWinmill in Ruth & Ralph's RTW Trip | Aug 11, 2014
  • Day 8 – Altiplano to Cusco To get from Puno back to Cusco, the good news for my family was that we would NOT have to wake up at 4:30am to catch another flight. The bad news was Posted by hippocampus in Saludos South America 2014 | Aug 4, 2014
  • Day 7 – Juliaca, Puno, and Lake Titicaca I want to take a paragraph to brag about how good my family is at traveling. Miles, who has been shanghaied on many a trip against his wishes, has developed patience, flexibility, Posted by hippocampus in Saludos South America 2014 | Aug 4, 2014
  • Kicking my heels in Lima On Friday morning, it was off to Lima. Unfortunately the flght was delayed so did not reach my hotel in Lima until after 4pm. My hotel was very pleasant but in a rather bland suburb called San Miguel. I did Posted by liamwimbo in South America | Aug 3, 2014
  • Day 6 - Arequipa Another early morning check out to catch a very early flight from Cusco to Arequipa. My family is tremendously patient, but I sense rumblings of mutiny. [img=http://photos.travellerspoint Posted by hippocampus in Saludos South America 2014 | Jul 31, 2014
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