- ParacasParacas is a small coastal town, with a population of around 15 as far as I can tell, about 20 mins from Pisco of Pisco Sour fame.
There are two attractions of this dessert port town both in the Paracas Posted by Time Well Spent in More Fun Than a Mortgage | Dec 4, 2013
- Back to some normality in LimaAfter the Rainforest we spent four days in the busy city of Lima, where the traffic makes no sense. However despite the crazy roads we enjoyed our time there. The food was good and there was plenty to do.
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- Iquitos and the RainforestWe arrived in the city of Iquitos after the three day boat trip. Iquitos is the largest city in the world not accessible by road. We chose to visit the Manatee rescue centre, which was well worth the trip. The Posted by Time Well Spent in More Fun Than a Mortgage | Dec 1, 2013
- PeruWe are now in La Paz, Bolivia having spent an excellent 6 weeks in Peru without once updating our blog...oops!
Arequipa (7th September - 8th September)
From Arica in Chile we took a chaotic bus over the border where we had to Posted by duncan-alice in Duncan & Alice Go RTW! | Dec 1, 2013
- ArequipaTime to stop the high altitude training after completing a three day hike down into the canyon, two nights at villages and then walking out. We started at 5 am to climb up the over 1000 metes of altitude, and Posted by Jen Tallarook in South America 10th Oct 2013 | Nov 30, 2013
- Boat down the Amazon riverWe left Mancora after a week long stay in the Loki bubble of nothing but sun, booze and partying. We headed first to Chiclayo, a city 6 hours South of Mancora and straight through the dessert. We stayed in Chiclayo Posted by Time Well Spent in More Fun Than a Mortgage | Nov 30, 2013
- So Far...===First photos===
With friend Pilar when I first arrived in Lima
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- Day 2-AmazonDay 2
We took a tour of Lima with Jose as our tour guide. The first stop, The San Francisco church was where we went into the catacombs under the church. Everything had gold or gold gilding. Posted by Hanser61 in Amazon & Machu Picchu | Nov 21, 2013
- Arequipa and the Colca cañonOne city I hadn't had the chance the visit when I first travelled to Peru two years ago was the colonial town of Arequipa, located near Cuzco and not too far from the Bolivian and Chilean borders. The city actually Posted by manolo84 in Around The World in 365 days | Nov 20, 2013
- MancoraOur time spent in Mancora consisted mostly of doing very little and drinking a lot. A beer pong tournament, hours of ping pong practice, another karaoke night, too much civiche, too long spent by the pool, a game of giant Posted by Time Well Spent in More Fun Than a Mortgage | Nov 17, 2013
- Boating down the AmazonIt started with an early start, but then again, it always does. Anneliese and I have come to call these days where timings have to be adhered to, as “work days.” I know some people would be in utter disagreement Posted by Pirty in Adventures in Latin America | Nov 17, 2013
- The mysterious Nazca lines...After Huacachina, my plan was to go straight to Arequipa in the south of the country. However, in between the two locations lies Nazca, a desert-scorched town and its famous mysterious "lines". For those who have never heard or Posted by manolo84 in Around The World in 365 days | Nov 16, 2013
- Huacachina, a fun oasisFollowing my adventures in cold Huaraz, I decided to renew with the sun and warmth by doing a pit stop in the Peruvian desert, in Huacachina.
Located in the south of Lima, Huacachina is a little village near Ica, and has Posted by manolo84 in Around The World in 365 days | Nov 14, 2013
- Santa Cruz TrekAfter spending then a few days in Huaraz and after having climbed to the Laguna 69 (see [[http://manolo.travellerspoint.com/45|previous post]]), I wanted to take on a bigger challenge. There are several famous treks near Huaraz which range from 3 to 10 Posted by manolo84 in Around The World in 365 days | Nov 12, 2013
- Lima, Peru[center]
Trip to cell block.
We arrived to Lima airport at 1am, to a chaotic arrivals hall where we searched for our names amongst hundreds of others, and we were swiftly taken into our Posted by chiaramichael in 111 Days | Nov 11, 2013
- Day 9 SatDay 9 Sat Ok I'm starting this a second time as I had to turn it off for the plane ride from Iquitos to Lima and I guess I didn't hit the save button properly. We got up earlythis morning Posted by Hanser61 in Amazon & Machu Picchu | Nov 9, 2013
- The Inca Trail and Machu PichuWe arrived in Cusco pretty late at night and rushed to the office to ensure we were still leaving on the trip on the Monday morning and all seemed good. We spent Sunday having a look around the city, which Posted by Pirty in Adventures in Latin America | Nov 7, 2013
- A Little More Lima and a Long Flight HomeThis was our last morning on the ship. We ate early and went to the auditorium where we waited to be called on to disembark, get our bags, and board a bus for the airport.
All of that was easy. Posted by jeburns55 in Pacific Mysteries 2013 | Nov 6, 2013
- Lima, Peru: Our Final PortWe started the morning with breakfast in our room as we watched the outer islands of the port of Callao (Lima), Peru, drift into view. Our arrival was heralded by dozens of huge jellyfish (Chrysaora plocamia) drifting below Posted by jeburns55 in Pacific Mysteries 2013 | Nov 6, 2013
- Huaraz and the Cordillera BlancaWhile the Himalaya gets all the attention when it comes to high-altitude trekking, Peru's Cordillera Blanca offers the solitude of big mountains with far less people than in Asia. It's also a less-crowded alternative to the hordes headed to Machu Posted by manolo84 in Around The World in 365 days | Nov 3, 2013
- Flight downWe flew Copa Air (Who?). I know, I know, I thought the same thing that we'd be sitting next to a farmer with his chickens. Turns out that they are part of the United Airlines Alliance. Actually, it Posted by Hanser61 in Amazon & Machu Picchu | Nov 1, 2013
- The Andean Explorer, PeruSo we had suffered Puno for a night... and our reward was a train ride that I had found on the internet. Lonely Planet said "Overpriced, follows the same route as the bus, takes the same time and costs 5 Posted by Pirty in Adventures in Latin America | Oct 26, 2013
- Nasca desert and travel rageNasca desert and travel rage
I sat with my friend in tears on the sofa i Posted by Kirstyonwroot in Peruvian adventure! | Oct 17, 2013
- Hot springs and Arequipa
The last couple of days have been mainly travelling. We visited colca canyon yesterday to see the condors when the sun came up. We left at 6am and drove up through the side of a mountain, through a tunnel where Posted by Kirstyonwroot in Peruvian adventure! | Oct 17, 2013
- Gearing UpFive and a half months to get ready. Stopped at Duluth Trading, got some Amazon clothes. Quick drying because they say it rains every day there. Expect to get wet. Posted by Hanser61 in Amazon & Machu Picchu | Jun 6, 2013