- GEN. SAN MARTIN / PISCO, PERU - Part 1
The 2nd segment of the "World Cruise" had started in Lima. Our port today, General San Martin, was a real eye-opener! I had no idea that the western coast of Peru is o Posted by Swenigale in SERENITY 4- YOU MEAN THERE'S MORE? | Feb 5, 2013
- Realizations and ReflectionsSo we’ve been traveling for almost three months now, and we have learned so much about ourselves and exactly what it is that we’re looking for on this journey. We basically jumped head first into the world, after being Posted by jessp2386 in Searching for the Source | Feb 4, 2013
- LIMA, PERU
Our guided tour into Lima started in the foggy harbor, but we found clear weather as we arrived in the city. We were able to get a glimpse into the Spanish past in the Posted by Swenigale in SERENITY 4- YOU MEAN THERE'S MORE? | Feb 4, 2013
- Arequipa 2I have spent the last day recuperating and lounging around. I have never done this on a vacation before. It allows for some interesting experiences.
I started the weekend with breakfast from McDonalds.
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/5563 Posted by solorooster in The Rooster's Solo Adventure | Feb 3, 2013
- CALLAO, PERU - DAY 1 AND 2
The seaport for Lima, Peru is the city of Callao. We were docked here for three days. Having this dredger working beside our ship the whole time gave rise to lots of s Posted by Swenigale in SERENITY 4- YOU MEAN THERE'S MORE? | Feb 3, 2013
- Colca Canyon Today I am back in Arequipa chilling and recuperating from one of the toughest trekking experiences of my life. It wasn't technically that difficult but I ended up spraining an ankle and getting some of the stomach problems at Posted by solorooster in The Rooster's Solo Adventure | Feb 2, 2013
- SALAVERRY, PERU
A Peruvian dog seems to be guarding the Temple of the Moon, built by the Mochica civilization 2000 years ago.
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/92262/EE23B29 Posted by Swenigale in SERENITY 4- YOU MEAN THERE'S MORE? | Feb 1, 2013
- Chapter #3: Crossing BordersDear all,
here I am again, with a new entry about my travel around the world. I am now in Lima, capital of Peru, and I would like to tell you a bit of what happened after Galapagos that brought me Posted by jack87jack in Spinning around | Jan 31, 2013
- South America 1987 (20) - Peru (7) - ImpressionsLike in Brazil and Ecuador we stayed in Peru approximately a month (32 days) and I would like to summarise some impressions from our stay.
[i](Here is an introduction to our visit to Peru at the time of blogging: As Posted by Sandalsand in Sandalsand | Dec 28, 1987
- South America 1987 (19) - Peru (6) - Puno and Lake TiticacaPuno, Titicaca and reed boats: The next leg of our journey through South America went to the town of Puno, right on the world’s highest navigable lake, Titicaca, 3,800 metres above sea level.
===Friday 25.12.1987, Cuzco – Puno===
The train Posted by Sandalsand in Sandalsand | Dec 28, 1987
- South America 1987 (18) - Peru (5) - Machu PicchuFinally, one of the highlights of this South American journey was coming up. We were going to visit Machu Picchu. In addition we’re going to spend Christmas in a foreign land.
===Tuesday 22.12.1987, Cuzco – Machu Picchu===
This was a long a Posted by Sandalsand in Sandalsand | Dec 25, 1987
- South America 1987 (17) - Peru (4) - First days in CuzcoChristmas was coming up and we wanted to press on into the mountainous southern Peru, and away from Lima. We flew to Cuzco, the ancient capital of the once mighty Inca people.
===Thursday 17.12.1987, Lima – Cuzco===
It was a lovely day Posted by Sandalsand in Sandalsand | Dec 22, 1987
- ArequipaI am realizing that to cover everything I experience in each day here would take 3 in itself.
I am learning that changing location is difficult. Yesterday after a 16.5 hour busride and little sleep, my first impressions Posted by solorooster in The Rooster's Solo Adventure | Jan 29, 2013
- My first long bus rideI took a luxury bus from Lima to Arequipa. This bus had 2 decks, reclining seats, video screens, and a wifi connection that worked if cell reception was reachable. My friend said that it sure beat Nepal where Posted by solorooster in The Rooster's Solo Adventure | Jan 28, 2013
- Colca Canyon"Oh My God", "this is madness" and, more often than not, "what the ***k" - these were the utterances you would have heard if you were anywhere near me on our trek to the bottom of the Colca Canyon Posted by Loodersatlarge in loodersatlarge | Jan 28, 2013
- LimaI am going to take it easy today after 3 days of hanging out in Lima. I am off to Arequipa tonight. It has been a both tiring and fun start to the trip. I have met Posted by solorooster in The Rooster's Solo Adventure | Jan 27, 2013
- Interpreting the Nasca LinesWe thought be might never arrive in Nasca. Mid way on our journey, our bus stopped in the middle of the road on the outskirts of a little village. Some locals had placed large boulders across the road in protest Posted by Loodersatlarge in loodersatlarge | Jan 25, 2013
- Picking up the pieces in LimaAfter our saga in Santiago we arrived in Lima in style being picked up by a driver at the airport who whisked us to our hotel in San Isidro where our hotel was located. Being dog tired we opted for Posted by Loodersatlarge in loodersatlarge | Jan 25, 2013
- First Stop: Cusco and the Sacred Valley, PeruCusco.
After flying 6.5 hours from Atlanta we arrived in Lima, Peru just after midnight. We cleared customs and stayed at the airport through the night. Our flight to Cusco was early the next morning and it didn’t make Posted by mcpherson.nyc in Kirkwood Adrift | Jan 24, 2013
- Hi from Peru!
I arrived in Lima just after 5 this morning. After all of the prep time, I am actually here, how strange. The process of leaving was very hard actually and I was missing friends and family on the Posted by solorooster in The Rooster's Solo Adventure | Jan 24, 2013
- The Pre-Incan Ruins of Northern PeruChachapoyas was not on our original list of places to visit, but after chatting with some people back in Quito, Danny and I were convinced that we had to see the Fortress of Kuelap (often referred to as the Machu Posted by TravellingFries in Small Fries, Big Travels | Jan 24, 2013
- Northern PeruIt has been a while since we have posted anything on here, and we have now been in Peru for a couple of weeks. So much has happened, and there is a lot to talk about. Starting with our first Posted by SusieMiller in Head South | Jan 22, 2013
- South America 1987 (16) - Peru (3) - Lima[b]Lima, and the long journey to get there: After a month in Ecuador we returned to Peru. We spent two days nearly continuously on buses from Riobamba in Ecuador to Lima, Peru over a distance of 1,700 km. Lima had Posted by Sandalsand in Sandalsand | Dec 17, 1987
- Lima, Cusco, Machu Picchu
From Iquitos we flew to Lima, the capital of Peru. We stayed in a hostel in the Miraflores district which is known for its shopping, gardens, flower-filled parks and beaches. We Posted by karenandbyron in The Goves' Travel Diaries | Jan 21, 2013
- The Inca TrailOn Tuesday 15th Jan we met up with our group at Hotel Prisma in Cusco for the Inca Trail - the guide Roger a Peruvian man (who considered himself descendant of ´Inca Spirit´), a middle aged mexican couple, an old Posted by ourbonvoyage in Our Bon Voyage | Jan 21, 2013