- Abancay, PeruIn some ways, I was reluctant to leave Lima. There was so much more to see and do, but after a week I felt it was time to move on. When trying to determine my next route (Arequipa? Cusco?), it Posted by jaytravels in The Foreigner | Apr 5, 2013
- Refugio AmazonasLeft the hotel at around 7:30 and we all piled into a big bus, which is good, because this means we have right of way in all traffic. Unless of course, we come up against a bigger vehicle, but the Posted by mljjs in Ando's Andes & Incas | Apr 19, 2013
- Lima - Last DayOur second morning in Lima was also a latish one, and we moped down to breakfast at 9:15. We packed and headed off to our new hotel in the centre of Lima where we'd be meeting our tour partners at Posted by mljjs in Ando's Andes & Incas | Apr 19, 2013
- Down to the jungle (Inca Trail Day 3)I felt much better for day 3 of the Inca Trail. At the campsite, clouds swirled around revealing occasional snowcapped peaks.
Our easy day started with some mild uphill on a 95 origina Posted by solorooster in The Rooster's Solo Adventure | Apr 19, 2013
- Mira Flores, Lima. Not a Bad SpotThe day started with a sleep in, you little beauty, and then a short walk to a pyramid type ancient site, called Huaca Pucliana. This looked great from outside the fence surrounding it and I was looking forward to getting Posted by mljjs in Ando's Andes & Incas | Apr 18, 2013
- A Long Day (Inca Trail Day 2)I woke up feeling weak and sick the second morning. My stomach was upset and I couldn’t eat much. It is also the hardest day by far for the trek … 4300 feet of vertical over 10 miles Posted by solorooster in The Rooster's Solo Adventure | Apr 18, 2013
- The Start of An Adventure (Inca Trail Day 1)We all got up at 3:30 AM to meet at 4AM. Our group’s van then took us to Ollantaytambo for breakfast. Guinea Pig were on display like a fishtank at a seafood restaurant.
After breakf Posted by solorooster in The Rooster's Solo Adventure | Apr 17, 2013
- Cusco’s Surrounding Inca SitesAround Cusco itself are 4 Inca sites and I visited them on 2 different days.
First visited was Sasqaywaman, located on the hill above Cusco, is believed to be a major sun temple site. It’s stone wall, made Posted by solorooster in The Rooster's Solo Adventure | Apr 16, 2013
- CuscoOver the last week and a half Cusco has been my home away from home. It was also a time when friends from home arrived to do the Inca Trail.
Cusco is a very interesting city located in a steep Posted by solorooster in The Rooster's Solo Adventure | Apr 16, 2013
- Hello PeruDay 12 - Lima
2:30 am wake up call for a 3:00am pickup from the hotel was really tough. Of course i was up and about waiting for the alarm to go off...not. We had had a great night with the Posted by mljjs in Ando's Andes & Incas | Apr 16, 2013
- Bolivia to PeruAfter Rurrenabaque we spent one final night in La Paz before heading to Peru. For all of those who have read the book "Marching Powder", the last afternoon we spent in La Paz we went to the famous corrupted San Posted by Scott-Georgie in Georgie & Scott in South America | Apr 15, 2013
- Andes, Coca, PiscoSo we set off on a leg of our journey that we thought would add a few notches to our adventure totem. A road leading from Casma, Perú to Huaraz, a city of 130,000 nestled between the Cordilleras Blancas Posted by ceastburn in Sunny and Cricket's Terruffic Adventure | Apr 11, 2013
- Two or more bicyclists = race, anywhereThe highlight of our time in Trujillo, Perú were some bike races that we stumbled upon. The city has a beautiful plaza, and on this Sunday morning bike races were being held around and around it. 15-20 laps Posted by ceastburn in Sunny and Cricket's Terruffic Adventure | Apr 9, 2013
- Pisac and CuscoWhen arriving to Cusco, it was recommended to go to the nearby town of Pisac on Sunday to go to the market.
Before leaving for Pisac, I took a photo of the view from my hostel out the window Posted by solorooster in The Rooster's Solo Adventure | Apr 7, 2013
- Puno to CuscoI decided to take my time getting to Cusco and take a touristic bus that stopped along the way. Leaving Puno, we stopped an hour and a half into the trip at Pukara. There, we went to a Posted by solorooster in The Rooster's Solo Adventure | Apr 6, 2013
- Islands of Lake TitikakaWhen I was in Bolivia, my guidebook said that the town of Cocacabana and Isla Del Sol were a highlight on Lake Titikaka (the local spelling), However, there was a strike which closed the road to Cocacabana and I chose Posted by solorooster in The Rooster's Solo Adventure | Apr 5, 2013
- La Paz, Bolivia to Puno, Peru on the shores of Lake TiticacaI boarded a morning bus in La Paz to head into Peru. I continue to head north as I will be meeting friends in Cuzco in a week to do the Inca Trail. overall I liked La Paz Posted by solorooster in The Rooster's Solo Adventure | Apr 4, 2013
- Hairless dogs and Pisco SoursWe were pleasantly surprised by Guayaquil, Ecuador's largest city. A Malecon was built in 2000 along the big, muddy Rio Guyas. It's a great place to walk, with playgrounds, monuments, and a tropical garden. It was full Posted by ceastburn in Sunny and Cricket's Terruffic Adventure | Apr 3, 2013
- Our Crowdfunding ProjectLong time no news from CConTheRoad – but we’re still in South America. Not so much on the road anymore though. After visiting Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley around Cusco, we returned to this beautiful city one more time… Posted by ccontheroad in CC on the Road | Mar 31, 2013
- PeruPeru, the third largest country in South America, from a geographic perspective, is as diverse as they come. From huge Andean glaciers, to endless coastal deserts, to the tropical rainforest of the Amazon basin, you can find it all in Posted by South.America in Peru | Mar 29, 2013
- Putucusi(Desole pour le manque d'accents, clavier QWERTY oblige...)
Apres une longue derniere semaine a Cusco (preparations, rangements et beaucoup de travail pour Sarah), nous voila enfin partis pour notre periple de deux mois! Premiere etape au programme (et Posted by Hugo-and-Sarah in The Jessianis in South America! | Mar 29, 2013
- Last day in Lima
Last day in Lima, Peru and we are concluding with a visit to Universidad San I Posted by NSCC Intl in NSCC International | Mar 26, 2013
- Leaving Arequipa...
Arequipa, Peru: the air is fresh and the sun is shining, and it is about 20 degrees. It is like this most of the year, ex Posted by NSCC Intl in NSCC International | Mar 23, 2013
- For 39 Cents!The Sun. The ancient Incas worshiped the sun as their God and Provider; but, what a joy to help their ancestors learn the truth about Jehovah our Creator! Therefore, the Peruvian Nuevo Sol, or “New Sun”, is the money used Posted by TenekaCJ in Serving in Peru, South America | Mar 25, 2013
- Street JobsAround the plaza in Loja, Ecuador, woman earned money by offering to laminate documents and ID cards. A side street in Chiclayo had a dozen men with typewriters on tall stands ready to type up your letters or documents. Posted by jaytravels in The Foreigner | Mar 21, 2013