- Alli and Ellie hike to Machu PicchuBefore we embarked on our two weeks together, Alli and I came up with two hashtags or slogans for our time together. #AlliandElliedrinkPeru and #AlliandElliehikePeru. So far we have only succeeded at the latter. While we have tried lots of Posted by elliehirch in Travel, She Wrote | Oct 1, 2016
- Arequipa and Colca CanyonAfter another windy, slow bus ride we made er back to Lima. This time Alli and I took gravol and managed to sleep maybe three quarters of the time but I think it was still in our system when we Posted by elliehirch in 8 Month Adventure | Oct 1, 2016
- Lima and Huaraz After a very restless night, largely due to mosquitos (I am now literally covered in bites, arms, legs like constellations, itchiest bites I've ever had) even with spray before sleep, the 2:30 alarm was a hard one. I grabbed all Posted by elliehirch in 8 Month Adventure | Oct 1, 2016
- Arequipa & the Colca CanyonWell, while Alli and I are getting better at Peruvian night buses (managed to sleep ~3/4 of the time), it was a very groggy morning in Lima. Which may have been the previous nights gravol, or the 6 on the Posted by elliehirch in Travel, She Wrote | Sep 25, 2016
- Hiking in HuarazAlli is here, Alli is here!! Ellie is happy. We had a wonderful reunion in the Lima airport after both flying overnight (I at least got to sleep in a bed until 2:30am!). After a taxi to the bus station Posted by elliehirch in Travel, She Wrote | Sep 21, 2016
- Peru 2014[img=ht Posted by Anahera in Sarah is traveling the world... | Sep 4, 2016
- The End of DaysThe End of Days
I didn't intend to write any more blogs but as I started to write this I realised it would be more negative than it should be. Lima, in its defence, was never going to live up to Posted by WelshAndy in A 3 week adventure of 2 Auld ones | Aug 6, 2016
- Finding Beauty in PeruOur time in Peru surprised us. The place is quite developed compared to areas we had visited, has its own cuisine that is different to anything else in the world and the landscape is varied and expansive.
Attractions like Posted by chellebelle in Nil Responsibilities 'Til 30 | Aug 5, 2016
- Days 13 to 16Day 13
So today is a day for travel from Copacobana to Cusco. We were up early again having been unable to sleep under the mass of bedding afforded us. We were fed and watered and lined up to get Posted by WelshAndy in A 3 week adventure of 2 Auld ones | Aug 3, 2016
- MEMORIES OF PERU
Here are some of the things that I noted while visiting Peru.
1. Tourism – they have it all figured out. Tourist sites are well equipped. They manage thousands of to Posted by curlygirl in One mom, one son, one world | Jul 25, 2016
- The Lost City of the IncasMachu Picchu is often dubbed the best known archeological site in South America.
Check this out this video on how we came to Machu Picchu via an adventure through Incan Posted by wintermaasz in Sarah and Nathan take on the world | Jul 24, 2016
- Into the Incan WildLast week, we took a 4-day trek through the Andes. On day one, we arrived at the Incan village of Písac just in time to see the sunrise over the Sacred Valley.
The Inca Posted by wintermaasz in Sarah and Nathan take on the world | Jul 23, 2016
- Rainbow MountainRainbow Mountain is located southeast of Cusco, in the heart of the Andes.
It's official name is Vinicunca, and the mountain is a more mysterious adventure destination, Posted by wintermaasz in Sarah and Nathan take on the world | Jul 22, 2016
- LimaLima doesn't have a great reputation with travelers but I've always rather liked the place. It's big, gritty, dangerous in some areas, but with a pleasant and charming old center.
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- Arequipa Ten years ago Arequipa was the lifesaving destination of our Peruvian trip. The combination of altitude and cold in Cusco had given me a case of bronchitis that got worse and worse the further we travelled. By the time we Posted by paulymx in Paul & Shelly's World Tour 2016 | Jul 22, 2016
- The Incan Capital of CuzcoCusco was the capital of the Incan Empire until the Spanish conquest in the 16th century.
Located in Southeastern Peru, we arrived to Cusco via a gorgeous rid Posted by wintermaasz in Sarah and Nathan take on the world | Jul 21, 2016
- The Inca Trail MarathonI said my goodbyes to the family at the plaza in Ollantaytambo and Ben and I joined the other runners on the bus headed for the start of the Inca Trial. I'm not sure if what I was feeling Posted by Watson5 in Watson Family Travels | Jul 17, 2016
- LIVING INSIDE A NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE
This has been a very Posted by curlygirl in One mom, one son, one world | Jul 15, 2016
- A VERY FLUFFY ALPACA AND A ROUND OF OXYGEN FOR THE TEAM
I am writing a very short note to say that we are safely in Puno.
We took a 10 hour tourist bus today from Cusco to Peru. This ride included 5 stops along the way to Posted by curlygirl in One mom, one son, one world | Jul 13, 2016
- LLAMA DRAMA
There are few words and no pictures that can really capture what we saw today. Bu Posted by curlygirl in One mom, one son, one world | Jul 13, 2016
- SO, DID YOU EAT YOUR PET GUINEA PIG WHEN IT GOT OLD?
I am writing from Agua Caliente, the town that is the base for visiting Machu Picchu. It is a bit of dumpy little town but I am sure it exists simply to serve the ruins. It do Posted by curlygirl in One mom, one son, one world | Jul 11, 2016
- The Inca TrailWe left the hotel at Ollantaytambo at 8am and drove to km 82 where the checkpoint for the start of the Inca trail. The real trail actually begins in Cusco, but the tourist tour at 82km into the trail. We Posted by MaggieSyd in Our Adventures | Jul 11, 2016
- CUSCO BY DAY AND A VIST TO SONCO WASI
We have had a wonderful day in Cusco. I am going to try and write little because it is late and we have an early rise tomorrow. The wifi has not been great either so it takes Posted by curlygirl in One mom, one son, one world | Jul 11, 2016
- Escuela ArequipeñaArequipa is Peru's second largest city, with a population of just under a million. The city is framed by 3 volcanoes: Misti, Chachani, and PichuPichu.
The city center is a UNESCO worl Posted by wintermaasz in Sarah and Nathan take on the world | Jul 10, 2016
- WE CAN BREATHEOur first view of Cusco
We left our lodge by boat at 8:30am and headed back to Maldonada where we stopped to visit a lovely butterfly farm. We were at the airport in ple Posted by curlygirl in One mom, one son, one world | Jul 10, 2016