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  • The Need is Great in the JungleSeptember 2017 Anytime you step foot in the jungle it's a trip to remember! Sonia, Isaac and I went to visit a couple friends for a week in Cusco's jungle. Our friends Kati and Diana Posted by TenekaCJ in Serving in Peru, South America | Feb 18, 2019
  • Awkward Conversations[i]Disclaimer: We have skipped a blog post for our 2 days back in Cusco as on the way home from MP I started to feel unwell, by the time we arrived back in Cusco I was on deaths door. There Posted by sdyzart in BrimItOn Tour | Feb 15, 2019
  • What to wear for your andes hikeLong ago, there was a time people forgot about the gods. And they spent their time fighting wars, becoming greedy. Only people in the high Andes Mountains worked on their fields, worshiped their gods, and took care of their alpacas. Posted by Arms of Andes in Inca Trail: Proper Hiking Clothes | Feb 14, 2019
  • Following the Path of The IncasThe day had finally arrived, it was time to start our 4 day hike to Machu Picchu. Luckily we had a fleet of around 30 porters who would be carrying our tents, food and sleeping bags, plus 2.5kg of our Posted by sdyzart in BrimItOn Tour | Feb 13, 2019
  • Hiking Rainbow Mountain Well the overnight bus into Cusco was horrendous – the roads were so bumpy and winding that we all got very little sleep. Good news was that when we arrived in Cusco we were able to check into out hostel Posted by sdyzart in BrimItOn Tour | Feb 8, 2019
  • Day 1 Miraflores to Ciudad Pyme Today, on the 27th, I started cycling. The destination for the day was Hotel Sandvic in Ciudad Pyme. A decent 47km for a first day. Not high hills just 200m higher than where I was in Miraflores. The start of Posted by DianaNegru in South American Adventure | Feb 7, 2019
  • First week I started cycling on the 27th of January. The starting day was supposed to be the 26th. Not for other reason, but I thought I had everything I needed by dat day. On the 25th I have purchased the last Posted by DianaNegru in South American Adventure | Feb 7, 2019
  • Sacrifices and Australia DayWe were back in Arequipa for just over 24 hours, but it was Australia Day so we had to make the most of it! First thing we did was sleep in – FINALLY! Then after a healthy breakfast I headed to Posted by sdyzart in BrimItOn Tour | Feb 6, 2019
  • Alpaca, Llama and VicuñaAnd we are off again, this time taking the coach 3 hours north to Chivay to see Colca Canyon. It was a beautiful drive, the snowy mountains above and the lush green valleys below, it was like something on a Posted by sdyzart in BrimItOn Tour | Jan 28, 2019
  • Altitude Sickness Here We Come!After a bumpy night on the bus we arrived in Arequipa, where we reluctantly got off the bus and straight on to another, thankfully it was for only 25 minutes to get us to our hotel. As it was only Posted by sdyzart in BrimItOn Tour | Jan 27, 2019
  • Drinking Baby Makers and Flying HighAt 10am we boarded our coach and made the 4 hour drive south towards Ica and the Huacachina Winery. The drive went surprisingly quick and we reached our first stop within 3.5 hours. As it was approaching lunchtime, everyone was Posted by sdyzart in BrimItOn Tour | Jan 26, 2019
  • A Visit to Poo IslandWe finally made it to back to Lima! We arrived at our hotel just as our tour group briefing was beginning, so thankfully even with the 28 hour delay we didn’t miss anything. For the next 21 days we will Posted by sdyzart in BrimItOn Tour | Jan 22, 2019
  • Monkeys, Mud and Jungle LifeWith the way this honeymoon is going, I don’t think we will ever adjust to South American time, as once again we were up at the crack of dawn, this time to catch a short flight over to Puerto Maldonado Posted by sdyzart in BrimItOn Tour | Jan 19, 2019
  • The Start Of Our AdventureWe made it! After a 4am start, 3 flights, 2 transits and nearly 30 hours of travelling, we have finally reached Lima, Peru. Our hotel is in Miraflores (downtown) and although our bedroom is very small and there is no AC Posted by sdyzart in BrimItOn Tour | Jan 15, 2019
  • Peru 2018, Guinea pig for dinner * Not the best sleep as beds were hard, and the many blankets needed were heavy. * Breakfast with Dorita, a boiled egg & a plate full of fried bread donut things. Pretty tasty. * Then time to head to Posted by paulanfran in Paulanfran | Nov 1, 2018
  • Cuzco - Day 7 Friday 1/11Cuzco is a vibrant town with many plazas, streets, and churches from colonial times, as well as ancient structures. We had a morning tour, and here are some views from our walk to the main plaza. The ancient Incan palace Posted by Cybercsp in Machu Picchu | Jan 12, 2019
  • Machu Picchu - Day 6 Thursday 1/10We stayed overnight in Agua Calientes, and at around 9 PM, it began to pour rain. This was probably a good thing because this is a partying town, and the rain sent everyone indoors. Prior to that, all Posted by Cybercsp in Machu Picchu | Jan 12, 2019
  • Machu Picchu - Day 5 Wednesday 1/9Coming to Machu Picchu during the rainy season is a gamble. Crowds are down, but weather can make the trip more challenging. So, I begin this blog by offering thanks to Pacha Mama and our Mama, Cass (to Posted by Cybercsp in Machu Picchu | Jan 11, 2019
  • Sacred Valley - Day 4 Tuesday 1/8Today's history: The Incans recognized the long, winding Urubamba River as a terrestrial mirror of the Milky Way. Its celestial significance is just one of the ways in which the river played a large role in what made the Posted by Cybercsp in Machu Picchu | Jan 9, 2019
  • Cuzco - Day 3 Monday 1/7If you have a 4:45AM wake up call, can you call your trip a vacation? I guess if you need to make a 9:06 AM flight to Cuzco and want to avoid the traffic created by ten million people Posted by Cybercsp in Machu Picchu | Jan 8, 2019
  • Lima - Day 2 Sunday 1/6Let's begin with some history: Lima is the largest city in Peru. It was founded in 1535 on the feast of the Epiphany, and became known as the City of Kings, to commemorate the visit of the three Posted by Cybercsp in Machu Picchu | Jan 7, 2019
  • Day 20 - layover in Lima [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/937514/12348_14933401905694.jpg thumb=https://photos.travelle Posted by alyssa_ob in Antarctica 2017 | Feb 19, 2017
  • sights of Central LimaWe arrived at the Plaza Mayor, Lima [Lima-travel-guide-1308247]’s version of a Plaza de Armas, or main plaza. What to do? Have you guessed it? We sat on a bench and consulted th Posted by alyssa_ob in Amigas Bonita do Peru | Nov 27, 2008
  • floating over the cliffWhat to do during our seven hour layover? First things first, lets store our luggage and get a game plan. We decided to take a cab to Miraflores [Miraflores-travel-guide-902817], Posted by alyssa_ob in Amigas Bonita do Peru | Nov 27, 2008
  • crazy cab ride to the airportWe arranged for an early morning cab and had a very interesting ride to the airport. The first thing I noticed was that the cabbie blessed himself whenever we drove by a church. Posted by alyssa_ob in Amigas Bonita do Peru | Nov 27, 2008
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