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  • Trujillo 2022 - Peru==overview / intro== North of Lima along the coast are several towns with historic and archeological sites. We took a long weekend trip up there to check it out. First we flew into Trujillo, capital of La Libertad department. We checked out Posted by MurkTravels in MurkTravels | Mar 22, 2022
  • Beach time - Peru==overview / intro== It's summer in Peru, and everyone in Lima tries to escape the city and head to the beaches that are 30 minutes to 3 hours south. Most weekends are packed on the roads; it reminds me of ski Posted by MurkTravels in MurkTravels | Feb 22, 2022
  • LambayequeA short trip to Lambayeque. Lambayeque San Pedro Lambayeque [img=https://photos.travellerspoin Posted by UliS in Winter 2021/2022 | Feb 24, 2022
  • Chiclayo And by bus to Chiclayo. Catedral de Chiclayo Plaza Principal de Chiclayo [img=https://photos.t Posted by UliS in Winter 2021/2022 | Feb 23, 2022
  • HuanchacoBy bus a short trip to Huanchaco. The sea there is a bit to cold for my taste, but surfing seems to be good.. Huanchaco [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/871419/large_ Posted by UliS in Winter 2021/2022 | Feb 21, 2022
  • Trujillo By bus to Trujillo. Catedral de Trujillo Iglesia Santo Domingo [img=https://photos.traveller Posted by UliS in Winter 2021/2022 | Feb 17, 2022
  • Cajamarca And by minibus to Cajamarca. Catedral de Cajamarca Catedral de Cajamarca [img Posted by UliS in Winter 2021/2022 | Feb 15, 2022
  • KuelapWith Collectivo (minibus) and Teleferico to Kuelap, probably the biggest Pre Inka fortress. Kuelap Entrance [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/871419/large_IMG_20220213_ Posted by UliS in Winter 2021/2022 | Feb 13, 2022
  • ChachapoyasWith a long bus ride to Chachapoyas. Plaza de Armas [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/871419/lar Posted by UliS in Winter 2021/2022 | Feb 11, 2022
  • PisakThe ticket for Ollantaytambo is also valid for Pisak, so i went with minibuses (Change in Urubamba and Calca) and from Pisak by taxi (it looked like raining soon and was just when i legt) to the ruins. If walking Posted by UliS in Winter 2021/2022 | Feb 4, 2022
  • OllantaytamboBy collectivo to Ollantaytambo. Did find that a few blocks down from the Plaza de Armas in Calle Pavitos and Avenida Grau, leaving when full, 3 passenger. To Ollantaytambo [i Posted by UliS in Winter 2021/2022 | Feb 3, 2022
  • outside Lima 2022 - Peru==overview / intro== We spent a few weekends checking out the historic sites just outside the city limits (1-3 hours away from the center of Lima). The first was Pachacamac to the south. It has been around for thousands of years, and Posted by MurkTravels in MurkTravels | Jan 31, 2022
  • Cusco By overnight bus to Cusco. There ist a lot to see, unfortunately many churches and Museum don't allow to take pictures INSIDE. Plaza de Armas, Iglesia de la Companía de Jesús Posted by UliS in Winter 2021/2022 | Feb 1, 2022
  • LimaAnd by plane to Lima. Plaza Mayor de Lima Plaza Mayor de Lima [img=https://photos.travellerspo Posted by UliS in Winter 2021/2022 | Jan 26, 2022
  • Puno and Lake TiticacaAfter 10 amazing days in Cusco, time to move on… On the road again! Destination: Puno and the Lake Titicaca. First things first, we’ve been told that we should never pronounce the name of this lake like we all do, because Posted by MikaVince in Mika y Vince - 3 meses en America Latina | Jan 8, 2022
  • Mancora 2022 - Peru==overview / intro== Checking out the far north west corner of Peru with a trip to the Piura region. We saw the towns of Tumbes, Zorritos, Mancora, Vichayito, Los Organos, Nuro, and Cabo Blanco. It was over New Years, so we watched Posted by MurkTravels in MurkTravels | Jan 18, 2022
  • 2021==Looking Back== 2021: Well, the pandemic continued. And I got cabin fever just sitting around in the US, so found ways to travel as usual. The big news was that I left the boring bank job and moved to Peru to live for Posted by MurkTravels in MurkTravels | Jan 1, 2022
  • Vinicunca and New Years EveWe decided to challenge ourselves a little for the last day in 2021 so we went to Vinicunca (the Rainbow mountain), which is over 5,000m high. We left again super early in the morning (4:30am) with a tour bus. Posted by MikaVince in Mika y Vince - 3 meses en America Latina | Jan 1, 2022
  • Machu PicchuFor our trip to Machu Picchu, we had to take a kind of complicated trip. First, a 2-hour bus drive to Ollantaytambo and then there a 1.5-hour train ride to Aguas Calientes. Funny enough, on the train, we did not Posted by MikaVince in Mika y Vince - 3 meses en America Latina | Dec 28, 2021
  • One week in Cusco - Immersion into the Inca worldWe spend one incredible week in Cusco, it was just too beautiful and interesting, so we couldn't leave earlier :D First, the city is full of amazing restaurants (both of us gained at least 5kg lol), and it's prepared with so Posted by MikaVince in Mika y Vince - 3 meses en America Latina | Jan 2, 2022
  • Christmas in CuscoOn the morning of December 24th we arrived in Cusco and checked into our beautiful Hotel "Amaru Inca". We really fell in love with this Hotel as we even had a little Mezzanine with a view over the whole city! During Posted by MikaVince in Mika y Vince - 3 meses en America Latina | Dec 25, 2021
  • NazcaAfter spending the night in Huacachina we took a very early bus to Nazca to see the famous Nazca lines and fly over them with a little plane. The Nazca lines were done by a population called the Nazca which Posted by MikaVince in Mika y Vince - 3 meses en America Latina | Dec 21, 2021
  • Sacred Valley - 2021 - Peru==overview / intro== The Sacred Valley is set between Cusco and Machu Picchu. It was one of several main routes in the Incan empire. We spent a week checking out many of the ruins that still stand today and are ready Posted by MurkTravels in MurkTravels | Nov 9, 2021
  • Machu Picchu pictures 2021 - PeruA follow up from the Cusco and Machu Picchu post: [[https://murktravels.travellerspoint.com/119/|Cusco]] ===Pictures=== see more on Facebook [[https://www.facebook.com/pg/MurkTravels/photos/?tab=albums|Murk Travels albums]] [[https://www.facebook.c Posted by MurkTravels in MurkTravels | Nov 23, 2021
  • Cusco and Machu Picchu 2021 - Peru==overview / intro== After spending over a week in the Sacred Valley, went took a night train to the town at the base of Machu Picchu, named Aguas Clientes. The next morning was a very early alarm to take a bus Posted by MurkTravels in MurkTravels | Nov 22, 2021
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