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Turning 30 South American Style With the dreaded 30th birthday looming, I ran away to South America to celebrate the landmark birthday in style.

Peru

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Surf, sand and cemented ruins at Trujillo and Huanchaco

Monday, 7 Jul 2008 | Views [626]

Desperate for some rest and relaxation after a hard few weeks of doing nothing we spent a few pleasant day at the beach near Trujillo. Our hectic daily schedule involved waking up, eating, having a nap and then dozing off reading a book in the sunshine ... Read more >

Tags: huanchaco, moche, mud bricks, peru, pyramid, reed boats, surf, surfing, temple, trujillo


Huaraz

Sunday, 29 Jun 2008 | Views [1047]

We arrived in this lovely mountain town with great plans to trek across the national park and maybe even climb a mountain. We leave having done a half hour walk spending hours on a bus to get there. The problem was that it was just so hard to try ... Read more >

Tags: fauna, flora, glacier, huaraz, lake, mountain, national park, peru, south america, trek


Sandboarding at the Oasis Huacachina

Sunday, 29 Jun 2008 | Views [1525] | Comments [1]

Indiana Jones has a lot to answer for. After watching the new film in Cuzco, we couldn´t pass by the Nazca Lines without having a least a little glimpse of the famous scribbles and to be fair, they weren´t really up to much. The town itself was all ... Read more >

Tags: dune buggy, huacachina, ica, nazca, oasis, peru, sand, sand dune, sandboarding, water


Machu Picchu

Sunday, 22 Jun 2008 | Views [914]

When something gets as big as Machu Picchu you get a little concerned that after great expense, time and distance to get there it can´t help but fail to live up the giant reputation that rests on its shoulders. It´s a wonder of the world visited by ... Read more >

Tags: agua calientes, cuzco, cycle, inca, latin america, machu picchu, peru, south america, tour, trek


Valley deep mountain too high in Arequipa

Sunday, 22 Jun 2008 | Views [723]

Arequipa is a lovely little city, ringed by volcanoes and built out of white sandstone rocks, a nice gentle introduction to tourist heavy southern Peru. We headed there on my insistence as I wanted to trek in the Colca Canyon nearby. And after getting ... Read more >

Tags: arequipa, camping, campsite, colca canyon, latin america., mount mitsi, peru, south america, trek, trekking

 

 

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