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Trip: South America

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INCA cities around!

PERU | Saturday, 22 Mar 2008 | Views [1358]

What was amazing in and around Cusco was that there were many cities that were built by the Incas.  In some cases they were nearly as well preserved and gorgeous as Machupicchu or in others the modern people built the new city on top of the foundations ... Read more >


Cusco the local life

PERU | Tuesday, 18 Mar 2008 | Views [876]

Well we have been lucky to be staying in a hostel for 30SOL a night which includes a private room, hot showers and cable tv. This is for around 5-6 EUR for us both! So everyday after a long day having fun in and around Cusco we can relax to the sounds ... Read more >

Tags: people, travel tips


Machupicchu!

PERU | Monday, 17 Mar 2008 | Views [1020]

Our 4th day of the Inca Jungle tour was to wake up at 4am to climb up the Machuìcchu mountain.  This was not to happen though.  We woke up at 4am to pouring heavy rain so our guide suggested that we take the bus up to the entrance.  This costs 18SOL ... Read more >

Tags: sightseeing, wonders of the world


Gallery: Machupicchu

PERU | Monday, 17 Mar 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Peru People-Plants-Animals

PERU | Sunday, 16 Mar 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Inca Jungle Day 3

PERU | Sunday, 16 Mar 2008 | Views [640]

This was a bit of a lazy day as we started of with a bus trip.  I think because Hugo was hung over from a night out with the boys. hehe However when we reached the power station we ate local fish and treked our way to Agua Calientes (meaning Hot Waters).... Read more >


Gallery: Inca Jungle Day 3

PERU | Sunday, 16 Mar 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Inca Jungle Day 2

PERU | Saturday, 15 Mar 2008 | Views [619]

We woke to banana pancake breakfast and coca tea!  Then it was off for 8 hours of walking thru the mountains and some of the jungle.  The day was pleasant as we walked picking manderines, mangoes, avocados, guava fruits to eat.  YUM. We learned about ... Read more >


Gallery: Inca Jungle Day 2

PERU | Saturday, 15 Mar 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Inca Jungle Day 1

PERU | Friday, 14 Mar 2008 | Views [728]

We decided to do the Inca Jungle trek 4 days 3 nights.  Our first day started at 7.30am where we were picked up at our hostel by our guide Hugo.  We then met with the rest of our troop.  There was 8 of us in total and I was the only girl much to the ... Read more >


Gallery: Inca Jungle Day 1

PERU | Friday, 14 Mar 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Inca History

PERU | Thursday, 13 Mar 2008 | Views [794]

The Inca´s lived here in Peru.  They had built many cities including Cuzco, Machupicchu, Pisaq, Urabamba. Ollyantambo(something like that will fix that spelling later).  These were the major cities. Cuzco was the centre of all the cities and the major ... Read more >

Tags: history


Gallery: Cuzco City

PERU | Wednesday, 12 Mar 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Cuzco City

PERU | Tuesday, 11 Mar 2008 | Views [891]

This is a fairly big city, bustling, loads of local noise, traffic, pretty.  Reminds us a bit of Napoli the atmosphere.  LOVE IT so far. The city is pretty with it sitting in a backdrop of so many green mountains.  The city is 3500meters above sea level ... Read more >

Tags: food, people, sightseeing


Inca Tours

PERU | Monday, 10 Mar 2008 | Views [1522]

Although it is relatively cheap here in Peru.  As usual the touristy things the `prices have skyroketted over the last 2 years.  Talking to a local, these trails were much cheaper just 3 years ago before the tourist boom. Prices vary widely, so I suggest ... Read more >

Tags: travel tips


Gallery: Lima City Centro

PERU | Sunday, 9 Mar 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Lima-Peru

PERU | Sunday, 9 Mar 2008 | Views [824]

We arrived to Lima at 12.30midnight.  It took over an hour to get out of customs.  Where we were advised of the 25USD departure airport fee.  Hmmm... okay whatever hehe Lucky us we got the hostel Espanja to pick us up in a taxi for 12USD (expensive ... Read more >

Tags: sightseeing


Gallery: Tribute to Milo

CHILE | Wednesday, 5 Mar 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Austral Beer

CHILE | Tuesday, 4 Mar 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Austral Brewery - since 1892

CHILE | Tuesday, 4 Mar 2008 | Views [3320] | Comments [1]

Cerveceria Austral - meaning Austral Beer.  Is one of Patagonia´s beer.  It boasts having started since 1892 where it was the beer of choice by the local populace. Everywhere in Southern Chile it is one of the most common beers being sold.  There ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


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