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Peru

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Puno & Adios Peru

Thursday, 26 Mar 2009 | Views [799]

'8 horas' stated the sales man for the time a bus would take to Puno from Cuzco. We left wondering if he meant 8 hours, or dreading if he meant 8pm. Well, it turns out it wasn't either. At the 13th hour mark, and after witnessing the omen of an over ... Read more >


Gallery: Puno

Wednesday, 25 Mar 2009 | Photo Gallery

Our last stop in Peru
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Back to Cuzco!

Sunday, 22 Mar 2009 | Views [559]

How can we leave this town?, Aaron wont...still more to see. But with the Hostal being really annoying, loosing all water twice now and Gas for cooking once, followed by noisy neighbours and Amy getting sick..time was running out. Tipon We bussed out ... Read more >


Gallery: Machu Picchu

Wednesday, 18 Mar 2009 | Photo Gallery

The Amazing Sacred vally and our 4 day trek to see it
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Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail

Wednesday, 18 Mar 2009 | Views [542]

We were on our way by 5.30am. A 2 hr bus ride to Ollaytatambo, and then another 40mins to kilometre 82, where the 44k trek begins. A nice day at first as we got our first taste of an incline and a few ruins along the way and a pleasant walk along the ... Read more >


Pisac

Tuesday, 17 Mar 2009 | Views [657]

Pisac, what a beautiful toen and magnificent ruins. The best yet - and Aaron forgot the camera! fuck. There were at least 5 different ruins here pearched high above the valley. With massive Incan agricultural terraces spiralling down to the bottom. ... Read more >


Sacred Valley Ruins

Monday, 16 Mar 2009 | Views [445]

Tambomochay We caught a bus to Tambomachay, 12 ks up the sacred valley from Cuzco so we could walk back to Cuzco down hill. Tambomochay is known as the baths of the princess. It is a small ruin where two aquaducts supply all the water all year round.... Read more >


Gallery: Cuzco

Sunday, 15 Mar 2009 | Photo Gallery

Touristy but nice
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Cuzco & The Sacred Valley

Sunday, 15 Mar 2009 | Views [713]

What an amaising town! Extremely touristic and double the price, but for a reason... It is steeped in history being the Incan capital city. The huge Cyclopean master masonary lies at the bottom of most colonial churches ( as the spaniards destroyed ... Read more >


Gallery: Nazca

Saturday, 14 Mar 2009 | Photo Gallery

The amazing Nazca lines
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Nazca Lines

Saturday, 14 Mar 2009 | Views [528] | Comments [2]

We got to Nazca in the afternoon and headed straight to the airport. What an unbelievable experience!! The pics will never do it justice. We payed for the lowest flying plane. A 4 seater. Aaron next to the pilot. The colours of Nazca are so previlent ... Read more >


Gallery: Huacachina

Thursday, 12 Mar 2009 | Photo Gallery

A desert oasis!
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Huacachina and Ica

Thursday, 12 Mar 2009 | Views [556]

Still under the weather, it had been 4 days of nothing to eat for Aaron. He finally managed a plate of soup. High spirits!! Huacachina is a desert Oasis surrounded by surreal sand dunes 5ks from Ica. A really cool place built as mainly a gringo trap.... Read more >


Huaraz, Hell & back

Monday, 9 Mar 2009 | Views [566]

A dark dark bus ride ensued. We were 9 hours on a bus with no toilet! Sucking in turtle heads every few minutes, the cramping was so severe it put Aaron into a delerium. We got to Huaraz, deep inside the Andean Mountains at high altitude, a screaming ... Read more >


Gallery: Trujillo

Friday, 6 Mar 2009 | Photo Gallery

Staying at the beach own Huanchaco
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Trujillo & Huanchaco

Friday, 6 Mar 2009 | Views [1521] | Comments [1]

It was straight to the beach, Huachaco claimed to be the hangout for the gringos. I cant say I was impressed by the beach after being spoilt in Aussie for 3 years. We chilled and ate some nice Cerbiche ( Peruvian raw fish dish. )it would prove to be ... Read more >


Gallery: Chiclayo

Friday, 6 Mar 2009 | Photo Gallery

Crazy city in Northern Peru
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Chiclayo Peru!

Wednesday, 4 Mar 2009 | Views [549]

Back in Peru! You can feel the energy buzzing in the streets, so much life, and so friendly to their gringo Amigos at a small price. We got through the border fine, and we were meet by a gruesome site on the road to Chiclayo. A overturned goods truck ... Read more >


Shamanic Healing with Percy Garcia and Ayahuasca

Friday, 13 Feb 2009 | Views [4964] | Comments [8]

Monday night came and we were both very nervous and excited about taking part in our first healing ceremony with Ayahuasca, ´Vine of the Soul". We meet the infamous shaman Percy Garcia, featured in a BBC documentary called Tribe. He was a lovely ... Read more >


Iquitos, Peru. A whole world away

Sunday, 8 Feb 2009 | Views [917]

So it was a tiring day of travel from Santiago to Lim, Lima to the remote AMazonian city of Iquitos. The biggest city in the worl unaccessable by road. Flying sucks over here as every airport stings you hard on a departure tax. So far we have paid about ... Read more >


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