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Andy and Sophie Peru 2008


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Gallery: Rainforest

Sunday, 10 Aug 2008 | Photo Gallery

4 Days in Refugio Amazonas
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Cusco & The Sacred Valley

Tuesday, 5 Aug 2008 | Views [904] | Comments [1]

After pissing off the hostel owner by arriving at 1am, we settled into room for our first night in Cusco. We spent the following day trying to arrange all the trips and activities that we wanted to do whilst in the Sacred Valley. The day after, we ... Read more >

Tags: bungy jumping, horse riding, inca jungle trail, machu piccu, quadbiking

Gallery: Cuzco & The Sacred Valley

Tuesday, 29 Jul 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Puno & Lake Titicaca

Sunday, 27 Jul 2008 | Views [762]

After going against our instincts and booking to travel with the unknown bus company of "San Martin", the service was promptly cancelled meaning we were bumped onto another bus run by a completely different company. Whilst not what you would ... Read more >

Gallery: Lake Titicaca Islands

Sunday, 27 Jul 2008 | Photo Gallery

Islas Flotantes, Amantani, and Taquille
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Gallery: Puno

Sunday, 27 Jul 2008 | Photo Gallery

Gate to the lake
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Gallery: Colca Canyon (Chivay)

Thursday, 24 Jul 2008 | Photo Gallery

Sick time for Sophie....
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Gallery: Arequipa

Thursday, 24 Jul 2008 | Photo Gallery

The White City
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Colca Canyon and Arequipa cont.

Tuesday, 22 Jul 2008 | Views [766]

After our least favourite bus journey so far (they say three hours, they dont say you turn a corner every thirty seconds), we arrived in another dusty little town - Chivay (pr. chiv-iiiiiiii!), apparently the capital of the region, and at the head of ... Read more >


Monday, 21 Jul 2008 | Views [1201] | Comments [1]

After getting onto the best bus company in Peru, "Cruz del Sur" we settled into our large comfy seats for the 8 hour journey ahead. Whilst the film choice (What Happens in Vegas...in English!) beat the usual Spanish dubbing, complete with ... Read more >

Tags: shopping, white city

Gallery: Nazca

Tuesday, 15 Jul 2008 | Photo Gallery

Dusty, liney town
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Tuesday, 15 Jul 2008 | Views [1156] | Comments [2]

After arriving in Nazca, we stayed in Hostal Yemaya just outside the “Plaza de Armas” (the main town square), for both of the nights we were there. On the first night, after arriving in the afternoon, we went out for dinner at Las Cañas, a restaurant ... Read more >

Tags: desert, nazca lines, sand

Huacachina (desert)

Sunday, 13 Jul 2008 | Views [920] | Comments [1]

After the surprisingly safe and cheap bus journey with Perubus! down the Panamerican Highway to Ica, we got a taxi out of town to a small natural Oasis in the desert called "Huacachina". Whilst supposedly having curative properties and high ... Read more >

Tags: desert, oasis, sandboarding

Gallery: Huacachina

Sunday, 13 Jul 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Friday, 11 Jul 2008 | Views [828] | Comments [2]

After arriving at Lima´s airport, the trip started well with Andy being chosen for a random customs search. We clambered into a taxi with all of our bags and headed to Hostal Iquique, which was to become our temporary home. During the ride Andy reeled ... Read more >

Gallery: Lima

Tuesday, 8 Jul 2008 | Photo Gallery

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