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Adventures in the Land of Paddington We're off on our very first trip overseas as adults ... finally!! We'll be travelling round Peru and Bolivia for a whole month. This journal is so you can all keep track of what we're up to in the World of the Incas - don't forget to check if we live through our tarantula spotting or our 4 day trek.

Gallery: Bolivia and La Paz

BOLIVIA | Tuesday, 6 Feb 2007 | Photo Gallery


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La Paz, Bolivia

PERU | Monday, 5 Feb 2007 | Views [10021] | Comments [5]

Well I didn´t find Paddington, but ... Phil and I made it to Bolivia and the falling down grandeur of La Paz.  On the way into La Paz we stopped at the ruins of Tiahuanaca which were amazing.  This civilisation pre-dated the Incas by a long way - they ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Gallery: Puno & Lake Titicaca

PERU | Monday, 5 Feb 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: The Inca Trail

PERU | Sunday, 4 Feb 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Lake Titicaca

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 4 Feb 2007 | Views [1084] | Comments [3]

A day in the life of ... After Cusco and Phil´s dramatic climb to Machu Picchu we headed off to Puno on the shores of Lake Titicaca.  Puno itself is pretty much a dump, but Lake Titicaca is goregous (once you get out of the Algae infested bay!).  It ... Read more >

Tags: Culture


On the road to Machu Picchu

PERU | Friday, 2 Feb 2007 | Views [986] | Comments [4]

The Inca Trail On friday I left Bec in Cuzco and headed off to start the four day trek along the Inca trail to Machu Picchu. It was sad to part company but once the trek begun there was no way of getting off the trail short of a donkey ride or perhaps ... Read more >

Tags: Misadventures


Cusco & Aguas Calientes

PERU | Tuesday, 30 Jan 2007 | Views [586] | Comments [3]

I love the night life ... I´m leaving Cusco for good soon and I will be really sad to see it disappear through the back window of the bus.  Spending a few days here on my own has given me a chance to meet some amazing travellers and to have a really ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Gallery: Cusco

PERU | Sunday, 28 Jan 2007 | Photo Gallery

The Imperial Capital
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Cusco - Part One

PERU | Sunday, 28 Jan 2007 | Views [1136] | Comments [1]

"The Naval of the World" ... Okay I think I´m in love.  This city of Cusco is the most beautiful place I have ever seen.  A cross between a beautiful colonial Spanish town and an old Inca Village, there is so much to see here and not nearly ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Gallery: The Amazon

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 28 Jan 2007 | Photo Gallery

Deep in the jungle
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Gallery: Lima

PERU | Sunday, 28 Jan 2007 | Photo Gallery


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The Amazon

PERU | Tuesday, 23 Jan 2007 | Views [614]

In deepest, darkest Peru ... We arrived in the Amazon basin on Monday afternoon after travelling by bus, plane, boat and foot for around 7 hours!  The humidity at 90% slapped us in the face and you almost felt as if you were moving through a thick haze.... Read more >

Tags: Adventures


Greetings from Lima

PERU | Saturday, 20 Jan 2007 | Views [892]

And we made it to Lima after 35 hours .... Ola All!! Sorry we haven´t been in touch for so long, but we have been struggling a little with illness.  All good now though, and so much to tell you all. We landed in Lima on Friday morning and drove through ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


So excited I can't sleep ... !!

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 14 Jan 2007 | Views [673] | Comments [3]

And we're off ... Thought we'd set up this journal so you could all keep track of us and see some photos of us as scruffy backpackers.  We've been waiting for this trip for months and it's almost unbelievable that we're actually leaving this week.  ... Read more >

Tags: The Planning Phase


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