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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.

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Surf, sand and cemented ruins at Trujillo and Huanchaco

PERU | Monday, 7 Jul 2008 | Views [915]

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

PERU | Sunday, 29 Jun 2008 | Views [1404]

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

PERU | Sunday, 29 Jun 2008 | Views [2077] | 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

PERU | Sunday, 22 Jun 2008 | Views [1393]

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

PERU | Sunday, 22 Jun 2008 | Views [1086]

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


Isla del Sol Lake Titicaca

BOLIVIA | Sunday, 25 May 2008 | Views [830]

At the Copa, Copacabana, the song would not leave my head as we headed to Lake Titicaca and the Isla de Sol - both absolutely lovely. The journey from La Paz was spectacular, by far one of the prettiest bus journeys in the world and you have the added ... Read more >

Tags: boat, bolivia, climb, copacabana, ferry, isla del luna, isla del sol, lake titicaca, peru, trek



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