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Gallery: South of Lima

Thursday, 16 Oct 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Dunes and the Blue Pacific

Wednesday, 15 Oct 2008 | Views [519] | Comments [2]

Sunday morning arrived with an early morning wake up call. After loading Herbert, i looked out on a wet cold Lima morning. They told me it never rains in Lima. I organised a taxi to escort me to the Pan American Highway $7.00 well spent. It was freezing ... Read more >

Andes to the Amazon

Saturday, 11 Oct 2008 | Views [447] | Comments [1]

Aguas Calientes is set up for the hordes of people day visiting the Machu Picchu site and for the midges that feed on them. These little insects bite anywhere and everywhere, including through fingernails, we were glad to leave. The train back to Cuzco ... Read more >

Gallery: The Inca trail and Machu Pichu

Monday, 6 Oct 2008 | Photo Gallery

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The Incas walked everywhere

Monday, 6 Oct 2008 | Views [513] | Comments [5]

The morning of the trek arrived with a bus picking us up for the journey to Ollantaytambo at km 82 of the trail. The trek team was yours truly and five women a really fabulous group we all got on famously. Day one was a gentle climb, we covered 12 kms ... Read more >

Gallery: Peru

Sunday, 28 Sep 2008 | Photo Gallery

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My rest from Herbert

Wednesday, 24 Sep 2008 | Views [587] | Comments [7]

I left Herbert covered and chained up in the basement carpark and was reassured by the manager that he would be well cared for. this did make me feel a little better. We flew from Lima to the desert city of Arequipa, Peru's second city taking in the ... Read more >

Onto Lima and a journeys rest

Wednesday, 10 Sep 2008 | Views [564] | Comments [6]

Trujillo to Lima was always going to be a long day on the road. The wind whistling around the biuldings in Trujillo also told me it would be a tiring day fighting it. In customary fashion i rode around trying to work out how to exit the city, at least ... Read more >

Gallery: Ecuador and Peru

Monday, 8 Sep 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Mystical peru

Thursday, 4 Sep 2008 | Views [342] | Comments [1]

I reached the border of Ecuador and Peru mid afternoon, tossing up whether to cross or not i decided to try. The outbound paperwork was processed quickly, then onto the confusing Peruvian immigration and customs. Customs was a little shed tucked in amongst ... Read more >

The Black Riders

Tuesday, 2 Sep 2008 | Views [357] | Comments [5]

I arrived in Cuenca and made for the historic heart. After spotting a big bore bike i stopped and talked with the owner. A friend was called and accomodation found in a hostel not yet officially opened, overlooking the main square and cathedral at 10 ... Read more >



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