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Uros Island

South America, Peru

The Uros are a pre-Incan people who live on forty-two self-fashioned floating islands in Lake Titicaca Puno, Peru and Bolivia. The islets are made of totora reeds, which grow in…

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Sillustani

South America, Peru

Sillustani is a pre-Incan burial ground on the shores of Lake Umayo near Puno in Peru. The tombs, which are built above ground in tower-like structures called chullpas, are the…

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Machu Picchu

South America, Peru

Returning to Cusco… this time so most og the group can make one of the treks around Machu Picchu. Their are only two of us, myself and Wayne not doing…

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Korma Sutra

South America, Peru

Back in Cusco again, this is the second time I’ve visited this restaurant. Fresh flavours and really tender good quality meat. This place is not real authentic Indian food…. but it…

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Raqchi

South America, Peru

Raqchi is an Inca archaeological site in Peru, just south of Cusco. It is 3,480 meters above sea level and 110 kilometres from the city of Cusco. It also known…

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Colca Canyon

South America, Peru

The Colca Canyon is Peru’s third most-visited tourist destination with about 120,000 visitors annually. It is one of the deepest in the world. The canyon is home to the Andean…

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Chivay

South America, Peru

The drive to Chivay will take us to the highest point, 4,900 metres, that we will reach on our journey. The scenery is stunning! Situated in the Colca valley in…

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Huacachina

South America, Peru

Huacachina is built around a small natural lake in the desert. Called the Oasis of America, it serves as a resort for local families from the nearby city of Ica,…

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Huaraz

South America, Peru

We now have started heading inland across the mountains to Huaraz, the scenery as usual is spectacular. Huaraz is the main staging point for those wishing to visit the glaciers…

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Huanchaco

South America, Peru

Huanchaco is a popular vacation spot famous for its surf breaks and ceviche. Home of the Totora reed Caballito riders, maybe the world’s first surfers, fishermen have been riding the…

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Reed Boats

South America, Peru

Reed boats are among the oldest known types of boats in the world. They are still used in Peru as traditional fishing boats. Both at Chiclayo and a beach camp…

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Lima

South America, Peru

Lima is the capital and the largest city of Peru. It is located in the valleys of the Chillón, Rímac and Lurín rivers, in the central coastal part of the…

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L’Eau Vive

South America, Peru

With a little help from TripAdviser I decided to try a restaurant, L’Eau Vive, a 18th century building in the heart of old Lima. This very simple and somewhat unusual…

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The Palpa Lines

South America, Peru

The Palpa Lines are a series of ancient geoglyphs located in the Nazca Desert in southern Peru. They were designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994. The high,…

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Out for dinner!

South America, Peru

This time to the Uchu Peruvian Steakhouse where we are going to eat Alpaca. Jess as usual, when it comes to wine and food, is my companion along with Aki….

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