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and so it ends…

South America

Like all good things it’s time for every adventure to come to an end. Looking back over the last six months I still believe that Odyssey are the best overland…

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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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