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Tagged With: peru

Road Tripping Back to Lima

SO my post-trip plans have changed quite substantially. Initially I intended to fly to Seattle from Quito and spend 3 week road tripping willy nilly until flying home to Namibia. Then I decided to fly from Quito back to Buenos Aires (BA) as spending 3 weeks in the USA wouldn’t really accomplish much and I … Continue reading »

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Huacachina – Sand in the Ears!

Huacachina is smack-dab in the middle of a desert. An oasis town with not all that much to do except for the desert excursion. As soon as we arrived, we grabbed our day packs and jumped out on the doorstep of the desert excursion company we were using. They showed us to our vehicles which … Continue reading »

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Arequipa and the Ice Princess

We arrived in Arequipa around 6pm and headed to our camping hotel. I too was confused by that term but as I found out, it is quite common for hotels in a city to lend out their back garden for campers and tour groups like ours. This meant a well maintained garden with good ablution … Continue reading »

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Cusco – The Inca Trek and Machu Picchu

We arrived in Cusco on the 5th of May and checked into our hotel. Most people divided to head out for a party and I joined them for a drink but called it an early night as I was tired from the long trip up from Puno. As with most South American cities, all the … Continue reading »

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Puno – The Floating Islands of Lake Titicaca

Puno was our first stop after entering Peru. The area we were in was rather nice if not a bit touristy. The main plaza was one block up from out hotel and the road branching off of there was soley for us tourists as it was lined with restaurants, bars and street vendors selling all … Continue reading »

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