Category Archives: South America 2012
Flavour in Peru!
In an attempt to stretch my travel musings, I am going to do some round up style posts on the food and drink in the places Greg and I have visited. Mainly because otherwise all I do in my diary … Continue reading
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Brief Brazil Stopover!
We are at the airport in Sao Paulo..getting ready to kiss South America good bye and move onto Europe. After our epic adventure to get to our flight to Lima –> then Sao Paulo, the in between was pretty low … Continue reading
La Paz chillout – then Bolivoloco-ness!!
Sitting in the La Pa Airport…..travel does include far too many airports!! We are waiting for a connection to Lima, then Brazil for one night, then Switzerland…fun times ahead…! Yesterday we didn’t do a lot, I wasn’t doing well with … Continue reading
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Rurrenabaque and the Pampas tour!
It’s the 6th of May today , I am writing all of this in retrospect — this is hard work! We took our 45 minute flight from La Paz to Rurrenbaque in a tiny little tin can of an airplane. … Continue reading
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We are currently in the city of La Paz (Our Lady of Peace) one of the highest cities in the world. I’m sitting in the airport, chewing some time before we go to the jungle! We left Copacabana by bus … Continue reading
Recovery in Cusco, continue to Bolivia..
So the last few days have been a recovery period for Greg and I. After the trek in MP, we stayed one extra night in Cusco. It was mostly just resting and eating. Greg went to the Machu Pichu museum, … Continue reading
Final Day! MP!
So, after an abysmally early wake up call (No Darwin and hot tea that morning!), we huddled in a tent trying to eat breakfast, despite being fed a usual banquet of double carb delight for dinner the day before. (Peru, … Continue reading
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Day 3: Trek is fun and lovely…what?! I can’t believe it!
This was the short day. We got a slightly later wake up and mostly downhill hiking for a few hours. We stopped for lunch at around 1pm and stayed at that campsite that night night. This was the pretty part … Continue reading
Machu Pichu Day 2..the neverending stairs.
Early morning wake up of 0530 – one of the guides, Darwin, would knock on the front of the tent with a cup of tea – it was a bit nice! He’s a young guy, 24, with a voice deeper … Continue reading
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Machu Pichu Day 1
We woke up and had early breakfast in Ollantaytambo, to be picked up by the guides Wilbur (Senior) and Darwin (Junior) by 0730. We had about a half hour bus ride to the beginning point of the trek. At this … Continue reading