Peru

Mancora, Peru: scuba diving, beach and relaxation

Two night buses in a row with some lack of sleep meant time to relax by the pool and beach in Mancora. The main purpose for my visit was to chill and Scuba Dive. There’s not much more than plenty of tourists, markets, street food and many places to drink…
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Trujillo, Peru: a one-day stop-off

I didn’t know many people who had been to Trujillo but I had heard that there were some nice beaches and a place to relax. I didn’t have much time as I needed to move on but we managed to have a day here between two night buses. I have…
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Ica and Huacachina: Sand buggying and a wine tour

Ica is a small town with not too much to do. Most people either go her to see the Oasis dessert, wine tour or see the Nazca lines. I absolutely loved the two options I took and would totally recommend both of these to others. I arrived in Ica around…
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Arequipa, Peru: walking tour, llamas and Rio Chili

Bright and early, I arrived at Arequipa bus terminal, where I took a taxi to my hostel in the centre of town. As it was still early morning, there wasn’t much point in wandering the area until a bit late so I chilled, ate some breakfast and freshened up for…
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Cusco, Peru: Part 2 – party and relaxing

So back in Cusco after my three day Jungle trek and seeing the amazing Machu Piccu. The next day, I didn’t put on an alarm and just woke up when I felt like it. During the morning, I just ate the basic breakfast, chilled and showered. Once I was ready…
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Machu Picchu, Peru: hiking to one of the world’s wonders

Machu Picchu is one of the world’s wonders and definitely an magnificent sight even with thousands of steps to climb to reach it. The next day, with our alarms going off at four in the morning, we jumped out of bed, packed our bags and met the others outside of…
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Inca jungle trek, Peru: biking, trekking and hot springs

These four days were definitely one of my favourite adventures in South America, full of adrenaline, new friends, hikes, laughter and one of the world wonders. Waking up around 6.30am, I made sure my small backpack was filled with clothes for all weathers plus hiking gear. I had a shower…
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Puno, Peru: Uros and Taquilla Island on Lake Titicaka

Now, I was in new country in South America, Peru. Puno was a small town with hardly any tourist on the edge of Lake Titicaka, the highest lake in the world.  At Puno main bus station, I collected my backpack then bought a ticket for an overnight bus for the…
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