Monthly Archives: December 2011

Last tango in Lima

We got back to Lima late afternoon and then went for a meal as it was our last night out altogether as a group, although Jeremy didn’t go as he had a prior engagement.  We went to a restaurant called … Continue reading

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The real macaw

So Cusco airport wasn,t too far from the hotel.  The flight to Puerto Maldonado was only 45 minutes, pretty ,much up and down with a complimentary sweet from the hostess. We got out and went to the local tours tour … Continue reading

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Mr Bigglesworth bites the dust

So we went down the hill towards Machu Picchu.  The fog did begin to clear a little and we peered through it.  Was that Chepstow Castle I could see? So we got to the entrance and got our tickets and … Continue reading

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And I will walk 10,000 steps…

So the Inca trail.  We got up very early in the morning and were supposed to leave at 5 but the bus was late.  We then drove to kilometre 82 which is the start.  Kilometres 1-81 are to Cusco but … Continue reading

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Putting the pu in Puno

So we got to the hotel in Puno and then went out for a little wander.  Went to another market as we had to buy presents for our hosts on the island homestay. I was more preoccupied with buying some … Continue reading

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Maria had a little Llama…

…its fleece was white as snow, and everywhere that Llama went, Maria was sure to ask tourists for money for a photo So having got back from the walk (on which we also learnt that women have a period once … Continue reading

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I don’t care about camels

So to the ‘comfortable’ night bus to Arequipa.  The seats did recline quite some way but you couldn’t put your feet under the seat in front as they had these foot bins which I didn’t find very comfortable.  Ended up … Continue reading

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