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World Trip 2009-2010: Day 52 – Pisco to Lima, Peru

After a hot night in which I sleep above the covers with barely anything on, we got up early to visit the Ballestas Islands home of penguins and sea lions. This 3 hour boat trip was enjoyable especially when a … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009-2010: Day 51 – Pisco, Peru

Today we headed off to a desert oasis of sorts to go sand boarding after a 4 hour bus ride. Now to get to the sand boarding we had to go on a buggy vehicle and drive through the desert. … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009-2010: Day 50 – Nazca, Peru

The night bus got us in around 7 am, this is the last overnight trip of the South American GAP tour however we have two overnight flights in the next 5 days first to Los Angeles and then to New … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009-2010: Day 49 – Arequipa, Peru

Today was a free day to explore Arequipa. Getting up early I walked into the main square by myself, it’s been a while since I’ve tried to get my steps up. I was a very warm morning but I managed … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009-2010: Day 48 – Colca Canyon to Arequipa, Peru

After 12 hours of rest I found I felt a lot better but I still couldn’t really eat breakfast. I was determined not to let that get in the way of visiting the Colca Canyon today. The Canyon itself is … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009-2010: Day 47 – Arequipa to Colca Valley, Peru

Today we headed off to the Colca Valley and Canyon from Arequipa. The journey took us over 5 hours and we got to our highest point on the trip 4,920 metres above sea level. Andrew got to experience his first … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009-2010: Day 46 – Cusco to Arequipa, Peru

Today most people started recovering from last night’s Inca Trail / Emma & Gareth anniversary / my birthday party. For me I had a birthday gift i.e. a 1 hour full body massage to look forward to. I have to … Continue reading

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