Tag Archives: Peru

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

Sunday 17 January 2010 Highlights: Ballestas Islands (penguins & sea lions) After a hot night in which I slept above the covers with barely anything on, we got up early to visit the Ballestas Islands home of penguins and sea … Continue reading

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

Saturday 16 January 2010 Highlights: Extreme driving in a Buggy motor, Sand boarding, Pisco Sour & Wine distillery Today we headed off to a desert oasis of sorts to go sand boarding after a 4 hour bus ride. Now to … Continue reading

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

Friday 15 January 2010 Highlights: 1,500 year old mummies, Viewing Nazca lines from small plane, bumpy flight The night bus got us in around 7 am, this is the last overnight trip of the South American GAP tour however we … Continue reading

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

Thursday 14 January 2010 Highlights: Exploring Arequipa, Overnight bus to Nazca 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 … Continue reading

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

Wednesday 13 January 2010 Highlights: Hiking the Colca Canyon, Condors, BBQ dinner 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 … Continue reading

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

Tuesday 12 January 2010 Highlights: Snow fights at high altitude, Colca Valley 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 … Continue reading

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