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Cuzco and Machu Picchu: Showpiece

May 15, 2011

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I bottled out on the mammoth bus journey from Lima to Cuzco and flew instead, a decision I considered justified as the journey took a mere hour instead of the almost full day the ambling bus would have taken. As it was, I was able to check in to my hotel (deliberately a quite sedate […]

Huacachina: We came to party (3)

May 10, 2011

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Imagine my surprise upon arrival at the cluster of bus terminals to discover that my bus to Ica, the stop-off point for Huacachina, was a mere 27 soles and ran every ten minutes. A far cry from the unpredictability of most South American journeys, the four-hour journey was also one of the more picturesque, with […]

Lima: Es London

April 29, 2011

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It´s strange that a city as big as Lima deserves little more than a footnote to my tales of my travels so far. But, other than as a stopping point, the place offers basically nothing to travellers. After arriving very early (4am) we found a hostel and bedded down for a few hours, before heading […]