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Video: Puno & Lake Titicaca, Peru

This video shows the bus journey between Arequipa in Peru and Puno, on the shores of Lake Titicaca. In the video we quickly tour some of the streets of Puno before taking a boat to the floating islands on Lake Titicaca, and Taquile island. Back on dry land, we drive along the shores of the […]


Podcast: South Peru – Colcan Canyon, Lake Titicaca, Cusco & Machu Picchu

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] [Download MP3 | Add to iTunes | Subscribe to Podcasts] This podcast is second in a series of two podcasts I’ve made in Southern Peru. (Listen to part one here) It begins in Colca Canyon, where I go Condor spotting before heading up to Puno (3,800m) on Lake […]


Thailand Vs. Latin America

Having now spent more than six months travelling in Latin America, from Guatemala in Central America down to Peru, and having lived in Thailand for three years prior to this trip, I think I’m fairly well placed to write a quick comparison of the pros and cons of each destination. So here goes! They’re going […]


The ancient Inca capital of Cusco, Peru

Cusco is the historical capital of the Inca empire, and for that reason – along with its proximity to Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley of the Incas – it is without doubt the main city on any tourist’s itinerary of Peru. Also spelled ‘Cuzco’, ‘Qusqu’ and ‘Qosqo’ (in the local Quechua language), Cusco is […]


In Cusco, Peru

This is just a quick update…I’ve been in Cusco, Peru for a few days now, and have been trying to organise a trip to Macchu Picchu with Peru Rail who have kindly gone on strike on the day we were hoping to travel to Aguas Calientes. There will be lots more photos coming soon, along […]


Video: Cuzco: Inca empire and traveler’s magnet

As the heart of the Inca empire, the magnetic city of Cuzco heads the list of many a traveler’s itinerary and with a very good reason. The city’s unique combination of colonial and religious splendours combined with hundreds of activities offered to travellers makes it a fantastic place to hang around for quite a while. […]


Video: Colca Canyon Condors, Peru

The small town of Chivay, gateway to the Colca Canyon, lies four hours to the north of Arequipa at an altitude of 3,600 metres. The Colca canyon is deep – twice as deep as the Grand Canyon and the second deepest canyon in the world at a depth of 3,191 metres, or about two miles! […]



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