All posts filed under “Peru

Lazy Lima South America Finale

* We were in Lima on May 6-7, 2015 We arrived in Lima, from Nazca, straight off of 2 nights in a row of overnight busses, and that was all quickly following our Machu Picchu hike. We were extremely exhausted and ready for some horizontal […]

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Nauseating Navigation in Nazca

* We were in Nazca on May 5, 2015 We only had one purpose going to Nazca, to fly over the famous Nazca lines. “Drawn” sometime between 500 BC and 500 AD, the Nazca culture carved scores of geoglyphs out of the rocky desert landscape. […]

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Machu Freakin’ Picchu

* We hiked the Inca Trail and visited Machu Picchu on April 28, 2015 – May 3, 2015 The Inca freaking Trail, Machu f–ing Picchu, the time had finally arrived! 4 backpacking/camping trips in 6 months so far and it was time to add a […]

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Cusco – Thinkin’ Incan

* We visited Cusco April 26-28, 2015 and again on May 4, 2015 We finished our adventures with my parents in Cusco, and bid them farewell on our first night there, sending them off in style on their tour which began the following day. Lindsey […]

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More Family Time at Titicaca

* We visited Puno April 22-26, 2015 We left Arequipa to make our much anticipated return to the Lake Titicaca area. This time around we would visit Puno, on the Peru shore (we previously visited the Bolivia side), and instead of traveling with Stef and […]

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Crazy Canyon Climbing

* We visited Colca Canyon April 16-19, 2015 Earlier in our travels, we caught wind from fellow travelers of this really cool “oasis” at the bottom of a canyon near Arequipa, Peru where backpackers hiked down to the canyon floor to dip in water holes […]

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Dreaming of Ceviche

* We visited Arequipa April 13-15, 2015 and again April 19-20, 2015 We arrived in sunny Arequipa after a long day of border crossing and busing which started before sunrise in Northern Chile, left us waiting for an unusually long time in the border town […]

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On the Road Again: A Tale of Erotic Pottery

After a few unexpected weeks back home we returned to Peru to pick up where we left off, well kind of. When we got the call about Danny’s grandma, we were headed towards some high altitude backpacking in the Cordillera Blanca in Peru. During our […]

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Adobe Pyramid Geek Out

After our one night in sleepy Loja, which for me was filled with strange dreams of that stupid thief’s hand under my seat, we boarded a bus headed to Peru and hugged our backpacks on our laps until we reached the border. The drive was […]

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