Laguna 69 – Cordillera Blanca, Peru

Laguna 69 – Cordillera Blanca, Peru

If you have the time and can make it north of Lima in Peru (many tourists don’t bother and stay south) then Huaraz at the foot of the Cordillera Blanca mountain range is definitely worth checking out. We arrived on the 5th April 2015 tired and cranky off an overnight...
Tucume: Valley Of The Pyramids

Tucume: Valley Of The Pyramids

Travelling from Ecuador down to Cusco in Peru we decided to break the trip up and at the suggestion of a friend stopped in Chiclayo. It was an ok town but apart from the biggest markets I have ever gotten lost in there wasn’t really much to do that we could see. We...
Walking the Inca Trail

Walking the Inca Trail

Given the surge in popularity in recent years of Machu Picchu and the requirement of booking months in advance to walk the Inca trail it was hardly a spontaneous decision to walk it but one that had been building for a while. Personally it was something I always...
Climbing Huaynapicchu

Climbing Huaynapicchu

If you can afford to stay an extra day in Aguas Calientas at the end of your Inca Trail trek I highly recommend you do. It required us booking an extra night accommodation after completing the trail and getting Peru Treks which was the company we chose to walk with to...
Buses in Peru

Buses in Peru

We travelled through the north of Peru in April 2015 and once we figured out that centralised bus stations don’t exist in this country and all information you find on the internet is wrong we had a much easier go of travelling around. Each bus company in Peru (and...