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April 3rd, 2012 | Peru

More Cuzco…

It was a good thing I canceled my half day tour, as it poured with rain for most of the morning… Cuzco was cold and dreary, so I stayed in my room, writing the posts on my exit from Bolivia and arrival in Cuzco… During the previous day’s tour, I bumped into Adrian Alarcon and […]

April 1st, 2012 | Peru

Machu Picchu….!!

I first came into contact with the word “Inca” when I was about 12 years old… I had collected all of the “Tintin” books and in “Prisoners of the Sun” the intrepid journalist found himself high in the Andes and about to be burnt at the stake for his and Captain Haddock’s intrusion into the […]

March 30th, 2012 | Peru

Juliaca to Cuzco…

I was unable to get the early strat that I had hoped for, because the local cell phone provider where I had spent an hour the previous evening trying to get the Peruvian sim card to work, had asked that I come back this morning to get it sorted… I walked around the main square, […]

March 29th, 2012 | Bolivia

Out of Bolivia and into Peru…

By the time I had left La Paz, I figured that the remainder of the day would be straightforward… I had dealt with the traffic and the petrol “crisis”, so how much more excitement could there be ahead…?? Well, turns out there would be plenty of it…!! The road surface improved after the much pot-holed […]