On the road… Photos from Cusco

Palm Tree with blue sky

I’d like to pretend that after arriving in Cusco I didn’t spend most of my days in bed dying of altitude sickness and feeling like I was going to die. But, most of my time in Cusco was spent throwing up from the confines of our hostel. From my altitude sickness experience I’m thankful for […]

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A little more Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu

A handful of photos from our collection of Machu Picchu pictures. From leaving Cusco and arriving in Aguas Calientes to start our journey to Machu Picchu in the early hours. We documented most of the journey in these photos and were fortunate to arrive at the sight early enough to watch the clouds clear as […]

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Visiting Machu Picchu

Peru Rail

A quick flight from Lima to Cusco and a little taste of altitude sickness to get us in the mood for Machu Picchu. We had always planned on visiting Machu Picchu from the early days of our Latin America tour. Visiting Machu Picchu for us was a pinnacle moment in our travels it marked the […]

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Colonial Lima, Peru – The capital on the coast

Lima bus tour

Of all the colonial cities in all of the Spanish colonial countries we’ve visited Lima is by far the most impressive. It bleeds Spanish culture. With no regrets I’ll even say I prefer Lima’s historic centre to Mexico City’s. It’s big, vibrant and there’s no shortage of character. It actually has buildings in every shade of Amarillo you […]

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Mancora, Peru and Loki del Mar

Mancora Beach in Peru

I can’t say I enjoyed crossing the Ecuador to Peru border at 2 o’clock in the morning but that’s how it happened on our journey to Mancora, Peru. We misplanned our journey from Guayaquil in Ecuador to Mancora Beach in Peru and much to our dismay from Guayaquil, the last town on the Ecuador  side of […]

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