Category Archives: Peru

Arequipa

Peru’s second largest city is often quickly passed through by people on their way to the great Colca Canyon, thinking that it is just another city that does not have much to offer. While obviously the Colca Canyon is the … Continue reading

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Monastic Magic

In the bustling city of Arequipa there is an oasis of calm and spirituality which I would recommend anybody who is in the area must visit. The Monasterio de Santa Catalina (Santa Catalina Monastery) is a huge monastic complex, almost … Continue reading

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The Inca Trail – day 4.

With a very early start we were off for our last bit of the trail before we hit the majestic Machu Picchu. We started walking in the dark with our headlights on, but luckily being at a lower altitude and … Continue reading

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The Inca Trail – day 3.

The third day was started with one last steep push up a pass. Not as big as yesterday’s pass, but still enough to get the legs burning again! By now though the legs were hardening up, and it was more … Continue reading

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The Inca Trail – day 2.

After a wretched night I woke up still apprehensive. I couldn’t sleep because of my nerves, The random chickens scratching at our tent (I was hoping it was a chicken during the night!) and the hard uneven ground that was … Continue reading

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The Inca Trail – day 1

There are probably a million blog posts about the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu out there, that my photos and my words will be nothing new to many of my readers and passing visitors. But since this blog of mine … Continue reading

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The Peruvian Amazon

This blog is titled From Perth to Peru, yet I realised that I actually haven’t really written about the country that my husband is from. Time to change that and do a few posts about Peru, a country that is … Continue reading

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