Monthly Archives: July 2013

Peru 3 – The Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu

16th June – The beautiful Rio Urubamba valley, also known as The Sacred Valley of the Incas, winds its way northwest of Cusco.  There are many Inca ruins to visit along this route with the ancient Inca citadels of Pisaq … Continue reading

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Peru 2 – Cusco and the Inca ruins of Sacsayhuaman

12th – 15th June – Cusco, the old capital of the Inca Empire at 3500m. declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, surrounded by high hills and dominated by the ceremonial centre and fortress of Sacsayhuaman, only a few minutes walk from … Continue reading

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Peru 1 – From the border at Inapari, Puerto Maldonado, Quince Mil, Ocongate and Cusco.

PERU Capital – Lima                 Currency – Nuevo Sol (S)                  Language – Spanish, Quecha, Aymara. 6th June – From the Brazilian border to the Peruvian at … Continue reading

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Brazil 4 -Cuiaba to Porto Velho, Rio Branco and the border with Peru.

30th May – In Cuiaba, our hotel price of 159 real (approx. £53) includes another amazing breakfast.  We leave on deserted roads and guess it must be a holiday.  We are right, but fortunately the well-stocked supermarket is open and we find … Continue reading

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