Onwards into Bolivia via Lake Titicaca

A trip from Cusco to La Paz by bus.

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Pisac the hard way

Pisac  is just one hour by bus from Cusco and is renowned for two things; its  Sunday market and its iconic ruins.

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Kuelap – The Last Fortress of the Chachapoyas

It took us three days to travel down from Vilcabamba in Ecuador to the mountain town of Chachapoyas in Northern Peru famed for Kuelap, the mountain top fortress of the Chachapoya civilisation.
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Vilcabamba – The Valley of eternal youth

Vilcabamba is set in a “magical” valley and is famous for its long-living residents and is known locally as the “Valley of Eternal Youth”.Continue reading “Vilcabamba – The Valley of eternal youth”

A Hike in Cajas National Park

Some of the most beautiful scenery in southern Ecuador is to be found in Parque Nacional de Cajas, 30 kms up into the mountains outside of Cuenca.

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Chimborazo – Biking down a volcano

Most people stay in Riobamba to take the train to the Nariz Del Diablo ( Devils Nose). As it wasn’t running as the track was being repaired, we decide to take bike ride down Ecuador’s highest volcano.

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