From Yurimaguas, the rustic barge weaves its way for several days deep into the vast snakelike Amazon River until reaching Iquitos – “largest city in the world that cannot be reached by road”…
Deeper into the Peruvian Amazon we go – a speedboat whisks passengers from steamy Iquitos to the seedy tri-border where Santa Rosa (Peru), Leticia (Colombia), and Tabatinga (Brazil) converge…
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Remote and fairly unknown to tourists, Tarapoto is perched on the high jungle plateau – Selva Baja – at the foot of the Andean hills. And, at a height of 356 metres Tarapoto is known as the “Cloud Forest”.
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Resting on the fringe of the Pacific’s shores in northern Peru, Los Organos is a place of relaxation and serenity whilst sipping on a refreshing Pisco Sour and eating a delicious dish of local Ceviche.
Not the only time thieves have their way with us in South America, but this time it’s different – it’s a major robbery in Chiclayo, Peru…
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Huaraz is fast becoming Peru’s trekking mecca for adventure treks to Yungay, Llanganuco Lakes, and the famous Lake 69 in exceptional Huascarán National Park. Continue reading “Huaraz Adventure Treks, Peru”
Fancy a trip to arid but gorgeous Isla del Sol home to Inca ruins, whilst in Bolivia? All you need to know about exploring the island on a day tour, from Copacabana… Continue reading “Exploring Isla Del Sol – Day Tour from Copacabana, Bolivia”
As the largest city in Peru, lazing in Lima for a few days is a lovely change, especially if you want to rest and recuperate after some serious Peruvian trekking. Continue reading “Lazing in Lima, Peru”