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Trip to Peru and Ecuador& the Galapagos in 2008

Peru 2008 – Altiplano, Lake Titicaca

Altiplano – Puno – Lake Titicaca. After exploring the recent Inca history, it was time to move south to where legend has it the first humans came out of Lake Titicaca to start the earliest civilization in the Andean highlands. … Continue reading

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Peru 2008 – Cusco Inca Trail Machu Picchu

Cusco / Inca Trail / Machu Picchu. After the humid heat of the Amazon, we stepped out of the airplane into the dry cool mountain air of Cusco, 3400m above sea level. Every refreshing breath required twice as much air, … Continue reading

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Peru 2008 – Amazon

The Amazon – Puerto Moldanado – Sandoval Lake.. The group left Lima for a 1.5hr flight to Puerto Moldanado in the southern Peruvian Amazon area via Cusco. This flight showed us the extreme variety in the Peruvian landscape. The foggy … Continue reading

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Peru 2008 – Lima Miraflores Pachacamac

In the book 1000 Places To See Before You Die, Machu Picchu and the Galapagos feature prominently. These had also been on our must see list for many years, and proving the old adage, that given enough money any problem … Continue reading

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