Category Archives: Peru

Vamos a la playa! Time to hit the beach in Mancora, Peru

Our departure from Lima to northern Peru and into Ecuador was just in time- we were due for some warm weather along the Pacific coast beaches of South America. Another (what now seems to be mandatory) 18-hour overnight bus ride, … Continue reading

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Peru-sing Through Lima

With all of the long bus rides we’ve endured the past couple months Adam and I opted out of a 24 hour bus ride through the Andes mountains and chose a 1 hour flight to Lima, Peru. The price was … Continue reading

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Machu Picchu: Running on Empty into The Lost City of the Incas

If you had to give us one word on how to describe our day at the site of Machu Picchu, it would be: miserable. Now don’t go feeling all sorry for us, because it was a miserable in the “exhaused, … Continue reading

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The Inca Trail: A Prelude to Machu Picchu

Of all the places in South America, the Inca Trail is easily the most popular answer of the “Did you do the (insert blank)?” question.  The four day, 28-mile hike is capped off by none other than Machu Picchu, the … Continue reading

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Let’s All Go to Cusco

After seeing so many wonderful sights in Bolivia it was time to continue the journey into Peru.  We boarded another early bus ride leaving from La Paz, Bolivia with our next destination of Cusco, Peru. It was a beautiful scenic … Continue reading

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