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South America Trip (day 26-27): Puno & Lake Titicaca, Peru

South America Trip (day 26-27): Puno & Lake Titicaca, Peru

By on Jul 17, 2010 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Upon returning to Cusco from our Machu Picchu trip, we promptly packed up our things and headed on yet another night bus to Puno. We had the choice between first class and economy (please note the difference between the two was only about $3.50). Figuring that we didn´t NEED first class, we stupidly, chose economy. I wish I had checked the temperature in Puno before...

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South America Trip: Machu Picchu (day 24-25)

South America Trip: Machu Picchu (day 24-25)

By on Jul 11, 2010 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

After our tour of the Sacred Valley we hopped on a train to head to Aguas Calientes (the closest city to Machu Picchu). I met a nice Argentinian family on the train and briefly enjoyed the nice view we had of the Urabamba River before it got too dark to see. Upon arriving at our Hostal we did have a slight misunderstanding about the plans for the following day as we...

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South America Trip: Cusco, Peru (day 22-24)

South America Trip: Cusco, Peru (day 22-24)

By on Jul 11, 2010 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

          The flight from Lima to Cusco was not at all bad but upon disembarking the plane and entering the airport I felt a little funny.  Despite taking altitude medication (thanks Wendy!) and sucking on coca candy, I was still feeling the 10,912 ft of elevation in Cusco. Luckily it didn´t seem to last much longer than the taxi drive to our hostal – Teatro...

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South America Trip: Lima, Peru (day 17 & 21)

South America Trip: Lima, Peru (day 17 & 21)

By on Jul 8, 2010 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

          The first thing I saw when I got to Lima were clouds, clouds and more clouds. I know it´s winter and all but Lima´s winter is right up there, or should I say down there, with good ´ole Detroit. I arrived in the morning and decided to go to the hostal and then into the city center for a bit before meeting Wendy at the airport. Not being entirely sure about...

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