Tag: Peru

Taking a 30 hour bus ride from Lima Peru to Guayaquil Ecuador.

Peru to Ecuador: A 30-Hour Bus Journey

Country Bus from Peru to Ecuador | Dates July 10-11 | Accommodation Cruz Del Sur Bus [Please excuse the horrible out-the-window blurred photos in this post taken in the back row with excessive […]

bright green lilypads with purple flowers floating on the Amazon river

In the Jungle: The Peruvian Amazon

Country Peru | Dates July 6-8 | Accommodation Muyuna Lodge [See My Review] I went to the Amazon again, but in Peru this time. My sister wasn’t with me the […]

Dark brown muddy water and wooden houses on stilts on river in Belen Iquitos.

Iquitos: An Introduction to the Amazon

Location Iquitos Peru | Dates July 3-6 | Accommodation Flying Dog Iquitos & Victoria Regia Hotel (free night!) Our next stop after Lima (maybe I’ll blog about Lima, probably not) was the airport, to […]

A Peculiar Petroglyph in Paracas

Country Peru | Dates June 30 – July 2 | Accommodation Icthus Paracas Backpackers & Kokopelli Paracas Since we purchased tickets on the awful Peru Hop [See My Review], we decided to take advantage of […]

Ica Peru: Street Food, Mototaxis & Wine

Location Ica Peru | Dates June 29-30 | Accommodation Dunas Lodge We were told repeatedly not to go to Ica; it wasn’t exciting, nothing to do, etc. We went anyway and absolutely […]

Who Knew? There’s a Desert & Oasis in Peru

Location Huacachina Peru | Dates June 28-29 | Accommodation Banana’s Hostel Bus Beginnings We took the Peru Hop (huge mistake – see review) to Huacachina. It was not on time, so we waited […]

An Obligatory Visit to Machu Picchu & Aguas Calientes

Country Peru | Dates June 25-26 | Accommodation Ecopackers Hostel While in Peru, I of course had to visit Machu Picchu which required a bit more planning and was more costly […]

Cities of Peru: Puno, Cusco, Arequipa

This post discusses 3 of the cities in Peru, as you can see by the title if you are literate, which I presume you are as you’re reading this blog. […]

Terrible Tour to the Sacred Valley

Location Sacred Valley Peru | Dates June 24-25 | Accommodation Inka King There is a lot to do outside Cusco. From the Sacred Valley, to rainbow mountain to ruins, there are no lack of […]

Tips on Tipón: Ruins & A Sheep Charging Incident

While this doesn’t really warrant an entire post, I absolutely loved the Tipón ruins (maybe more than Machu Picchu…). They seem to be severely underrated and under visited, so they […]