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The Inca ‘Trial’ & the Ghost of Machu Picchu

Well, we’ve done it! We have just had a long lie in followed by a scorching hot shower and then down to Jacks Café to join some of the girls from our team for a gut busting breakfast of Pancakes & Maple Syrup. It was well deserved; the past 4 days on the Inca Trail […]

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Puno, Uros Reed Islands of Titicaca, Aftermath At Ilave, On to Cusco!

We had a day of rest in Puno where we booked up for another boat trip out on to the lake to see the famous floating reed islands – the Uros – and on to Taquile one of the bigger Peruvian islands. It was a great way to unwind after all the uncertainty and stress […]

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Copacabana, Isla Del Sol, Joining the Gringo Trail, A Bit of Politics, Trouble Ahead in Peru and the Benediction of the Vehicles

In the end the strike in La Paz seemed to pass peacefully. Well anyway, we saw no sign of it in this delightful little haven of Copacabana. We spent a great 5 nights here just taking in the lake and the surrounding area. One day we took an all day boat excursion out to the […]

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