... Peru
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A country full of culture and changing Landscapes, with sweeping costal deserts, Mountainous cloud forests and hot sweltering Jungles, there is a lot to see in Peru. Toby and Sarena only gave themselves just over 2 weeks and only caught a glimpse of ancient Inca civilisations and the proud Indians of today. Another place to return to someday...

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Peru Stats:
Size:1,285,200 sq km
Population: 25,700,000
Capital: Lima

Days spent in Peru: 16
Images in Diary: 55

Useful Links:
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...Stranded on the Amazon
The arrival into Peru didn't quite go as planned. Method of transport was a tin can down the Amazon river from Brazil to Iquitos. Not too unsurprisingly though - the Tin can was a bit un reliable. Toby and Sarena ended up camping out at a small and intriguing Jungle village of De Pevas for a night...read diary

 

...Trailing the Incas
The 'Must Do' for every new visitor to Peru is the Inca Trail or at least the visit to the abandoned Inca city of Machu Picchu. Again Toby and Sarena didn't have much luck completing the 4 day walk due to illness but at least they can say they did it differently to everybody else!...read diary

 

...Dungeons of the dead
Not ones to miss out on seeing a few dead bodies and gruesome remains, Toby and Sarena visit Covent de San Francisco in Lima to find where all the bodies of the diseased where thrown. Nice!...read diary

Itinerary
De Pevas 21-Oct-2003 to 22-Oct-2003
Lima 22-Oct-2003 to 23-Oct-2003
Cusco 23-Oct-2003 to 25-Oct-2003
Inca Trail 25-Oct-2003 to 26-Oct-2003
Aguas Calientes 26-Oct-2003 to 28-Oct-2003
Cusco 28-Oct-2003 to 02-Nov-2003
Lima 02-Nov-2003 to 04-Nov-2003
Bus to Ecuador 04-Nov-2003 to 05-Nov-2003

...and then we went to Ecuador>

ENGLAND - RUSSIA - MONGOLIA - CHINA - NEPAL/TIBET - INDIA - SINGAPORE - AUSTRALIA - NEW ZEALAND - FIJI - FRENCH POLYNESIA - EASTER ISLAND - CHILE - ARGENTINA - URUGUAY - BRAZIL - PERU - ECUADOR - U.S.A - SPAIN - ENGLAND
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