Peru Travel Tips

Explore the quaint cobblestone streets of Cusco with colourful locals and their adorable llamas to the ancient mystical Machu Picchu. Discover snowy mountain peaks and turquoise lakes of the Andes. Encounter authentic villages that still practice […]

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Our Amazon River Journey

Iquitos is a different world to Cusco. Surrounded by rainforest and rivers, Iquitos is the base for adventures to the Amazon River. Amazonian style buildings, humidity, loud music, tuk-tuks, chaotic streets and touts selling jungle […]

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We have lunch in Ollantaytambo while waiting for our train to Machu Picchu.

Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu by train

The next part of our journey is Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu by train. After a morning of blissful soaking in the hot springs, we say goodbye to the team from Lares trek. Leandro and Pablo […]

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Lares Trek

Henry our guide from Alpaca Expeditions meets us at our hotel for our Lares trek briefing the night before. It is a private trek with only the two of us. We are not trekking to […]

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The colourful and charming streets of Cusco

Our 4 days in Cusco

Food, people, places and llamas, that’s how we remember Cusco, one of our favourite cities in the world. Since visiting Peru 10 years ago, it has always been our dream to go back, and when […]

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