For once we didn’t arrive in the early hours of the morning – this time we arrived late at night. La Paz was our last stop on our ‘hop on hop off’ bus tour of Peru and Bolivia. Our bus guide told us he could drop us off at our hotel so we gave him […]Read More La Paz – The Time We We To The Wrong Hotel
We arrived in puño the early hours of the morning (for some reason we always seem to arrive places in the early hours of the morning). We got off our bus and decided to walk to our hostel, only 20 minutes away. Puno is a town on the shores of lake Titicaca, the highest navigable […]Read More Puno To Copacabana – the Uros islands and crossing the Peru/Bolivia border.
One of our last destinations in Peru was Cusco, but before you ask: no we didn’t go to Machu Picchu. You’re next question will inevitably be, ‘but Elly, you went all the way to Cusco and DIDNT go to Machu Picchu, one of the wonders of the world?’ The reason we didn’t go? About half […]Read More Why we didn’t go to Machu Picchu
Okay, so I haven’t been to every city in Peru. But Arequipa really was breathtakingly beautiful. We arrived early (and I mean early) on the outskirts of arequipa and had to get a taxi to our hotel as the bus wouldn’t fit down the centres’ narrow streets. We then had to wait at our hotel […]Read More The Prettiest City in Peru
A small oasis in the desert, Huacachina is a dream of a place. You may have seen pictures of it on Instagram, a tiny village in the middle of the desert complete with its own green lagoon and palm trees. So of course when we arrived the first thing I did was catch a cold. […]Read More Huacachina
Our whirlwind tour of Lima meant unfortunately we missed out on 90% of the city. With our limited time we decided to stayed in Miraflores (as from what I heard this was THE place in Lima to stay). However apart from the cat park – yes there is a whole park full of adorable fur […]Read More Lima and Paracas National Park