Photo Friday: Surf At Sunset

surfer_at_sunset_huanchaco_peru

  Incredible sunset & surf at Huanchaco, Peru   This shot was taken in Hunachaco, an awesome little beach town outside Trujillo in northern Peru. Great sun, sand & surf draws in the tourists, particularly surfers. We had a blast in Hunachaco, soaking up the laid back vibe & beach-bumming amidst incredible sunsets.      Read More

Wimdu: Alternate Accomodtion

The apartment we rented, courtesy of wimdu.com

We had a weekend to spend in Lima and no where to stay. Previously, we had stayed in the Miraflores district in an old hostel. For our second trip to Lima, we were looking for something different. It was Rhys’s birthday weekend, so we wanted a nice place that felt like home at a reasonable price and in a good location. Instead of looking on typical hotel and hostel sights... Read More

Trekking in Colca Canyon: Cabanaconde to Sangalle

View of Colca Canyon - Trail from Cabanaconde

  As one of the deepest canyons IN THE WORLD!!… Colca Canyon offers some of the best trekking in Peru. The most popular trip is a two-day, one-night trek to ‘The Oasis’, an aptly named spot of greenery deep in the canyon’s aridity. The trek starts in Cabanaconde, at 10,784 ft (3,287 m), finishing in Sangalle, at 7,300 ft (2,225 m). The trail is incredible,... Read More

Nightlife in Arequipa

View at Sunset from Restaurant on the Roof

View at Sunset from Restaurant on the Roof Arequipa nightlife often gets overlooked because it doesn’t come anywhere close to comparing in size to Lima, but Arequipa is a place not to be missed! Aside from the BEAUTY of the city with volcanoes towering in the distance and the white bricks reflecting bright orange sunsets every night, travelers can have a great night bar... Read More

Machu Picchu: The Inca Jungle Trail

2_nomads at Machu Picchu

  Machu Picchu is the crown jewel in Peru’s rich history. Perched high up in the Andes on a picture-perfect ridge, the location of Machu Picchu is breathtaking. Unfortunately, it does make it more difficult to get to!… particularly with no roads in & out! But fear not. There are literally hundreds of tour operators in Cusco who are happy to help, & there... Read More

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