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Travel Costs & Highlights: Peru

We arrived in Peru back in September 2012 with summer attire in tow. Boy, was that a big mistake — it’s the end of winter and cold as hell. That’s what we get for having just spent 8-months in Australasia. Peru was our first stop on the South America leg of our RTW trip. And despite… Read more…

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Favorite eats in Sucre

Spent a week localizing in Sucre, Bolivia. This is what we ate. We spent a leisure week in Sucre, Bolivia vegging out. We did absolutely nothing but took Spanish lessons and ate some of the best food Bolivia has to offer. Here’s what we put in our tummies! Traditional Bolivian dishes from Mercado Central. We… Read more…

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Lake Titicaca for a Day

It’s the most visited stop in Peru right after Machu Picchu – Lake Titicaca. And because it’s also fun to say I’m going to  Titicaca like Beavis.. haha. Sitting above 12,500+ ft, Lake Titicaca is the highest navigable lake in the world. Andean legend states that civilization itself was born out of this lake when… Read more…

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Eat, Play, Stay: Arequipa, Peru

Every country seem to have one – a chill out place for us to relax and unwind, no itineraries required: In Vietnam, it was Hoi An. In Thailand, it was Chiang Mai. Sucre in Bolivia. Udaipur in India. And for Peru, it’s Arequipa. Arequipa’s European influences, Baroque-style buildings and cobble roads makes the city easy… Read more…

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Sandboarding in Huacachina

An oasis and a board. A day of sandboarding in Huacachina, Peru! We arrived into Ica from Arequipa by bus and hailed a taxi to drive us 20 minutes out to Huacachina. It’s a pretty random place. Have you ever seen those cartoons or movies where someone gets lost in the desert and start hallucinating… Read more…

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