Tag: peru

Chachapoyas, Peru

The honeymoon continues with Ammon and Sasha : Having others come and join us is an awesome experience but one of the differences and difficulties associated with that is a lack of flexibility in the schedule. They have flights to catch and routes and timing generally need to […]

Trujillo and Cajamarca, Peru

More adventure and ruins with Ammon and Sasha: For Ricardo’s last remaining days we took yet another long and windy bus ride back down to the coastal city of Trujillo, Peru’s third largest. It has an attractive and well restored historic core in its own right, one again […]

Cusco, Peru

Continuing through Peru with Ammon and Sasha: Returning to Cusco we opted to rent a nice little airbnb apartment rather than risk another bad hotel. It was a nice choice for us and enabled us to cook our own food and hide away from most of the hassle. […]

Machu Picchu

Ammon and Sasha continue: For me Machu Picchu (MP) was the last of the new 7 wonders to visit. For many it is a mystical and magical place and the purpose and highlight of a visit to South America. Yes, we were looking forward to finally seeing it, […]

Ireland

Ruins Around the World

The remnants of our ancestors are speckled across the planet, waiting to be admired. Some are still eagerly waiting to be discovered and have their hidden messages unravelled. Their crumbling walls leave traces of history and tell stories that reflect our own lives today. Take a journey through […]

Pompeii, Italy

Forbidden Places

Time is a magical and dramatic thing. It is only through the passing of years and through travel that we, creatures of modern times, are allowed to cross over into once forbidden or restricted places of the world. If you can’t find any other reason to leap onto […]

High over the Rockie Mountains

TEXTURES of TRAVEL

Travel is all about enhancing the senses. In its basic form travel is about going on a wild ride to discover textures of the world. Watch the waves crash and foam on sandy shores as you journey coast to coast, marvel at the jagged peaks of barren ridges […]

13 Best of The Road Less Traveled

Last tuesday #TRLT celebrated its 200th consecutive chat on Twitter and discussed the topic “The Best of The Road Less Traveled”. TRLT is about discovering the unknown, venturing across borders and broadening travel horizons beyond the famous World Wonders or picture-perfect photos of destinations found in common travel […]

Condor in Peru

Natural Diversity of Peru

Last week on Twitter we delved into DIVERSITY on “The Road Less Travelled” (#TRLT). Because Peru is so diverse and multi ethnic, combining multiple heritages, they consider they are citizens of a national group rather than part of a heritage. The cuisine, the fashion, the historical one-of-a-kind gems, […]