Peru

Peru is a highlight of any trip to South America. With attractions like Machu Picchu, Lake Titicaca and the Colca Valley, you’re sure to find yourself with plenty to see and do in Peru.

My Peruvian adventure to the Amazon

  Last week Charlie Bridger continued telling us about her 15 day journey through Peru with the tales of her trek to Machu Picchu and exploration of the Sacred Valley. This week she heads into the lush wilderness of the … Continue reading

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Made in Peru

  Whether you’ve been day dreaming about exploring the wonders of Peru, or if you’ve already had the privilege but would love nothing more than to go back, then this week’s video pick is just for you. With diverse scenery … Continue reading

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My Peruvian adventure to Machu Picchu

  Last week Charlie Bridger started telling us about her 15 day Peruvian adventure with the highlights of her time in Lima and Cusco. This week she embarks on the Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu, explores the Sacred Valley and learns the … Continue reading

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My Peruvian adventure in Lima & Cuzco

  Last October our own Charlie Bridger travelled to South America on a thrilling 15 day tailormade adventure in Peru. After landing in Lima, Charlie discovered city sights and beyond in Cuzco, conquered the Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu, explored the Sacred … Continue reading

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Taste of Peru

  For those who have had the opportunity to sample the delights of Peruvian cuisine, just the mention of ceviche, causas and cuy will get your taste buds tingling. If you’ve not yet had the chance to try these traditional … Continue reading

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Incan ruins, llamas and rainforest

  In October our very own Charlie Bridger travelled to South America for a 15 day tailor-made adventure in Peru. Venturing off the beaten track Charlie trekked along the remote Salkantay trek, through mountain landscapes, across rivers and streams, to the … Continue reading

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The way to Machu Picchu – Inca Trail, Lares Trek or the train?

The legendary lost city of Machu Picchu easily makes it to the top of every traveller’s wish list, and with views like this, it’s no wonder why. While the Inca Trail is by far the most popular route to this incredible … Continue reading

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Photo Showcase – Top 10 things to see in Peru

With so many things to see and do in Peru it is hard to know where to start. Of course we all know Machu Picchu, the legendary lost city of the Inca Empire, and the ever fascinating wonders of the … Continue reading

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Video of the Week – Peru & Bolivia

Transport yourself to the beautiful landscapes of Peru and Bolivia in this video of the week. These creative filmmakers have documented every step of their travels in these two striking South American countries to create a stunning stop-motion video. With … Continue reading

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Hanging out in Cuzco

I absolutely loved this city, and I could easily have spent more time there. The architecture is lovely, with a definite European, colonial feel. If you feel like shopping, you’re in for a treat, with lots of lovely jewellery, handcrafts … Continue reading

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