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The 4-day Inca trail hike to Machu Picchu forms part of many people’s motivation to visit Peru. The ancient city and unique and ingenious architecture is worth the walk! The Sacred Valley and Cusco are a great base camp to acclimatise in before you start!

amazon boat peru

The Amazon river begins in Peru and a safari along the river will have you deep in the raonforest scouting for monkeys, caiman, piranhas and pink river dolphins

manatee iquitos

Visit the manatee refuge in Iquitos on the banks of the Amazon. Often taken in temporarily as pets the manatees struggle to survive when they are released back into the wild. The Manatee refuge gets them slowly equipped to fend for themselves again.

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Iquitos the capital of the Peruvian Amazon is the largest city in the world not reachable by road.

Travelling in Peru

Macchu Pichu
Posted by Warren Dobe | 10 Sep 2011
Hiking to Machu Picchu

Awake 4am for a 5am departure. It is dark, cold and still. Today we reach Machu Picchu on the final day of the Inca Trail. Packing up camp Allison decides...

Inca Trail
Posted by Warren Dobe | 07 Sep 2011
Inca Trail

Inca trail beckoned after a 2 day acclimitisation in the quaint town of Cusco. A relatively civilised wake up time of 6am for a 7am departure. We meet our Inca...

Cusco Peru
Posted by Warren Dobe | 04 Sep 2011
Cusco

Get a sleep in before a taxi arrives to take us back to Cusco. Let the acclimitisation begin! Our base camp being Torre Dorada Hotel which we arrive at after...

sacred valley peru
Posted by Warren Dobe | 03 Sep 2011
Sacred Valley, Peru

Early start. Note to self, LAN domestic flights require a check in 2 hours prior to take off! Seems like we are last to check in and get bundled up...

Amazon
Posted by Warren Dobe | 01 Sep 2011
Amazon River

Forgive me if I start this article with Inca Cola. Sure, you are expecting to read about the majestic Amazon jungle but first you must learn about Inca Cola. It's...

Iquitos
Posted by Warren Dobe | 28 Aug 2011
Iquitos, Peru

You know you're travelling when you wake up not knowing where you are, what time it is and what you're supposed to be doing next. It's 5:30am, in Buenos Aires...