Somewhere in the middle of the massive Lake Titicaca, a group of about 50 islands have been man made. Built entirely of reed, they float, constituting the villages and towns of around 5000 people. Including this little girl, whose face cheeks are dry and burnt from over exposure to the … more »
The Colca Valley – High up in the Andes
Back when we were in Peru we made a trip through Arequipa all the way to the Colca Valley. The Colca Canyon is famous in Peru and is more than twice as deep as the Grand Canyon in the USA. Maybe it needs to be renamed the Grandest Canyon to … more »
A Gypsy ride: our 1st bus trip in Peru!
Peru was the first country in South America where we arrived at by land. The crossing itself was easy and rather uneventful, but… our first big bus ride in the country was one to remember! We got ourselves in a Flores bus from Tacna (the first town after … more »