Category Archive: Peru

2. New York

We only had three days and three nights in New York, but I’m so glad that we made the stop. From the first time we stumbled out of our apartment into the harsh… Continue reading

1.11 International Weight Lifting Champion

Hello again. Apologies for lack of posts! We were hibernating pretty seriously for a couple of days after the Inca Trail, and the only reason we eventually emerged was because we had a plane… Continue reading

1.10 The Inca Trail

Hola Chicos! Sorry for the insane length of this post, but a lot has happened! We are in the middle of moving accomodation and preparing to return to Lima, we are super busy… Continue reading

1.9 Lake Titicaca

If we renamed all the tourist attractions in England so that their names included hilarious words such as Titi, the British tourist industry would be at an all time high. More reasons to vote… Continue reading

1.8 Could a llama trample me?

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a group of just thirty five adults or seventy children are able to trample a human being to death. This is true of just a small… Continue reading

1.7 El Cristo Blanco

*cough. cough.* I´m sick. I think that one of los neños charmingly gave me their cough and now it has mutated into some kind of megavirus, leaving me exhausted and disgusting. Whoever said… Continue reading

(1.6 Sex and el Ciudad)

Okay, a quick update… We have moved out of Lourdes´house! At this point, we would have happily moved back to the accomodation that originally fell down, even if it was still partially collapsed,… Continue reading

1.5.5 Side note.

We certainly feel that we are getting to know Cusco much better now, it is a relatively small city and we can easily wander around, going from the main plasa to our residence… Continue reading

1.5 Sun Temple, sun and temples.

I would like to retract my previous statement of “Ola” I of course meant to say “Hola!”. How embarassing. Anyway, Los Neñosssss! I am enjoying them. They are fun to hang out with,… Continue reading

1.4 Los Neños

Ola. Well, everything turned out better than expected. On Monday we went with much trepidation to the Spanish school in the centre of Cusco. (This is a twenty minute walk from our homestay,… Continue reading

1.3 Cusco

We have been in Cusco for three days now, and after a last minute change of plans from Real Gap (apparently our accommodation fell down…) we have been posted with a host family.… Continue reading

1.2 Huaca Pucllana

We´ve been doing a lot more exploring around Lima, and today we went to see the ancient Inca palace of Huaca Pucllana. Where our hostel is; Miraflores, is a seperate district of Lima,… Continue reading

1.1 Flying Dog Hostel, Lima.

Well, we’re officially in Peru! After two long haul flights, we arrived in Lima airport very early this morning. We found a licensed (be proud) Taxi Driver and asked him how much it would… Continue reading