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Aug 26, 2007 - Pachacamac

You will have to forgive any spelling errors you find-if you saw the keyboard I am typing on, you would die! The letters have all worn off and they have stuck letter stickers on them. I am trying to figure out capitals and punctuation. Hello, I am no longer in the Marriott! Just to give you an idea, the Marriott charges around 54 sols an hour for the computer, which with the exchange rate, is around $16. This internet cafe is charging 1 sol per hour, which is about 30 cents! So I just got back from an amazing trip to the ruins of...

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Mar 17, 2007 - Lima

Flew to Santiago. Arrived at airport at 10pm. Got our boarding pass for flight to Lima and then joined the many other waiting passengers, lay on the bench and tried to sleep until our flight at 6am in the morning. Spent a day in Lima. Were awoken at our hostel at 4am for another 6am flight to Cusco.

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Jul 16, 2006 - Peru Lima

Day 9 Cuencea Enjoyed watching the World Cup Final on our last day in Ecuador. Day 10 Punta Sal A long days drive into Peru a very exciting experience particularly when crossing the boarder which is about 5km long. I have also never seen so many people packed into one town trying to sell a range of different things. Finally arrived at our campsite by the Beach Punta Sal in the afternoon to enjoy the last bit of sun. Day 11 Punta Sal Not much to say got very burnt sitting on the beach but enjoyed a very relaxing day and it was great fun...

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Mar 5, 2006 - Lima and around Peru

In the past couple weeks we have covered more of Peru than our little map shows. Between domestic flights, bus and train rides we have traversed a good chunk of the country. The geographic diversity of Peru is remarkable. It is like the whole globe rolled into one country. Peru has everything- tropical beaches, sandy deserts, steamy jungles, mountain lakes and forests, and even frigid glaciers. We can't think of a climate zone that Peru doesn't have. Also, every guide book that we read says to beware of thieves and pick pockets in Peru....

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Jun 5, 2004 - Cusco to Lima - By plane at last!!!

Cusco is a wicked little place in Peru. It's basically the base for Machu Piccu, the famed 'Inca Trail' and where most of the treks start from. We weren't staying that long though, as this place was just a stopover for a few days on our way to Venezula to meet our friends KT and Scott who were coming over on holiday to see us. Saying that, we had our fair share of drinking and partying in our short time there, as well as having a good look around the town, which is set at 3600m above sea level. We spent 3 days and 2 nights having fun, and...

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