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Posts from the ‘Peru’ Category

The Best Things We Ate on our Trip Around the World

5 continents, 25 countries. What were the best things we ate on our trip around the world?

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The Ultimate Travel Panorama Post (or Where’s Agri?)

In honour of all the fascinating panoramas my trusty Sony has allowed me to shoot all over the world, I've created a little travel quiz, called Where's Agri? What's your best guess?

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Veni, Vidi, Comi: South America’s Most Delectable Dishes

We came, we saw, we ate.

Yup, that handily sums up our South American travel experience. After all, no foray into a new country is complete without noshing on the local cuisine...

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Photo Journey: South America’s Most Marvellous Sights

From giant glaciers to huge salt flats to ancient ruins, there's no doubt that there's a lot to catch your eye in South America.

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The List: 6 Top South American Travel Experiences

We experienced so much during our 3 month stay in South America, that it's hard to pinpoint a few favourite experiences, but nonetheless we're going to try.

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2012: Our Year of World Wonders

As I get older, the wish to feel a sense of wonder hasn't diminished. And in 2012, without realizing it, Agri and I were lucky enough to visit 5 of the 7 New Wonders of the World, as well as the Honorary candidate - and only surviving Ancient World Wonder - the Pyramid of Giza.

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The Breakdown: Peru

Peru is one of those countries that's solidly on any traveler's bucket list of places to visit. With Machu Picchu, the Inca Trail, Lake Titicaca, and the Nazca Lines all concentrated in one budget-friendly country, it's not hard to see why.

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Aquas Calientes…More like Aquas Lukewarm

After trekking for 4 days without a hot shower, I couldn't wait to get to the small town of Aguas Calientes. A two hour walk down from Machu Picchu, the town promised restaurants, flushing toilets and best of all, a hot spring to soothe our aching muscles and joints.

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Hiking the Inca Trail in Rainy Season: 6 Tips for Success

Trekking the Inca Trail in rainy season is a challenge. Here are 6 ways to make those 42 kilometres just a little bit easier.

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Lost City of the Incas: Machu Picchu

Now...where were we?

Oh yes, sitting in the fog after hiking for 4 days and 42km. We waited around for an hour or so, hoping that the fog would lift and we would be rewarded with the magical view of Machu Picchu we'd been dreaming about, but alas, it was not to be.

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