Peru Rail
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Here are some videos that I have recently uploaded from Peru.   1. A short portion of the bus ride from Piura (Ecuador) to Lima (Peru)   2. Some videos of the train ride from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu and back again          

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Breakfast
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Tuesday, 11th November I would say we woke up this morning but that would imply a night’s sleep. Neither of us slept that well and were awake most of the night. We grabbed a couple of hours here and there but we pulled into the Arequipa bus terminal feeling very groggy and keen for a […]

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Parade
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Nov-2014

Thursday, 6th November We had a train booked back to Cusco today at 4:37pm so we had most of the day to laze around although we had to check out of our hotel at 10am. After checking out our first stop was to a cafe which styled itself as a french bakery. We had a couple […]

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Machu Picchu
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Wednesday, 5th November We awoke at 5:30am and were at the breakfast table for 6am, as we had requested the day before. We wanted to get to Machu Picchu early but not too early. The first bus leaves Aguas Calientes at 5:30am with those wanting to get there even earlier walking up (takes an hour […]

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Hostel El Tambo
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Sunday, 2nd November Today we had a plan to go to Ollantaytambo via a couple of other towns so we got up, packed and had to check out by 9:30am, the earliest for a while. I had the hostel breakfast but then we also went out for a cafe breakfast. Cusco is a nice place […]

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Cusco
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Friday, 31st October I didn’t get the best night’s sleep on the bus last night. The problem with everyone having their own entertainment TV screen is that it makes the bus very light and the seats in front of us have theirs mounted up high as they are the first row, so I had to […]

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Flag
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Tuesday, 28th October I awoke to scenes of the Pacific coast out of the window as the sun was coming up. You could see fishing boats out in the surf making the morning’s catch in the half-light. It makes quite a picture. We had a good nights sleep, well good for a bus that is. […]

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Piura to Lima
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Monday, 27th October The journey to the border between Ecuador and Peru was uneventful with only the occasional army or police official poking their heads inside the bus with a torch to see that everything was in order. The lights went on around 3am when we were ushered off the bus as we had come […]

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