Tag Archives: Peru

Wellness and Relaxation in a Sacred Setting

October 9, 2012


A popular destination for backpackers and visitors on a shoe-string budget, Peru also has plenty to offer the luxury traveller. If you’re short on vacation time like many North Americans, and want to combine adventure with a side of luxury, there are some great options here. One of my favourite properties in Peru was the […]

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From Cusco to Puno – Riding the Rails in Style in Peru

July 3, 2012


It has been named one of the world’s most beautiful train rides and rightfully so. The journey from Cusco to Puno on the Andean Explorer is worth every penny. Not only is the scenery breathtaking, but the experience is unforgettable. If your budget permits, this 10 hour train trip is a truly unique experience. At […]

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Tourism Gone Wrong in Peru

June 21, 2012


The last stop on a recent trip to Peru, Lake Titicaca, was high on my list of sites to see within the country. Let’s be honest, my desire to see this place was partially because of the name, which is hard to say with a straight face. The largest lake in South America, Lake Titicaca […]

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The Death Defying Hike Up Wayna Picchu

June 18, 2012


“The last time I climbed Wayna Picchu, I cried at the top because I didn’t want to hike all the way back down,” my friend calmly told me before we tackled the mountain. At the time I thought nothing of it, that maybe she was exaggerating just a little bit. Little did I know that only […]

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