Pilgramage on the Inca Trail March 27th 2008 We arrived in Lima on 17 March just in time to start our one week tour. Our first morning we caught up with Aleisha and Dan, Aussie friends we met in Africa on our very first tour way back at the beginning of our world tour. Then we met some of the rest of our tour group and headed out for lunch and a city tour. Not much to see in Lima - and most of what you do see is covered in a thick layer o ... read more
South America » Peru » Cusco Ancient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, most notably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by the Spanish conquistadors in 1533. Peruvian independence was declared in 1821, and remaining Spanish forces defeated in 1... ... read more
Evan and I are off on our first round the world trip. This is something we have been planning for ages, but it still took a few twists and turns towards the end as we researched and came across other places to see and things to do. Like the inclusion of the trans-mongolian trip. Who would have thought?
We are starting in Africa on 1 July and plan to go from there to Eastern Europe and the UK to see family and then on to Central and South America.
Only 4 days till we take off.
PS. The strange name of our blog relates to our cat - Trax - whom we are leaaving with nanna for a year. Hopefu... full info