Off the beaten trail and off the map... Moyobama, Chachapoyas and north to Ecuador July 13th 2010 More accurately- off the beaten gringo trail and off the lonely planet map...
I can´t remember where I left off but we flew from Iquitos (and skipped the 5 day boat ride) to Tarapoto, where we recharged a little then headed off towards our next adventure. We broke up the trip to Chachapoyas with a stop at Moyobamba, which has thermal baths just outside of town. The baths are set nicely into th ... read more
South America » Peru » Amazonas » Chachapoyas 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
I am a designer currently living and working in upstate NY. But this blog tracks, has tracked and will track my travels across this great big blue planet of ours.
The first group of entries follows my trip through Japan, China, and India in the summer of 2007, the second group are from my semester abroad in South Africa and my travels in southern and central Africa. The third group of posts will be from a trip to Peru and Ecuador. Im updating this profile because Im about to leave for Guatemala and Belize, so look out for those!
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