Flight of the Conchords - Arequipa, Peru November 6th 2010 After having to wait 8 days for our Argentinian visas (should have been 3 days!), we were really glad to get out of Santiago and Chile, even if this did mean getting a 33 hour bus back up north. We'd stayed again at Hostel Casa Roja in the capital, the staff really helped us to chase the frustrating Argentine Embassy and we became one of the family.
We arrived in dusty Arica after our long and ... read more
South America » Peru » Arequipa » Arequipa 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
Hiya, we are Dee and Holly from Northampton, England.
We left home on 1st October 2009 to see the world and were away for 447 days in total.
Our journey started in India, Nepal and Hong Kong then SE Asia then Australia and New Zealand and South America . We were home for Christmas 2010.
We were looking forward to finding paradise and the perfect mojito, dabbling in adventure and making new friends along the way. Holly was a little worried about going without hair straighteners and having to 'pack light'. Dee... full info