Lama's and Lima January 11th 2011
We stayed in Sucre for a few days, after we had traveled 2 days to cover the 600 km odd to this place over a rough gravel, winding road through an beautiful, mountainous landscape. We had collected a lot of dust, a punctured tyre and a fair lot of damage to the sub-frame that supports the boxes in their sliders. I was able to buy a heavy piece of angle iron to replace the light weight stuff ... read more
South America » Peru » Lima » Lima » Lima 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
My wife and I are immigrants. Ann comes from Sydney, Australia and I come from the Hague, Holland. We have been living for almost forty years in the South of Johannesburg, South Africa. We call ourselves South Africans.
In March 2004 and nearing the end of our working days, we discovered we both harbored secret wishes to see China. One night in bed, my wife saw on the inside of her eyes the almost unbroken landmass between SA and China and realized China could be reached by car.
That´s where it started.
We bought a car, a Land Rover and converted it into a primitive but adequate camper. A... full info