Being a tourist round Cusco June 13th 2011 Paulina who is the director of the clinic organised her niece to take me on a tour around the sacred valley yesterday. So Marcia, her niece collected me bright and early at 8am to go to tour bus.
It was nice to be able to talk english again for a change, as all the people on the bus spoke english!
There are loads of towns and ruins around cusco, so I still have more to see. But yesterday I wen ... read more
South America » Peru » Cusco » Cusco » 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
I am not the blogging type but sure here I am blogging away. I am 24 (already) and from Derry (lovely lovely Derry) in Ireland. I'm at uni in Newcastle in England and studying medicine, in my 4th year. Going on my medical elective this summer to Peru! SO excited! and thought it would be nice to start a travel blog so people that care, can keep up with my happenings (particularly people who aren't on facebook, so thats just my mammy and daddy!)... full info