The final days in Cusco.... December 22nd 2011 So after an amazing trek to Macchu Picchu we were back in Cusco and with only a few days to go before Christmas Mike and I had to make the decision whether to stay in Cusco for Christmas or move on. It was a pretty tough decision as we really loved Cusco and it was starting to feel quite Christmassy but also we had already spent a fair amount of time there and wondered whether we should get going ... read more
South America » Peru » 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
Hi and welcome to Donna and Mike's Blog. having completed our 11 month trip round Central / South America, Fiji, NZ and Oz, a 10 month break was enough, and it was time to hit the road again.
This trip includes a month in Sri Lanka, 2 and a half months in India followed by another two and half months in Nepal
We hope to get to know these amazing countries, their people and their culture a little better over the next 6 months, and hope you enjoy all the laughs, rants and banter that know will come with such a trip
Cheers for reading, and if you are visiting any of the places we have... full info