Desert Oasis.. Ica & Huacachina June 29th 2008 The flight from Buenos Aires to Lima went well and we were particularly impressed with the drinks trolley coming round 3 times in a 4 hour flight.. you don´t get that on BA! We only stayed one night in Lima for a number of reasons... a) it´s expensive, b) we weren´t really after another big city experience, c) we hadn´t heard great reports on the city itself so we hot tailed it out of there t ... read more
South America » Peru » Ica » Huacachina 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
Back in 2008 we took 21 months off work, rented out the house, found a foster home for Stuart (cat!) and ventured out to the big wide world. We saw as many places as we could fit in in the time we were on the road and returned home in February 2010 after a truly life changing and eye opening journey.
Our adventure lasted... 615 days!
After our return we fell into the routine of life back in the UK but have always planned to get back out there as soon as we could. It took a bit longer than we'd hoped but we did squeeze in getting married and a few holidays ... full info