Peru In Depth July 17th 2008 PERU
Travelling on Friday 13th of June, I set out from Sidney airport to Lima, Peru on a 28 hour journey taking three flights with over total of 20 hours of air time - landing at Auckland, and Santiago, where I enjoyed the delights of Chile capital airport for eight hours. When I arrived at Lima, I take a taxi at around mid-night to the Miraflores area, where I book into the Esperanza hotel for f ... read more
South America » Peru » Lima » Lima » Miraflores 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
Home sweet home....
12 months of travel from August 2007 to September 2008 took me to Central/Eastern Europe; Egypt; Russia; India/Nepal; Thailand; S.E.Asia; China; New Zealand; Australia; South America and the US. I hope you enjoy my photos and commentary. Let me know what you think and if you would like any tips if travelling yourself ona career break...specially if you are in your 40's . Happy travels. SteveW
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