The ANDES Mountains! October 20th 2008 Well, last weekend I went to the hot desert in Huacachina and this weekend it was the complete opposite, as Christine, Kristine and I went to Huaraz and into the mountains!
We started the weekend off by going paragliding on Thursday afternoon in Lima. It was totally awesome to jump off a cliff and be sucked up into the air by the wind. I did some tricks swirling over the ocean and swooped preca ... read more
South America » Peru » Ancash » Huaraz 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 have an epic journey around South America planned for October to February. The first few months I'll be completing a volunteer placement in Peru and after that I'll be backpacking to fabulous destinations across the continent. One of my newly official life goals is to see every country in the world, so I think this will be a good start!... full info