Lima Again April 18th 2009 I am in my last destination for this South American trip. Picked up luggage in Montevideo and here, and now have the task of throwing out all the useless items that I packed, you know, the emergency blanket, mosquito hat, multiple package of wetwipes, oh, and the heaviest, the organic cotton hostel sheet that think I used only once. Maybe I should keep that heavy item.....might come in handy so ... 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
I have a year to travel starting this summer of 2008. I will start in the United Kingdom, then cross to Ireland. Then I plan to go to Poland and Ukraine. Depending upon the political climate, I may venture into Turkey. In preparation, I have spent many hours reading other peoples' blogs. I wonder how my adventure will unfold?
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