Fishing for Piranhas - Huachachina to Iquitos October 10th 2006 First of all, thanks for all your messages, its good to see that the blog is being read and it works! (hope you are reading this Amanda-ed)
We have spent the last couple of weeks in Peru, our next stop after Arequipa was a little town called Huachachina that exists purely for tourists because of the HUGE sanddunes surrounding it and the oasis that is set in the middle of the town- all abit mad!
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South America » Peru » Loreto » Iquitos » Amazon Rainforest 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