Blood, Sweat and Peru August 29th 2011 The easiest thing about Peru was crossing the border. Again, it was one bored man, a desk and a stamp....it was all uphill from there.....!
Our first stop in Peru was a town called Puno where we headed out on a half-day trip to the man-made floating islands on Lake Titicaca. The trip itself was very interesting if a little cringeworthy (locals who knew 'twinkle-twinkle little star' for to ... read more
South America » Peru 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