Stupidity Can Be Serendipitous. Or something like that. January 17th 2007 I left Loki Hostel in Cusco, where I've been living for the last month, on 15 January. I was very excited to be on the move again - and out of practice.
It was one of those days when nothing goes right... I realized as the bus began boarding that I had left my fleece in the hostel... que tristeza, that thing is really warm! But ah well, I thought, I shall sacrifice it to the travel gods, and b ... read more
South America » Peru » Puno 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