Monthly Archives: October 2012

Day 70: Bus To The Middle Of Nowhere

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Mon. 22nd October 2012 Today we transfer to Uyuni, we have been advised it will take about 11 hours and we have a 10:30am start. This all adds up to a long day but the alternative was the night bus …

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Day 69: La Paz

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Sun. 21st October 2012 As our time in La Paz is limited we opt for the city tour, along with 11 others from our group. Two others, who are finishing with the G Adventures trip here in La Paz, are …

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Day 68: Goodbye Peru

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Sat. 20th October 2012 It was always going to be an early start as we were due to be collected from our hotel at 7am for our transfer to La Paz in Bolivia, however, a 5:10 alarm call was beyond …

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Day 67: Living with The Locals

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Fri. 19th October 2012 This morning we were awoken by the sunlight streaming through the thin light curtains. Before we had time to stir there was a knock at the door from Janelli advising it was breakfast time. Our room …

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Day 66: Floating Islands

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Thur. 18th October 2012 I have a memory (real or otherwise) of 1st or 2nd Form Geography and hearing about Lake Titicaca and the people who lived on floating islands. Today, I got to fulfil a longstanding ambition by visiting …

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Day 65: Transfer To Puno

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Wed. 17th October 2012 Today we said goodbye to Cusco. We have enjoyed our time here – the parades, the sights, the small town atmosphere, the breakfasts at Jack’s, and particularly the chance to recharge our batteries after the Inca …

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Day 64: Cheapskates

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Tues. 16th October 2012 Of the remaining tourist spots in town I wanted to see inside the Cathedral. It was 25 Sol (£6 each) to go inside and no photos allowed, but we had heard that if you get there early …

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Day 63: Cusco, At A Leisurely Pace

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Mon. 15th October 2012 We did manage to be up in time for breakfast in hotel this morning and do intend to make sure we do not miss out on the main sights of Cusco. We have a couple of …

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Day 62: Rest Day

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Sun. 14th October 2012 After the 23 hour day yesterday, it was a very slow start. We did not envy the four members of our group (or the tour leader) who had to be up and out by 9:30 to …

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Day 61 (p.m.): The Best Beer In The World

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Sat. 13th October 2012 It seems appropriate to split today’s blog post into two. Machu Picchu deserves a post all to itself and as it turned out, today was a 23 hour day. After we finished at Machu Picchu we …

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