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Exchanging Currency in Peru

Finding a place to change money in Peru was a breeze — IF you are exchanging dollars. I should note Euros are becoming more common. There are exchange stations everywhere, however the rates are dreadful. You can go to the … Continue reading

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Damn, I’m High …

So we landed in Cusco … and the first thing we noticed was the altitude … *huff* Compared to London, Cusco is death-defyingly high! The highest point in London according to the internet is a mere 245 meters (804 ft). … Continue reading

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Tambopata Rainforest Experience at Heath River Wildlife Center and Sandoval Lake booked

After tons and tons of research we finally narrowed the available options of rainforest operators down and booked with Inka Natura. So far the interaction with them has been perfect. All positive reviews about them inspired confidence and we couldn’t … Continue reading

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Flights Booked to Peru

Thanks to the great Anna at “Corporate Traveller” we now have our tickets to Peru booked for about £200 less in total than if we had booked directly with Iberia. Thanks to Anna’s help the booking was hassle-free for us … Continue reading

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Inca Trail Permits Secured

Success! We managed to get permits for the Inca Trail through local tour operator Andean Life Peru. Now on to book our flights. When making arrangements to hike the Inca Trail it is best to book as early as possible. … Continue reading

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The winner is … *drumroll* …

Some more reading in preparation for the 2012 trip to Nepal showed that it’s never too early to start preparing our bodies for higher atitude trekking. Suppose we could have chosen from many different all fascinating destinations that offer higher … Continue reading

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