Category Archives: Peru & Ecuador 2013

Leaving Galapogas for Quito, and then home.

Our last dinner on the boat was Turkey, with all the fixings!  Then clear skies called us up for another  night of star gazing!  We didn’t linger too long, as we all had a date with a dingy at 5:30 a.m. to go … Continue reading

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Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

  Arriving in Quito was the first sign of clouds, and a little rain since we left Canada!Danny, met us at the Quito airport and whisked us outdoors into the rain, and the waiting van.  The trip into town was the … Continue reading

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Adventures in Lima Peru

Once settled in our hotel in Mira floras we made plans to meet with Agustin in our lobby the next morning at 9 a.m. The four of us headed down to the cliffs of Mira floras and were rewarded with a beautiful, … Continue reading

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Paracus, Nasca lines and Ballesteros Islands.

As usual Marcelo was prompt with our transfer from hotel to bus depot.  It was an easy transfer as we were told we only needed to take essential items, and leave the rest at the hotel, which we would be … Continue reading

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Puno and Lake Titicaca

      Arriving in Puno at in the dark  was a little disappointing but it doesn’t mean it’s late, it just means it gets dark earlier!   We were picked up at the train station and whisked off to … Continue reading

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Our second day at Machu Picchu was better

Our second day at Machu Picchu was better than the first day, if that is possible.  We even had a bit of a sleep in! We headed up the mountain on the narrow one way, not radio controlled road.  Drivers … Continue reading

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Peru

    Such a busy start, early mornings long flights for several days, starting with our LATEST morning being grande prairie to Edmonton. 5a.m. Checked in at Vancouver international at 4 a.m for the flight to Lima, via Los Angels, … Continue reading

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Although we do not leave Canada until the 19th, we head out tomorrow. Visit with the girls, flight to Vancouver for a Visit with Claudia, and some last minute tips! Then off on our adventure, and meet up with our … Continue reading

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