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Month: March 2012

Nazca Lines, Paracas and Ballestas Islands

Nazca Lines, Paracas and Ballestas Islands

Ana reporting from her mobile office in Paracas: Yesterday I arrived early in the morning by bus in the city of Nazca. The town  looks pretty small and there were a lot of kiosks with locals enjoying breakfast (a type of soup with meat, noddles, veggies, etc!)  I wanted to have breakfast but my guide said that it wasn’t a good idea because we were going directly to fly over the Nazca Lines and the flight could make me dizzy…

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Colca Canyon

Colca Canyon

Ana reporting from the deepest canyon in South America: Yesterday I traveled from the city of Arequipa to the town of Chivay, in the heart of Colca valley. We had a nice group of people. One couple from Madrid, another one from Lima and a Russian guy that didn’t even speak much English! We started early in the morning and we stopped in different viewpoints and interesting sites! Like the highest point of the road at 4910 meters above sea…

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Sunday in Lima with Limenos!

Sunday in Lima with Limenos!

Ana reporting from Peru: Since Darek return to LA and I went to Lima I have been busy participating in the ASTA (American Society of Travel Agents) International destination Expo held in Lima. It was a very good event where I was able to learn more about other destinations within Peru that I still never been to. My friends Charo & Publio, our local suppliers from Peru hosted me for all these days at their house. So I had a…

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Visit to the Otavalo market.

Visit to the Otavalo market.

The day I left for the US, Analia drove with Paul to the famous arts and crafts market in Otavalo, located north of Quito and about 2 hours driving distance. It is probably most known for the weaving. Although it is pretty touristy and somewhat of a cliché attraction it is still worth a visit if you have not seen such a market in South America. Tourists get a chance to browse through countless stalls with handmade souvenirs, clothes, rugs,…

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