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Riding the buses through Peru

Riding the buses through Peru

On a three month journey, Alison Payne continued to travel solo through Peru until she finally met up with her boyfriend. The bus trip from Quito to Huaquillas, Ecuador’s main border town with Peru, was my first overnight trip. A guy sitting near me said the border crossing is dangerous for there is a no-man’s land where even locals get taken by crooked taxi drivers.  He (Alberto) became my new friend and navigated us through … Read entire article »

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Peru photo gallery

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Peru itinerary

Peru itinerary

Peru is a developing country in South America where Spanish and Quechua are the official languages. It is also the home of the Pervian Andes with many peaks over 6,000 meters. It is known as the Land of the Incas. It is also known for its potatoes—over 300 varieties have been developed around Cusco alone. While terrorist activity has declined significantly in Peru, crime is an ongoing concern. The transportation system along this beaten path … Read entire article »

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