Category Archives: Diary

4th September 2018 – Colca Canyon

I get a nasty surprise this morning. The lodge only has hot water when the sun is up, so I have to depend on the icy cold to warm up. At least we get a nice surprise at breakfast – … Continue reading

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30th August 2018 – Ballestas Island

I’ve booked to do the 10am Ballestas Island tour today, which means I get to enjoy a lie in and a leisurely breakfast before heading out. Kokopelli do an okay spread – essentially one portion of scrambled eggs (you need … Continue reading

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29th August 2018 – Paracas

I’m getting picked up at the ungodly hour of 5:30 this morning, so I’m grateful that I’m the only one in my dorm right now. However, its unbearably cold in my dorm tonight, and I never quite manage to nod … Continue reading

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28th August 2018 – Lima

I had planned to spend the day exploring the Miraflores and photographing anything I found interesting, andn go check out the catacombs. However, when I wake up, it’s to a new discovery – a pair of red, rash-like rings around … Continue reading

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27th August 2018 – Lima

Casa de Mochilero is probably best described as a tolerable hostel.  The beds are definitely not the comfiest or the warmest – they’re thin and hard, but I do manage to get some sleep.  And as an added bonus, the … Continue reading

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26th August 2018 – Onwards to Lima

I was right. Location, location, location. No clue how much I actually slept, but I was woken from honest to god sleep at 4am by the airport tannoy announcing that they’d be testing the fire alarm, and when I looked … Continue reading

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25th August 2018 – Kelowna

As expected, I end up spending my very short time in Kelowna mostly in a daze. I have to be up at 6 in order to get my gear into the wash before the hostel starts doing their own sheets, … Continue reading

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