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A Rather Bizarre Tour of Ica’s Wineries

Peru is not known for its wine. Unless you’re a fan of sweet dessert wines I wouldn’t recommend ordering wine in a Peruvian restaurant (save for those that originate from neighbouring Argentina or Chile) or purchasing wine from the local supermarket. However it is known for its Pisco.  Also made from grapes, Pisco is a […]

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Riding the Dunes in Huacachina

Whilst our wildlife-spotting and quad bike-riding experiences had been fun, it had been disappointedly cloudy throughout the majority of our 3-night stay in Paracas, so we were keen to continue our journey south along Peru’s coastline in search of some sunshine. Our next stop was the desert oasis of Huacachina.  With just 200 residents it […]

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Passing Through Pisac

In order to continue our journey from Ollantaytambo, we had no option but to return to Cusco (the other direction headed deeper into the Sacred Valley and away from civilisation), and it seemed a shame to overlook the charming village of Pisac, seeing as though we would bypass it on route back to the imperial […]

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