Peru is insane! Let this Gallery of the good bits entice your inner wanderlust
Everyone needs to visit Peru. Machu Picchu is the main event but the country boasts much much more!
Mancora, North Peru Loki Hostel apartments.
The beaches of North Peru are full of beautiful hideaways
Learn to surf right in front of Loki Del Mar.
Beautiful girl and a beautiful sunset
A local fisherman sets his net amongst the waves.
The Peruvian coast is home to some of the worlds best left hand waves. Lets rip in!
The seaspray over the pacific ocean allowed us to look directly at the beautiful setting sun.
Local fishing boats made entirely from reeds.
Laguna 69 is our target! 3hours up we go.
Chewing on coca leaves is an old tradition which fights against altitude sickness, tastes horrible though.
We began our hike 3800m above sea level
The view on the way down was’t tpp bad either.
We made it to the beautiful top! Laguna 69, and it was all worth it!
The peak of our hike was at 4600m above sea level. The air was thin making each step laborious
In the Peruvian Andes mountain range there are some stunning glacial lake like this one.
Yes! Lima has surf. Long-boarders hold reign here
Mira Flores malecon, a scenic boardwalk which follows the cliff line along the cities edge.
Mira Flores shopping center. Mall which has all the brands and Mangos all you can eat.
Beautiful market near the Plaza De Armas
The changing of the guards, a popular sight for tourists.
Parque Del Amor, a romantic mosaic park along the malecon in Miraflores.
Parque Del Amor for sunset… doesnt get any more romantic.
Bianca and I would walk the Malecon in love with the beauty of Lima.
Our guide explaining the ancient markings on the cliffs.
This prehistoric geoglyph has remained here for centuries due to the unique climate of this desert. Man-made… or Alien?
Happy feet of Humboldt penguins.
Pelican blending in.
Sealion cub. Que “NAAWWWWW”
Nicknamed poor man’s Galapagos because the abundance of wildlife which live here
The monument of San Martin who first sailed into Paracas before heading onto Lima
The red cliffs and sand of Paracas are unique to this place.
A boat in the middle of the desert?
The desert oasis Huacachina. This is not a mirage.
Dont want to get lost in the desert dunes.
Smashing the sandy slopes. The only direction is straight
One man, one board!
Bianca thinks she has seen a mirage
Sunsets are always amazing! but the sun going down over this desert oasis is something everyone must see!
At the top of the mountain pass, here we had a ceremony ritual giving thanks to ‘Pachamama’ (Mother nature) for our safe passage.
Our first sighting of Machu Picchu ruins from below
Thank you ‘Pachamama’ you are beautiful.
Another beautiful shot, over looking the Machu Picchu ruins. We can’t get enough of this view!
The early morning hike up to the ruins was all worth it, beautiful!
The way to the top of Huayna Picchu. 45min straight up near vertical stairs!
The view from half way up Huayna Picchu
How not to take a picture…
Survey point at the top of Huayna Picchu.
Terraces were used for growing different crops.
Inca ruins with Huayna Picchu behind
Admiring the view of Arequipa and the Volcano Misti behind it.
Beautiful and intricate hand-made textiles made from Alpaca fur.
Brett hanging out with his new friend, an Andean Eagle.
We were lucky enough to spot one of the sacred three animals of the Inca – The Condor bird.
The start of our 6 hour trek down inside the Colca Canyon.
So close to reaching our accomodation for the night – The Oasis.
We got to witness the biggest moon in 60 years, while hiking up the Colca Canyon the following morning.
Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world at 3900 m above sea level.
Over 40 islands made entirely of reeds make up the floating Uros Islands of Lake Titicaca.
The beautiful locals always have a smile on their faces. Content in their unique way of life.
The reeds are used in a variety of ways, these beautiful reed archways were a photo favourite.
Walking up to Pachamama temple to watch the sunset.
Pachamama temple, Amantani Island
Arriving onto our next island, Taquile Island.
The local cathedral off the main plaza in Taquile. Made from adobe blocks.
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