A quick guide to the basics of Machu Pichu: how to get there, where to stay etc. What is Machu Picchu? Machu Picchu is a large complex of ruins. It is the remains of an important city built by the Incas around 1400. It’s also called the ’The lost City of the Incas’ and is […]
Taca launch new flights between Lima, Peru and Mendoza, Argentina Taca airline have announced that on December 1st, 2010, they will add a new route between Lima to Mendoza. The flights will operate three times a week: to Mendoza on Monday, Wednesday and Friday; and to Lima on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. This makes it […]
(09/11/2010)Want something really different? Take a look at our new Multisports Peru Adventure to Machu Picchu. Stunning though Machu Picchu is, we at Into Latin America feel that Peru has a lot more to offer. Phenomenal natural beauty, amazing evidence of different ancient cultures, and friendly local people with fascinating customs. We have put together a […]
(05/11/2010) In continuation…here’s a selection of events till Nov 3rd. Last night I went to the Crafts fair in CIDAP at the bottom of the Escalinata where there are some beautiful quality crafts on display from artesan communities around Cuenca and also Peru and Colombia. There is ‘Noche Cuencana’ every night in the main squares […]
This really was the holiday of a lifetime and thanks to expedition leader Hannah and her fantastic team was it was a magical experience. The scenery and wildlife were breathtaking and the history of polar exportation, and my hero Sir Ernest Shackleton in particular was vividly, brought to life. To be able to follow his journey and pay my respects to him at his graveside in South Georgia was very emotional and something I will never forget.
Lorraine traveled on Hebridean Sky. Find out more here.