Category: Peru

Birds! Ecuador, Peru and Costa Rica

About 18 months ago, when we were stuck in Shelter Bay marina awaiting delivery of our cylinder head, I took to walking in the grounds and surrounding jungle taking photographs of the wildlife. Although not a “twitcher” deliberately seeking out the various birds in the area I did enjoy snapping them when I saw them …

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Trujillo, Chiclayo and Mancora

Well, at long last, this is going to be my final post about our trip to Peru. It covers the three places on/near to Peru’s northern coast which we visited on our way to Guayaquil in Ecuador to catch our plane back to Panama where “Siga Siga” was waiting. First of all Trujillo, with its …

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Huaraz and the Cordillera Blanca

  Having read “Touching the Void” many years ago I could not have gone to Peru and not visited the “Cordilleras”. The Cordillera Blanca is the second highest mountain range in the world with 18 summits at more than 6,000metres [18,500ft+]. However, before you begin to wonder – we did not go ice climbing, mountain …

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