Category Archives: 17. Peru

Blue lake

Day 193: Reach A Bit Further

Lima, Peru – Santiago, Chile I think I’ll miss Peru. I had a wonderful time there but the big part of it was the people that I met. Anyway, it’s time to move on. Chile’s next. The flight from Lima to Santiago was my third […]

Happy Valentine's Day

Day 192: Mira Miraflores

Lima, Peru I decided that I should get a hair trim and colouring done prior to leaving Peru. It’s cheaper to do it here and if I didn’t, I would have had to wait until I get to Indonesia in end of May. Chile, Argentina, […]

Restaurant out by the coast

Day 191: Coffee at Midnight

Cusco – Lima, Peru Survived the 22-hour bus ride! Jessica actually made it to the hostel before me. Didn’t do much at all for the remaining afternoon. In the evening, I walked with Jessica to the Miraflores’ promenade and then had a good dinner. Luis, […]

Pimp my kicks

Day 190: Pimped Up Kicks

Cusco – Lima, Peru Cusco’s such a charming little town. It’s even more so because of the fact that it has these pimped-out converse-look-alike shoes in the artisan stores. I was having such a hard time deciding which color and styles to go for. The […]

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Day 189: Ya Tengo

Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Huaynapicchu – Aguas Calientes – Ollantaytambo – Cusco, Peru Action-packed day! Woke up at 4:30 in the morning to get ready for the Machu Picchu hike. There’s an easy way to get from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu: by […]

Elises Moda!

Day 188: Elises Moda!

Cusco – Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes, Peru I have told multiple people that I wouldn’t mind not working in design field ever for the rest of my life. Now, I second-guess that notion. After seeing Neil’s art and what he does with them, it brought […]

Triangle-generating fella

Day 187: RØoSTeRßeΔR

Cusco, Peru Whole day painting! I was happy as a clam Definitely beats visiting the Incan Sacred Valley. Anyway, Neil, the designer I was helping goes by the handle Roosterbear. His works are brilliant. I’m honestly jealous. His work made me question if I was […]

Yellow VW

Day 186: The Party and the After Party

Cusco, Peru Spent the whole morning trying to figure out how I could get my hands on the ISIC card. With the card, one gets discount to the entrance fee to Machu PIcchu and also the bus and train tickets. In order to apply for […]


Day 185: Gracias Por Su Visita

La Paz, Bolivia – Desaguadero – Puno – Cusco, Peru It’s time to head back to Peru. This time around I chose to go a different route; not through Lake Titicaca, but through a ghetto town called Desaguadero. Since the route was more direct, the […]


Day 177: Border Crossing in Style

Puno – Copacabana, Peru – La Paz, Bolivia There are two ways to cross border from Peru to Bolivia. The longer route (8 hours) via Copacabana is more scenic yet more complicated. It involves: Hopping on a bus in Puno Getting off at the Peru-Bolivia […]

Thought this is a funny picture

Day 176: Taquile? Tequila?

Amantani – Taquile – Puno, Peru Beatrice woke Alberto and I up at 6:30 and fixed us breakfast. Then we’re sent off to the port for our boat ride leaving the island. An hour journey brought us to the island Taquile. The weather had been […]

Greeted by the residents of Los Uros

Day 175: Audio, Video, Disco

Puno – Los Uros – Amantani, Peru The tour first brought us to Los Uros, the famous floating islands of Titicaca. These islands are all man-made out of the abundant reeds that grow in the lake. As the boat approached the one of the islands, […]