Monthly Archives: October 2013

Sucre, Potosi and Salar de Uyuni

We took a night bus from Cochabamba to Sucre, which dropped us at the bus station at 5am, it was raining and still dark outside. We decided to hang around the bus station for a bit before taking a taxi … Continue reading

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La Paz and Cochabamba

After the very expensive but lovely experience in Machu Picchu we decided to move swiftly on to Bolivia where everything is much cheaper. We went straight from Cusco to La Paz on a night bus, a 15-hour journey. As it … Continue reading

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Cusco and Machu Picchu

Having realised it was a 21-hour bus ride from Lima to Cusco (the main gateway to Machu Picchu), we decided to fly instead. The flights aren’t outrageously expensive and we really couldn’t face 21-hours on a bus with three children. … Continue reading

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Lima: run-ins with the police and kids days out (not on the same day!)

Our time in Lima didn’t start out very well, with John having a run-in with the police twice ┬áin as many days. Firstly, after arriving from the night bus, we went to the hostel we had booked over the phone. … Continue reading

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