Peru

The “Old Mountain”

After our lazy day in Cusco it’s time to go to the ‘Old Mountain’. Our bus picked us up at the hotel to take us back to Ollantaytambo, once there we would need to board a train to our next destination. For this being such such a small town the station was very busy with

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Peru

The Sacred Valley Part 2

After our night in Ollantaytambo it was time for our bus group to split-up. Some had booked to do a three-day Inca Trail hike, camping along the trail. A  week before we arrived there had been a landslide along the Inca Trail and a person had died. Therefore, the people that had booked this were

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Peru

The Sacred Valley Part 1

We left Lima and caught 10am flight, one of the many to Cusco, it appears at least in the mornings there are plane leaving Lima for Cusco every 15 minutes, which we found quite surprising. Cusco is located at an elevation 3400M/11200ft in the Andes mountains. Having just arrived from sea level we were careful

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Peru

Peru

After we left Volcan we returned to Panama City for a couple of days before we caught a flight to Lima, Peru where we would be spending a bit of time before doing some touring. After we were delivered to our hotel, checked-in and had a local beer, it was off to find some dinner

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Central America

Northern Highlands

When our time was up in Panama City, we caught the bus from Albrook Bus Station to David, this was an eight-hour bus ride, stopping along the way to allow passengers to board and alight. The bus-route took us over the Panama Canal. A few years back we sailed through the canal on a person-only

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Central America

Panama City

We had decided over the last couple of months we would head to somewhere warm for the winter, having missed winters for the last two years we thought we would continue the trend. After making it to Panama this past summer driving in our truck and camper, we had only spent a week or so

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Seattle and back to Alberta

We left Parksville/Nanoose Bay area and headed south down the Island to Sydney where we would catch the ferry to Anacortes, then continue on to Seattle for a couple of weeks. In Sydney waiting for the ferry to arrive. The water was really calm for the crossing to Anacortes. The Ferry stopped at Friday Harbour

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Canada

West Coast

We have spent a few months back in Alberta visiting with friends and family, some of whom had deaths over the last six months while we were away, also attending a funeral of a work colleague of Stewart’s. All of these deaths were associated with Cancer. We are in that age demographic were our bodies

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Central America

Costa Rica and Panama

After a nice stop in San Juan del Sur, it was time for another border crossing. As we were relatively close to the border we did not get on the road until 10am, this time it was into Costa Rica. It took about an hour and half to travel to the border, passing a long

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Central America

Central America

We left Antigua and headed south towards El Salvador, stopping about 50kms/30miles before the border, we knew we could stay at this location along the highway that had 24hr security. We parked and went for dinner at a local restaurant, while there parking lot started filling up which surprised us, as it turns out there

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