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Peru Manco Multisport Trip

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Llachon - Lake Titicaca
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Laura Cahill
All those flights down, we had all of them on the way back, but way worse because you aren't going some place fun. Just home. But the flights were an eventful, just the way I like them.
Kayaking at Llachon - Lake Titicaca
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Laura Cahill
From our hotel we went to the main square where the buses to Machu Picchu lined up to shuttle travelers up to the ruins. We hopped on a bus and it filled up quickly and was off! Swtich backs up and …
Paying up!
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Laura Cahill
This morning started with a tour of the Huchuy Qosqo ruins, they are still in the excavation stage, it was pretty cool to see that process. We then began our decent into the Urubamba Valley, to La …
Our kayak guide - we paid him in Oreos
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Laura Cahill
We woke up to frosted tents, filled our bellies with instant coffee and quinoa pancakes, then started out on our hike to the Queua Sundur Valley. We headed up the valley through town passing children …
Kayaking at Llachon, Lake Titicaca - support boat
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Laura Cahill
Today we headed to Chinchero for mountain biking to our first campsite. Before we hopped on the bikes we stopped to visit some women who specialize in the fiber arts. They showed us their work and …
Llachon - Lake Titicaca
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Laura Cahill
We had an earlier morning start and headed out to the river for a day of rafting. We lucked out with a sunny day, still not warm enough to swim, but not chilly. After we geared up and had a paddle …
Tourist boats waiting to leave the port
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Laura Cahill
Today is a day for Cusco. What a gorgeous city! We met up with our guide, Juan Barrios, and the rest of our group and headed out on the town. Slowly but surely we headed up the hill to sacsayhuaman, …
TukTuk - Our ride from the hotel to the pier
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Laura Cahill
Today is mostly a travel day - we boarded a comfy bus to head to Cusco. It was great to see more of Peru and see the change in geography. We made a couple of sight seeing stops along the way. We …
Peruvian beer time with Jackie Lope
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Laura Cahill
We said our goodbyes to our Amantani family, and headed back to Puno. We made a stop at the Uros floating islands - super cool! It feels like walking on a water bed. They make their islands, houses, …
Sail boats on Lake Titicaca
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Laura Cahill
Woke up and headed to a breakfast of fried quinoa cakes, jam, and cafe con leche. We said some quick goodbyes and headed to shore to board our sail boat. Today's goal was to make it to Amantani …
Kayaking at Llachon - Lake Titicaca
Author
Laura Cahill
Wake early pack our stuff into our day packs, check our extra luggage into the hotel storage and eat a nice little breakfast. Our guide arrives and we head out on some TukTuks to the pier. We stop …
Peruvian beer time with Jackie Lope
Author
Laura Cahill
Another early morning wake up to catch a flight to Juliaca. Cross back over the street to check in with Star Peru. Lima airport is a nice airport with shops and some resturants. The regional terminal …
Cathedral in Puno
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Laura Cahill
We arrive Lima in the afternoon after an epic 24+ hours of travel. *Important note: For those of you traveling through Panama City...there is a Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville in the airport. I …
Unknown volcano - Flight from Arequipa to Juliaca
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Laura Cahill
Missoula to Seattle - 4 hour layover - Seattle to LAX - 7 hours - LAX to Panama City 2 hours - Panama City to Lima

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