Nasca, Peru

Preserved graves
Journal article posted Thursday, October 23rd, 2003 by Tony & Veronica
Visited the famous Nasca lines. Also saw a very interesting 2700 year old cemetary where we say many well preserved mummies.

Ayacucho, Peru

Traditional Dress
Journal article posted Monday, October 13th, 2003 by Tony & Veronica
Frances, Tony and V take a trip to Ayacucho in the central highlands of Peru with V's mom and dad. Ayacucho is a town that was recently severely impacted by the Shining Path terrorists and was also the town that V's grandpa grew up in. Saw an amazing fireworks display!

Cajamarca, Peru

Rock Forest
Journal article posted Sunday, October 5th, 2003 by Tony & Veronica
Visiting the Andean city of Cajamarca in the central highlands. Explored a rock forest and visited a pre-Inca cemetary where we learned about cacti and interesting bugs that are used as red pigment in lipsticks...etc..

Chiclayo, Peru

Frances Exploring the Tucume Pyramids
Journal article posted Saturday, October 4th, 2003 by Tony & Veronica
On the northern coast of peru. Visitng a witchdoctors market, talking with a shaman, casino fun, visiting archaeological museums and sites including the Tucume Pyramids.

Northern Peru

Exploring the mangroves
Journal article posted Saturday, September 27th, 2003 by Tony & Veronica
Frances' first glipse of Peru. Explored mangroves in Tumbes, Mancora's gorgeous beach, Piura, and Chulucana's beautiful ceramics.


The Equator
Journal article posted Monday, September 22nd, 2003 by Tony & Veronica
Frances joins up with Tony and V in Quito, visiting the equator, exploring Loja and Otavalo market, our nightmarish bus ride through Ecuador, and differences between Peu and Ecuador.

Trujillo and Huanchaco, Peru

Huanchaco Fishing Boats
Journal article posted Saturday, September 13th, 2003 by Tony & Veronica
Visiting various ruins from the Chan Chan and Moche cultures. Also visited Huanchaco, a beach town just outside of Trujillo... spent the day relaxing and observing the different sea/wildlife.

Day Trips around Huaraz, Peru

Tony standing by a Puya Raymondi
Journal article posted Wednesday, September 10th, 2003 by Tony & Veronica
A trip up to Pastoruri Glacier where Tony had the misfortune of falling into a crevasse! Also scrambled up some rocks to have a lovely picnic by Churrup Lake, got lost in the underground labyrinths of Chavin, and spent some time talking to one of the only survivors from a massive landslide that wiped out the entire population of the city of Yungay in 1970.

Lunahuana, Peru

Journal article posted Saturday, August 23rd, 2003 by Tony & Veronica
Weekend trip with V's cousin Karen and her friends. Went river rafting along the river, ate well, and drank pisco sours by the campfire.

Huancayo, Peru

Making a Gourd
Journal article posted Wednesday, August 20th, 2003 by Tony & Veronica
Exploring the central highlands of Peru. Visited people's houses that make gourd art, ate some traditional food cooked in the ground, and explored the countryside.

Pisco, Paracas, and the Ballestas Islands - Peru

 Paracas Beach
Journal article posted Wednesday, August 6th, 2003 by Tony & Veronica
Experiencing a big sandstorm, exploring the Ballestas Islands (i.e. poor man's galapagos), and the Paracas Reserve where we explored a sandy cave. Also visited an afro-peruvian town and visitrf an old estate where African slaves were brought to work illegaly... interesting to see the catacombs beneath the house.

Huacachina, Peru

Sand Boarding
Journal article posted Tuesday, August 5th, 2003 by Tony & Veronica
Visited this desert oasis and tried our hand at sandboarding on the dunes. Beautiful area with massive sand dunes as far as the eye can see.
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