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Peru earthquake: Casualties reported after powerful quake hits south coast

A strong earthquake has struck off the coast of southern Peru, killing at least one person and injuring more than 60. The jolt damaged roads and homes, and authorities warned the death toll could rise. 390 more words

The Americas

2 Weeks in Peru - Our Itinerary

We booked our Inca Trail trek with Llama Path and then planned our itinerary around it. If you have more time, you might researching your travel days first and plan your trip accordingly. 1,972 more words

The World

Deadly earthquake shakes southern Peru


Deadly earthquake shakes southern Peru

By Eliott C. McLaughlin, CNN

Updated 11:44 AM ET, Sun January 14, 2018… 156 more words



I have begun to realise this is my last month in Arequipa, a place that has slowly come to feel like home. It’s a strange feeling knowing I will no longer have a base as I begin travelling and will continually move to new places. 874 more words


Arequipa & Puno

We divided up our journey to Arequipa with a stop in Nazca to visit the Lîneas de Nazca. These mysterious geoglyphs were on both our bucket lists for South America so we were excited about the scenic flight we’d booked that glides you over the desert for panoramic views. 1,483 more words

South America

A small journey through our route in South America (Part 3: Peru)

Planning ahead has never been my strong suit. Professionally, I am well organized, but in my natural habitat, home, I usually go with the flow. Exceptions to that rule have been moving into our apartment and getting married, which I have pretty much completely drawn out in Excel. 433 more words


Heading south to the highest lake in the world

At 3812 m above sea level, Lake Titicaca straddles the border between Peru and Bolivia, and is the ‘highest navigable lake in the world’. It’s more than 1200 km south from Lima by road, and was the destination of a trip that Steph and I made in November 1974. 1,390 more words

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