Piranha Fishing
During our time in the Amazon Jungle and River we saw huge varieties of exotic and truly stunning flora & fauna during our trip to the Amazon in Peru's most Northern Territory: Iquitos, where we took a speed boat ride 45 mins to our Eco Lodge, we visited the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve several times.
Being a solo women traveller and a single mother adventurer taking a trip of a lifetime in the Northern Jungles of Peru. I've written about our time at Machu Picchu, Lake Titicaca and Cusco, now I want to delve into more details about our time in Iquitos, northern Peru. On the way to Iquitos our plane broke down pretty much in the air so we had to take a layover in Pucallpa for 24 hours which was totally fine, we had fun and got to see another part of Peru. When we finally made it to Iquitos where the owner of...
Seeing Machu Picchu for the first time is like a picture perfect postcard coming to life followed by a massive "wow" and "it's real, stunning". At nearly 8,000 feet above sea level it is one of the most popular visitor destinations in South America. Located high in the Peruvian Andes, Machu Picchu was hidden from the outside world for hundreds of years It was discovered by Hiram Bingham in 1911 with the guidance of local indigenous farmers. He was an academic, explorer and politician from the United States of America. Machu Picchu is a beautiful landscape, it makes you contemplate and appreciate the...
The Amazon at sunset
Planning our big adventure to Peru was beyond amazing, I thoroughly enjoyed all the research conducted and the time spent throughout the whole trip soaking in the excitement, it was building up every step of the way.   Looking at a map of Peru I remember thinking to myself, how an earth am I going to master this and pull it off with a 4yr old when I don't have a clue
What Is The Magic Water Circuit In Lima? I read what the magic water circuit (Circuito Mágico del Agua) was on Trip Advisor, It looked so cool and one of my must-sees in Lima. It's just on the edge of the city; about 20 mins from Miraflores district. I had to hail my first cab from the side of the road "Whoo hoo" (because usually I'd get the hotel or B&B to call one - safer that way with a child) I was outside the Marriott when I saw tons of those amazing yellow cabs! (in London all our cabs are black)...
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