Address: Mancora is 116 miles (187 km) from Piura Airport, about 3 hours by car. There are vans that go to Mancora, but they don’t leave until the van is full of passengers. And there’s not a lot of space in the van if you have luggage. I learned that Eppo Bus goes to Mancora, […]

Address: About 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from Capitán FAP Guillermo Concha Iberico International Airport. Yes, Piura is a small town, but there are taxis (very old cars). I took the Oltursa bus from Lima to Piura. I preferred “bus cama,” as it is possible to recline my seat to a full horizontal position (i.e., 180 […]

Address: Approximately 11 miles (18 km) away from Jorge Chávez International Airport and about 7 miles (11 km) from Lima’s colonial main square. At the intersection of three main avenues of Miraflores: Manuel Pardo, José Larco, and Diagonal. At the center of Miraflores lies Parque Kennedy, named after JFK. It is surrounded by a vast […]

Address: 27 miles (45 km) east of Puno. The boat ride from Puno Wharf took about 2.5 hours. From the wharf in the island, there is a 15-minute walk up to the center of the town. Because it’s an uphill walk, it may be challenging to some people. But the rest of the walk to […]

Address: Quispicanchis, Cusco. It is possible to take public transportation from Cusco to Pitumarca, which is on the same route from Cusco to Puno. Upon arrival in Pitumarca, go to the village of Ocefina (Chillca); from here you can start your walk towards la Montaña de Siete Colores. Admission: 10 soles (about U.S. $3). The […]

Address: Approximately 22 miles (35 km) away from Jorge Chávez International Airport. Because Ancón is in Lima, it is possible to take Uber (or taxi) from Central Lima, but I imagine it would cost over 150 soles (U.S. $50). Website: It was my last day in Peru. But my flight was not until past […]

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