Category: travel

Why I live in Peru

People sometimes ask me what on earth I am doing living in Peru! I just saw this video from the Peru Tourist Board (www.visitperu.com), which gives some idea of the fantastic diversity of this wonderful country. Hope you enjoy...

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Chicha Morada

The Peruvian health drink. I absolutely love Chicha Morada. Supposedly it has great health benefits too, as studies have shown that purple corn helps regulate blood pressure and prevent colon cancer, probably because Purple corn...

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Ceviche

This is a copy of a recipe I included on my Donde Peru website. I have included a copy here because I think it is one of my favorite recipes and should be shown on my personal site too! Ceviche is without a doubt one of my...

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Unpasteurized Milk

One of my biggest upsets about living in Peru until recently was the inability to find fresh milk. All the supermarkets and all the corner shops seem only to sell UHT milk in cardboard boxes that lasts for ever and has a...

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Raichur to Hyderabad

We spent last night in a town about 200kms from Hyderabad called Raichur. Off all the guide books we found probably the nicest hotel we have so far stayed in. Raj and Agata booked themselves into the Presidential Suite for the...

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Hubli Junction

We are Up the Junction! Hubli Junction to be precise. Henry and I are rather lagging behind Justin and co in the other rickshaw. Whilst they have reached Hampi and in fact latest news puts them just 200 kms short of Hyderabad,...

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Goa to Hampi

We have now arrived in Hampi. This is India’s answer to Ankgor Wat and whilst we have yet seen very little of it it appears very impressive indeed. Henry and Stephen spent an extra night in Goa whilst Raj, Agate and I...

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Goa

We arrived in Goa on the 30th December. Naturally as Goa appears to be the Tenerife of India we were completely unable to find anywhere to stay. After some struggle our two rickshaws plus the Gin Soaked Rogues who we met at the...

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Doha… Qatar Airways rocks….

So we arrived in Doha last night looking forward to a hard nights sleep on the airport floor…. Much to my surprise we were ushered to a transfer desk where Qatar Airways informed us they were putting us up in a local...

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Clodagh from BA Saves the day

I left my house on in a minor panic this morning as there was no public transport on Christmas day in London at all. Having booked myself the cheapest possible flight I was extremely reluctant to spend my savings on a taxi to...

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