Category Archives: Peru

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Bolivia – Juli to Copacabana, Bolivia (63k/19,780k, 800ft)

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(September 1 – written by Dave) This will be just a quick post to let everyone know that we made it into Bolivia safely.  We had a nice 50k ride to the border, mostly with a tailwind but with a … Continue reading

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Bikes everywhere – Puno to Juli (82k/19,718k, 1,000ft)

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(August 31 – written by Dave) We rode out of Puno this morning thinking that we would be riding by ourselves today.  Boy did we get that wrong.  We met up with 11 other cyclists today and much to our … Continue reading

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Lake Titicaca and Puno food

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(August 30 – written by Dave) So here we are at the famous Lake Titicaca.  Our main activity of the day was taking a boat ride out to the floating islands of the lake.  Lake Titicaca is a large lake … Continue reading

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Private road short day – Juliaca to Puno (45k/19,635k, 850ft)

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(August 29 – written by Dave) We reluctantly said goodbye to Philipp and Tine this morning.  We are probably taking different routes from here to La Paz.  I say probably because they are sometimes a bit ‘fluid’ with their plans … Continue reading

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Speed demons – Ayaviri to Juliaca (98k/19,590k, 950ft)

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(August 28 – written by Nancy) It rained hard overnight and given how cold it was in our room we wouldn’t have been surprised to see snow on the ground when we opened the door this morning.  Thankfully, we had … Continue reading

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The last pass (maybe) – Sicuani to Ayaviri (108k/19,492k, +3,300ft)

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(August 27 – written by Dave) Today we rode our last big pass for a while.  Or at least we think we did.  You never really know what the road ahead will hold.  We had a 40k climb right from … Continue reading

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Touch the rainbow – Camp Chuquicahuana to Sicuani (52k/19,384k, +1,000ft)

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(August 26 – written by Dave) Wow, what a day!  No make that two days because it really was like two days.  Our first half day was all about getting to Rainbow Mountain.  The second half was a 52k spin … Continue reading