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      Shamans in Peru

      Peru May 10, 2015 at 3:58 PM

      I am interested in spending 1-2 days with the shamans in Peru, can anyone tell me the best place to do this, have looked at a few online but they all seem quite expensive and touristy....was looking for somewhere near Cuzco if possible but if not I am willing to travel, would be grateful for any advice, thanks

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    • Peru- use of ATM (Scotia Bank)?

      Peru May 19, 2015 at 10:24 AM

      We are traveling to Peru in September. In most countries I try to use an ATM at the airport to get the local currency before I step out. My bank - Bank of America - has an agreement with Scotia Bank, allowing for charges to be waived. So that would be my preferred ATM and my questions are:
      1. Is there a Scotia Bank ATM at the Lima airport?
      2. Can Scotia Bank ATMs be found in other popular areas - Cuzco; parts of Lima; Puno?
      Thanks.

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    • tranvia and tourist tickets

      Cusco May 3, 2015 at 9:28 AM

      I've reading reviews on Cusco, often mentioned "make sure you being your tourist ticket" when visiting places like SV, Ollan, churches/cathedral, etc; a while back when I begin to consider going to MP, I read reviews and recommendation fr VT forum and remember to come upon tranvia and tickets to purchase in Cusco; now I can't find topic on tranvia and ticket to buy so I can learn more. We are going in August. Any lead please

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    • Peru Rail tickets

      Cusco Yesterday

      We are going to Peru on August 2015; staying in Cusco for 3 days and will take Peru rail fr Ollan to MP, is it OK to buy train tickets online now (June 2015) or wait till we get to Cusco?

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    • tour booking

      Machu Picchu May 7, 2015 at 6:28 PM

      Has anyone booked there tour to Machu Picchu from Cuzco itself ? Have my own idea of what I would like to see and all tours seem quite expensive when booked from home. Can anyone recommend any tour companies over there at all? Thanks, Chris

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    • 11 day travel itinerary suggestions

      Peru May 25, 2015 at 7:39 PM

      Hello travelers:
      My partner and I will be traveling to Peru during winter break, 12.20 -12.31, and we will spend most of our time in the Sacred Valley area. I've heard that Christmas or Christmas eve is in Cusco is a sight worthy of being there for, which is right in the middle of our trip. Trying to figure out the flow of our trip in order to make in Peru plane flights. Machu Picchu and Sacred Valley I anticipate 5 days to visit ( Olly, Urubamba, aguas calieinte), and 2 days in Cusco. I have read through a couple of guide books but I'm still not sure what to do besides the sacred valley area in the Cusco region. Since we're from Oregon we thought about the beaches. Is it worth going to beaches north of Lima for sun and warm ocean? Not usually a fan of big cities, we like cultural and hiking experiences. I don't think we really have enough time to fit in Arequipa?
      Appreciate your knowledgable imput. Thanks.

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    • Salaverry Disembarkation

      Trujillo May 13, 2014 at 5:53 AM

      Would anyone familiar with the port of Salaverry and the disembarkation process know about times to exit ships. I am arriving on Zaandam at 5am on Oct 21. Assuming we do dock at 5am would it be reasonable to be able to catch a flight from the airport at 8am. I think if I can get off the ship no later than 6:30 I should be able to do it. Any ideas or advice please.

      1 Answer May 13, 2014 at 6:10 AM
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      Inexpensive lodging recommendations in Trujillo

      Trujillo Apr 28, 2011 at 5:40 PM

      Hello — I am looking for some lodging recommendations for Trujillo, late August.

      I'm not a fan of hostels, but hoping to find relatively inexpensive accommodations that provide privacy and a good, central location. Character and charm are big bonuses!

      On a related note, I'm considering the same search for a night or two in Huanchaco — any beachside recommendations?

      3 Answers May 2, 2011 at 3:57 PM
    • Weaving in Trujillo?

      Trujillo Mar 19, 2011 at 1:23 PM

      I know Trujillo is not a mecca for textiles, but does anyone know if there are weaving workshops or demonstrations in or near the city?

      2 Answers Mar 19, 2011 at 1:46 PM
    • Art/Craft Supply store in Trujillo, Peru

      Trujillo Jan 17, 2011 at 9:39 AM

      I'm wondering if anyone knows of any crafts/art supply stores in Trujillo, Peru. I'm thinking of a Michael's or JoAnn's but I'm not sure if those even exist in Peru. Maybe just a fabric store? Any help would be much appreciated! I already looked at Plaza Vea and didn't find what I wanted.
      Thanks!

      1 Answer Feb 10, 2013 at 4:12 PM
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      BACKPACKER HOSTEL IN TRUJILLO.???

      Trujillo Jan 16, 2009 at 9:33 AM

      Hey everyone!Need a cheap,clean and safe hostel in Trujillo near the plaza. Any suggestions?? I'd really appreciate your help...Need info. ASAP,please!!

      Hola a todos!Necesito un hostal barato,limpio y seguro en Trujillo cerca a la plaza. Sugerencias?? Agradecería su ayuda ASAP porfa!!

      Cuídense,
      Isa

      2 Answers Jan 16, 2009 at 10:08 AM
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      Wheelchair accessible travel?

      Trujillo Sep 16, 2007 at 11:41 AM

      Greetings! My wife and I will be visiting Peru in early October. The complicating issue is my confinement to a wheelchair since having two major sugeries last year. I will be taking a small folding tavel wheelchair. Will it be possible to hire taxis to drive us btween cities? Are there any wheelchair accessible hotels and restaurants? We have engaged a tour company to show us Machu Picchu and Cuzco, then heat up the Noth coast to Chiclayo, Trujillo, and Sechin. We'd also like to see Chavin de Huantar, but can only afford a couple of days of expensive tour travel and have used those up on MP and Cuzco. Any advice would be appreciated!

      Thank you!

      2 Answers Dec 27, 2007 at 3:55 PM
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      Tren de la Sierra

      Trujillo Sep 29, 2005 at 12:57 PM

      Has anyone ridden this train from Lima to Huancayo? It is called the world's highest railway line and the article stated that there is bottled oxygen available on board for low landers like myself so that we won't suffer altitude sickness. The highest point is at 4,829 meters above sea level. I plan to visit an internet sweetheart in Trujillo in December and am tempted to take this ride. The ride sounds scarier than the most advanced roller coaster.

      3 Answers Oct 18, 2005 at 8:07 PM
    • Flight(s) from Trujillo to Iquitos

      Trujillo Jul 13, 2005 at 7:26 AM

      Are there flights from Trujillo to Iquitos? (or do we need to go back to Lima to get to Iquitos)?

      All your help is appreciated!

      1 Answer Jul 14, 2005 at 4:10 PM
    • Can I come to Peru and not go up?

      Trujillo Feb 6, 2004 at 9:00 PM

      We have won the airfare to Peru and I'm not much for mountains and such. Is it nice to go northwards from Lima? What would be a good tour? Thanks Kally

      11 Answers Feb 18, 2004 at 5:19 PM