It wasn’t planned, but in Colombia we ended up driving another of South America’s infamous “Death Roads”, El Trampolín de la Muerte – not as bad as its name suggests.
Trucks in Peru have colourful art painted on the back doors – occasionally the sides too. They move on all streets – so why not call them ‘street art’?
La Selva occupies 60% of Peru – yet it’s not on the tourist radar. We travelled overland through a large part of this section of the Amazon rainforest.
We are happy with the space our Berta offers. Only when I have to drive a road so narrow that the wheels touch the edge on both sides I wish I could shrink her.
We have been on narrow and dangerous roads before, but the PE-3N was one of the most scary and slow-going main roads we have experienced thus far. [Gallery 30+ photos]
We took the long way from Pisco to Lima and were rewarded with an incredible scenic route through the Andes in the central highlands of Peru. [30+ photos]
Travelling overland with family visitors can be logistically difficult. Here’s how we managed it with my sister and her husband, Bron & Bob, for 3 weeks in Peru.