We visited Machu Picchu close to halfway through our trip, after having a few days to acclimate to higher altitudes in Cusco. It was amazing! We were fairly lucky, as the days before and after were rainy and heavily cloudy but on the day we went it was clear and only mildly cloudy. 2,980 more words
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Another day, another 5am wake up call. But luckily we were once again roused from our slumber with mugs of warming coca tea.
This time it was bread and porridge for breakfast, selected to keep us going during the long day of walking that lay ahead – much of which we were warned would be downhill. 633 more words
We were advised to fuel up with a big breakfast today, prior to being picked up with by Pedro and Hans at 8am. Then, with our worldly possessions for the next four days in tow, we were packed into a minibus and driven to kilometre 82, the official starting point for the famous Inca Trail. 969 more words