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Ollantaytambo

We spent a few nights in Ollantaytambo around our visit to Machu Picchu. Since we’d been hiking quite a bit, we ended up using some of this time to rest before more hikes. 760 more words

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On the way to Macchu Picchu - Ollantaytambo


On our final stop before the end of today’s journey we visited another Inka valley ruins, called Ollantaytambo. again we climbed to the top of a mountain to look over the valley and the views.

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The Sacred Valley: Machu Machu Man!

Our first day in Cusco was spent planning our journey to Machu Picchu. This involved a significant amount of tedium and resulted in us visiting nigh on near every travel agent in Cusco, but eventually we managed to organise our travel plans to ensure we actually made it to Machu Picchu. 1,507 more words

Hiking

The Sacred Valley!

We packed backpacks for 2 days to go to the Sacred Valley. We did a big tour with a whole group that picked us up around 7am. 84 more words

South America

La Veronica –the mightiest mountain of the Cordillera Urubamba in the Andes

Veronica is the mightiest mountain in Urubamba Mountain range and here she stands at a height of 5860m/16830ft overlooking all of the Cusco region. She is coated in a horn of snow most of the year round and named Wakay Willca, or Sacred Tears in Quechua. 108 more words

From Cusco to Machu Picchu

After days of silence we have eventually managed to find a good internet connection -good enough to upload some pictures of our great experience through the Sacred Valley of the Incas to the legendary city of Machu Picchu. 164 more words

Peru

Part 4: A Town Called Olly

Part 1: Getting to the Sacred Valley is Not Easy
Part 2: The Most Awesome Hotel Ever
Part 3: When in Urubamba…

The first thing you need to know about Ollantaytambo is that we could not pronounce it. 424 more words

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