We took an overnight bus to Cusco, arriving at 7am. Our hostel wouldn’t allow us into the rooms, which is normally fine, except that until we asked for chairs, the only comfort this place could offer was a cold hard stone floor. 1,570 more words
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You seldom escape the gushing sounds of water in Ollantaytambo, in the heart of Peru’s Sacred Valley. Supplied by two rivers, racing from the towering Andean mountains, the Patacancha and Wilkanuta (Urubamba) rivers also deliver water to an abundance of stone cut aqua-ducts which serve the towns Inca stone buildings (Cancha) and the grounds of the Fortaleza. 834 more words
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Machu Picchu is always going to be a highlight for any traveler to South America, us included. The Peruvian authorities know this and priced the admission fee accordingly; we paid 152 PEN each for the privilege of visiting Machu Picchu and climbing Huayna Picchu. 810 more words