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Machu Picchu Village

Or Aguas Calientes, as it’s previously known by, is a small village at the foot of the mountain which Machu Picchu lies on. If you want the earliest of starts getting to the ruins in the morning, staying here would be the best choice, and in my opinion the only 161 more words


Shell, Ecuador

Oh Ecuador, I don’t even know where to begin…..

I guess I’ll start with why we went to Ecuador (aside from just wanting to explore a new and beautiful place). ¬† 543 more words


Machu Picchu!!

This has been high on my list for many years, and I was finally able to tick it off. Turning the corner after at short walk from the bus stop, was nothing less than a surreal experience. 335 more words


Perfect, Peaceful Place

I arrived late in the evening in Ollantaytambo, and left for Machu Picchu early in the morning. Pitch black at both times, so I had really no idea of what the village or the hostel looked like until I got back down. 243 more words