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Waiting - Journey In Peru

The station in Machu Picchu town was over-crowded and stuffy. Groups of people piled together leaving little space for manoeuvre. Around me, the snippets of many languages, Italian, Spanish, French and Hebrew, lots of people with lots to say, most likely about their visit to the ‘Lost City Of The Inca’s’. 528 more words


The Sacred Valley

It’s been 4 days since my completion of the 4-day trek up the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. My mind and body are still fatigued. I can still remember everything as if it happened yesterday but it’s all too overwhelming to recall at once . 317 more words


Seizing sideline charms in Peru's Sacred Valley

My latest article for the Kiwi Collection is about Peru’s Sacred Valley.

Too many people skip this lovely valley between Machu Picchu and Cusco. Not only do they miss beautiful spots like the… 126 more words


The Machu Picchu Hair Cut - Journey In Peru

Nine weeks without a haircut is not a crime by any means but going to Machu Picchu without regard for ones presentation was not something I could allow. 576 more words


Alone In A Painting - Journey In Peru

The days to Machu Picchu and my return to Ireland were drawing nearer. Louis the poet had already returned to Lima having visited his son and grandchildren. 714 more words


Day 20 - Ollantaytambo - Start of the Inca Toursf

Main highlights:

  • Saying goodbye to Cusco and our main lugguage
  • Packed a duffel bag with 2.5kg of clothes and toiletries
  • Packed a backpack of 6kg of much needed electronics and warm jacket…
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Backpacking across the Andes - #15: Ollantaytambo (Peru)

Ollantaytambo is a place where we felt good!

After being on the road for three weeks, after spending a few nights in “basic” places, at more than 4000 meters of altitude, after a scary boat ride on an angry Lake Titicaca and after so many long bus rides, … 530 more words

Andes Backpacking Trip