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Peru - Part 2 - Cusco and the Sacred Valley

After spending a 2 days in Lima, we boarded a plane and flew to Cusco. Cusco is in southeast Peru, and is the historic capital of the Inca Empire and the jumping-off point to many of the country’s most famous sights, including Machu Picchu and different areas of the Sacred Valley. 963 more words


Into the Sacred Valley.

Time to leave Cusco and it’s parades to go see some of the other parts of the Sacred Valley. I was a bit nervous doing this given my propensity to get decidely unwell on winding roads, so I left with a bit to trepidation. 1,237 more words

Machu Picchu - the most expensive, the most mind-blowing place you'll visit in South America

Machu Picchu. What more can be said? These stunning Inca ruins perched on a high mountain in Peru are one of South America’s top attractions. The Spanish never found their way here and the abandoned city remained lost in the jungle until American explorer, Hiram Bingham, came across it during his search for the lost city of Vilcabamba in 1911. 682 more words


Peru Trip: The Sacred Valley - Part 2.

Trip to the Republic of Peru: September 13-29, 2016.

21/09/2016 – Day 9th of the trip – Part 2: Ollantaytambo

ความเดิมจากตอนที่แล้ว เช้าวันที่ 21 ก.ย. เช็คเอาท์ออกจากที่พัก Hostal Valle Urubamba ไปเที่ยว Moray Terraces กับเหมืองเกลือ Salinas de Maras มาแล้ว ย้อนกลับมากินมื้อเที่ยงที่ Urubamba จากนั้นก็มุ่งหน้าไปเมือง Ollantaytambo จุดท่องเที่ยวสำคัญสุดปลายทางของ The Sacred Valley… 187 more words

Ollantaytambo at dusk

Ollantaytambo, in the Sacred Valley, Peru, is the jumping off point for those who trek  the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, and those, like us, who catch the train. 360 more words

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Travel Diary: Cusco

After traveling for nearly 24 hours, I finally set foot in Cusco, and the altitude welcomed me with open arms. The once capital of the Inca Empire, situated at 11,152 feet in the Peruvian Andes, Cusco has become a necessary a pit-stop for travelers seeking to visit the world-famous citadel. 1,123 more words


That Trip To Peru: A Recap Part 3

My Solo Travels In Peru

Being bed ridden for almost two days, surviving on a diet of McDonalds ( its rather surprising how consistent they taste around the globe unlike the KFC next doors), My last trip around Cusco was Saqsaywaman Ruins about fifteen minutes drive from Cusco. 572 more words

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