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Sacred Valley

Not many people know that Machu Picchu is not the only inca ruins in Peru. There remains other inca ruins around the Andes mountain range. 104 more words


Machu Picchu: How We Did It

Overview: Planes, trains and automobiles

It took a bit of effort and time to get to Machu Picchu. There did not seem to be any direct routes, so get ready to travel a little. 3,779 more words

Bucket List

Cusco - Ollantaytambo

We left Paracas in a mini van organized by the hostel, a lot of travellers and very little space. Our destination was a place called Ica, where we were to get our connecting bus to Cusco, everyone else was continuing on a little longer to Huanchina. 1,198 more words


A hike in the Mountains

Besides high altitude, living in the Peruvian Andes means one thing: a new hike each weekend. There are so many different trails that you can almost never run out of different hikes. 244 more words


Sacred Valley Day Trip From Cusco

While we were in Cusco acclimating to the high altitude, we did the Sacred Valley tour. Sacred Valley is located about 500m (1500ft) lower than Cusco at 2900m (9514ft) so it’s a nice way to ease into the high altitude. 868 more words