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CUSCO parte 1

En un impulso y por una super oferta compramos pasajes para ir a Cusco. Éramos tres viajeros decididos a ir a la aventura con una sola reservación, un curso de dos días de rafting con MAYUC – PERU RAFTING. 851 more words


Peru with a Crew: Part 2 of 2

So, who’s ready for more HALF-THOUGHTS ABOUT PERU TOWNS


The centrepiece of the Incan empire was a bit of a personal fave. A rainbow flag hanging from every shop, but DEFINITELY NOT A GAY THING. 683 more words

Manco's Last Stand

“We found it so well fortified that it was a thing of horror.” Pedro Pizarro

Ollantaytambo is the last town in the Scared Valley before you get to Machu Picchu and one of, if not the best preserved Inca villages in Peru.   487 more words


A Day in Ollantaytambo

Waking up on a memory foam-topped mattress, swaddled in plush blankets and pillows, following days of trekking up and down mountains, you can only imagine how many times I clicked the snooze button. 962 more words


Hair-cutting ceremony - Ollantaytambo, Peru

Ollantaytambo is where most trekkers set off on their four day hike to Machu Picchu.

When we planned to go to Peru, I never in a million years would have considered I’d be involved in a special ceremony in a small Quechua village just near here.   156 more words


You Never Know - Journey In Peru

You never know what’s outside your door until you open it and venture out into the light of day. This is especially so when you are traveling in a distant land, with everything so new and exciting. 445 more words


Cusco and the Sacred Valley

Everyone was right about Cusco. It’s a gorgeous, lively city. And it’s touristy as fuck.

Machu Picchu to South America is like Angkor Watt to Southeast Asia.   1,741 more words