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Week 53 - Peru (Lima & Machu Picchu) 

Two has become three. My friend Matt has joined us for three weeks as we make our way around South America. We last saw Matt when we travelled together in Italy and Spain. 1,845 more words

Machu Picchu

What must it be like to live in a small village already at way over 3,000 metres, where sheer mountains rise up directly above for maybe up to 1,000 to 2,000 metres more like a giant fence of random but all encompassing rock. 800 more words


Ollantaytambo - Sacred Valley Peru

Finally we are heading for the Sacred Valley and will use Ollantaytambo as an entry and exit point. The collectivo drops us of in yet another charming village Plaza and we make our way to Intitambo,  our resting spot for two nights. 291 more words


Beautiful Ollantaytambo, your must-visit place before Machu Pichu.

The main railway station that serves Cusco and therefore on to Machu Pichu is a small town called Ollantaytambo about 1 hour 45 from the city. 378 more words

Tips & Ideas

How to Conquer Machu Picchu

Do you know how many different ways there are to actually get to Machu Picchu?


I don’t think I realized how many different ways there were to get to Machu Picchu, and even now, I still don’t think I am fully aware of all the ways. 1,623 more words


Peru: Cusco + Lima

…Let’s get away for a while…

From Chicago to Lima, Peru you’re expecting an eight hour flight. Not too shabby… especially if you leave in the evening and sleep the whole way there. 381 more words