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Machu Picchu

Cuzco. It is probably the busiest tourist town in all of Peru. Everybody is here for the same reason: Machu Picchu. Why? Because is it mysterious, amazing and beautiful. 434 more words

Cycle Touring

Machu Picchu and the panic attack

At 5 am sharp we were up and ready to rock. The train was due at 6.40 to take us from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes, which is at the base of Machu Picchu. 616 more words


Inka Jungle Trek - Part 3

The final day of our trek to Machu Picchu involved waking up at at half three to reach the ruins for sunrise. We had bid farerwell to our guide Rene the night before and our group had splintered slightly, but were due to regroup at the top for a guided talk at seven. 759 more words


Cusco and Machu Picchu

We took an overnight bus to Cusco, arriving at 7am. Our hostel wouldn’t allow us into the rooms, which is normally fine, except that until we asked for chairs, the only comfort this place could offer was a cold hard stone floor. 1,570 more words


Machu Picchu

Nach gut einer Woche in der Region von Cusco, machte ich mich auf den Weg nach Machu Picchu, um eines der “Weltwunder” zu bestaunen.

Schon die erste Etappe war spannend: 407 more words


Inka Jungle Trek - Part 2

Day 2

It’s early in the morning, and I’m in Peru watching the mouth of an Argentinian man move up and down. I’m trying to concentrate on what he’s saying because I think he’s trying to talk to me about how to white water raft safely. 1,844 more words