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Post 365 Days - Week 36 - Ollantaytambo and Machu Picchu

It took an hour along winding and sometimes cobblestoned roads to reach Ollantaytambo from Cusco. I was so glad I didn’t take the train. The driver was wonderful. 2,952 more words

El Valle Sagrado

Pasada la aclimatación a la altura, decidí contratar un tour de todo el día al Valle Sagrado de los Inkas (35 soles). La verdad es que se atrasaron en irme a buscar al hostal, pero al menos fueron.  861 more words

Turismo Historia

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


Last Post of the Day - Ollantaytambo!

Okay – last one of the day, I promise. (This is what happens when you are without internet for a few days).

On the way to Machu Picchu we stayed at Ollantaytambo and explored the ruins there. 180 more words


Old Ruins and Old Friends

Before we went to Machu Picchu we were able to explore the ruins of Sacsayhauman. This arqueological site is located in Cuzco, and while you can take a cab to it we insisted on walking (I did it last time I was here). 435 more words


Peru Day 3: Chinchero, Maras/Salineras, Moray

Day 3
We took an early flight to Cusco. From the airport we had a car pick us up and had the driver take us to purchase the Boleto Turistico Del Cusco as it allows you to enter several ruin sights.  263 more words


Peruvian Kittens and Ancient Ruins

My family was having dinner one night back in September of 2011 when my dad decided to inform us that instead of the two-week trip we had been planning to Europe the following summer, we would be taking a 17-day trip to Peru. 819 more words