At Machu Picchu

Day 11

Finally the big day has come. We will head down to Machu Picchu  (2,430 metres) this morning and stay overnight in Machu Picchu Town, also known as… 671 more words


Day 89 - 5th April - Machu Picchu, Peru

The 4am alarm got a snooze hit. I got in the shower and regretted letting it run for a bit as I was hit by a wall of cold water. 875 more words


Day 88 - 4th April - Cuzco to Aguas Calientes, Peru

The day started with the usual fun of realising we had paid for an extra night at the house but had now booked to leave early. 928 more words


Cousin Adventures: Machu Picchu!

The majestic Incan ruins of Machu Picchu were the last and most impressive stop on our gringo trail itinerary!

We departed from Cusco via a bus/train combination operated by Peru Rail that takes you through a river valley to the town of Aguas Calientes.  1,022 more words


El tren del Urubamba.

Llegar a Cuzco después de recorrer el altiplano fue como sumergirse en un hontanar de aguas termales. La antigua capital Inca guardaba parte de su glorioso pasado aunque dejaba entrever el rencor cohibido de una cultura despojada. 458 more words


By train and bus up to Machu Picchu

Anxious to rejoin the group, I awoke early after a fitful sleep and was declared fit enough to go up Machu Picchu, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. 1,666 more words


Buying Machu Picchu Tickets and Train Tickets

For a year now we have been buying people’s Machu Picchu tickets. It seems easiest if you have a from to fill out so we can do just that. 521 more words