Machu Picchu is one of the most famous historical sites in South America, let alone Peru, but it remained unknown by the outside world until about 100 years ago. Hiram Bingham, a United States senator and explorer, rediscovered the Incan ruins in 1911 making this famous ruin known all over the world nowadays.
Let the numbers speak
Inca trail Time: 4 days-3 nights Highest point crossed (Dead Woman's Pass): 4200 m, as high as a Colorado 14er Distance, from start of Camino Inca to Machu Picchu: 47 km Socks: 1 liner + 2 over the liner ...
Posted in May The Blog Be with You by Goofy9
February 17 & 18
We were picked up Friday morning at 6:10 a.m. and taken down to the PeruRail bus station. Got on a bus and headed for Ollantaytambo, where you change from the bus to the train. (There are no roads to Machu Picchu.) About half way there, the guide on the bus got a cell phone call and said the trains ...
Posted in Trip to Ecuador and Peru by katdill