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  • Peru - Day 4 (July 9, 2023)===Description=== Packed up and departed for our Inca Trail trek Visited key sites in the Valle Sagrada or Sacred Valley ===Lodging=== Ollantaytambo Phone: 51-84-581033 ===Details=== We painstakingly sorted our luggage in order to achieve the 1 Posted by rewagner in The Couple on Foot - Peru | Sep 23, 2023
  • Peru - Day 3 (July 8, 2023)===Description=== Visited top sights in Cusco Ate another fantastic meal ===Lodging=== Novotel, Cusco San Agustin, 239 Esquina, Cusco City Centre Cusco, Peru Phone: 51-84-581033 ===Details=== After enjoying the big buffet breakfast at the Nov Posted by rewagner in The Couple on Foot - Peru | Sep 23, 2023
  • Pisco, farewell to Peru and South AmericaOur last day in Peru and in South America began with us travelling overnight from Lima and disembarking at the industrial port of San Martin. This port is isolated and not in any town. From the port and Posted by StephenJBrown in Filling in the blanks on the travel map | Sep 10, 2023
  • South America Overland Day 4&5 return to the shipAfter Machu Picchu, it was all uphill on day 4 of our South America Overland excursion. From the elevation of Ollantaytambo at 2,792 m up to 3,500 m at Moray before ending up at Cusco at 3,400 m. All well Posted by StephenJBrown in Filling in the blanks on the travel map | Sep 7, 2023
  • South America Overland Day 3 - Machu PicchuThe big day of our overland trip had arrived! After an early breakfast (during which I came face to lycra with an exuberance of middle-aged German cyclists) we headed down the road to the train station to begin our trip Posted by StephenJBrown in Filling in the blanks on the travel map | Sep 7, 2023
  • South America Overland Day 2 - Lima to OllantaytamboOn day 2 of our overland excursion we had an early morning at the Lima Airport Hotel with a forgettable breakfast before checking in for our flight to Cusco. As soon as we arrived at Cusco (elevation Posted by StephenJBrown in Filling in the blanks on the travel map | Sep 6, 2023
  • Lima: Fountain Shows, Inca Ruins and Shanty TownsThursday, June 22, 2023 After the very busy day we had yesterday, Mom and I were looking forward to a more relaxing, laid-back day. We had breakfast at our hotel at 06:45 and, after packing our bags yet again, we Posted by Glichez in World Tour: 2023 | Jun 25, 2023
  • Machu Picchu, Chocolates, and ParadesMonday, June 19, 2023 It was a struggle to get up at 03:15 this morning when our alarms went off, especially after the long few days we had with two overnight buses. Nevertheless, we persevered and dragged ourselves out to Posted by Glichez in World Tour: 2023 | Jun 21, 2023
  • Post-Hike RecoveryWe had big plans for yesterday to go white water rafting. It was a suggestion excursion, we had packed our swimsuits and were eager to go, even though it’s winter here. However, they weren’t going to run a tour with Posted by rniewiada in Peru 2023 | Jun 18, 2023
  • Machu PicchuOnly 500 people are allowed onto the Inca Trail per day (roughly 200 hikers, 100 guides, and 200 porters). Since everyone hikes the same path and is trying to gain access to the final destination, you wake up at 3:00am Posted by rniewiada in Peru 2023 | Jun 16, 2023
  • The Gringo KillerDay three of the Inca Trail and phew, were we feeling it. The toll the hike has been taking on our bodies is catching up to us (and we’re some of the youngest in the group)! I can’t imagine how Posted by rniewiada in Peru 2023 | Jun 15, 2023
  • Dead Woman’s PassToday was THE hardest day of the entire Inca Trail with an elevation gain of 3,871 feet! So difficult that one of the travelers in our group chose to go back and not complete the hike. I’m not quite sure Posted by rniewiada in Peru 2023 | Jun 14, 2023
  • The Inca TrailWelcome to the Inca Trail; the most famous hike in South America! The 26 mile, four day trail is hiked by thousands every year. The ancient trail was laid by the Incas in the Sacred Valley winding up and down Posted by rniewiada in Peru 2023 | Jun 13, 2023
  • Guinea PigToday, we made our way to Ollantaytambo, where we will begin our Inca Trail hike tomorrow. En route, we stopped to support a woman’s weaving co-op, sponsored by our G Adventures tour. We watched a demonstration of how the Ccaccaccollo Posted by rniewiada in Peru 2023 | Jun 12, 2023
  • Cusco and Lima, PeruThis past week and a half has seen me have a lot of spare time in both Cusco and Lima. For different reasons I have decided to chill out a bit in both cities. Sadly, after nae feeling great after Posted by HazzaR in Hazza’s Travels 2023 | Jun 13, 2023
  • Alpaca LunchWe have arrived to Cusco, the gateway to Machu Picchu! We met the group last night and took a flight from Lima to Cusco early this morning. Shockingly, Matt and I are among the youngest in our tour group! There Posted by rniewiada in Peru 2023 | Jun 11, 2023
  • Peruvian Cooking ClassToday is the day we meet our group for Machu Picchu. In order to hike the Inca Trail, you must have a guide. It makes sense, especially with how awful Americans travel, thinking the rules don’t apply to them. Let’s Posted by rniewiada in Peru 2023 | Jun 10, 2023
  • Huaca PucllamaWe slept in and took a slower pace than yesterday. I think our bodies needed it. We decided to walk from the hotel to visit Huaca Huallamarca, the pyramid of Lima. Unfortunately, it wasn’t a real pyramid, but a “highly Posted by rniewiada in Peru 2023 | Jun 9, 2023
  • Lima ParaglidingToday was a jam-packed day (in true tour guide Rachel fashion). We started with paragliding; one of the activities we were most looking forward to on this trip. Similar to when I went skydiving in Africa, this was another place Posted by rniewiada in Peru 2023 | Jun 8, 2023
  • Peruvian CatacombsWe’re back for another trip! We had great flights and arrived in Peru at 6am. I had booked our hotel for the night we arrived, so we could take a little snoozer before hitting the ground running. It’s been fun Posted by rniewiada in Peru 2023 | Jun 7, 2023
  • Rainbow Mountain, PeruAfter such a great day on the Thursday at Machu Picchu, we had an even earlier start on the Friday (up at 03:10 to leave at 03:30), to head to La Montaña de siete colores (The Mountain of 7 colours) Posted by HazzaR in Hazza’s Travels 2023 | Jun 3, 2023
  • Machu Picchu, PeruToday was the big one; Machu Picchu. We were all up bright and early (back of 5AM) in order to get there at a decent time and avoid a lot of the crowds. These days am far more of an Posted by HazzaR in Hazza’s Travels 2023 | Jun 3, 2023
  • First Few Days, PeruQue tal fae Peru. I have now been here a week in total and have joined my group tour. After a 1 night layover in Lima, in between leaving Quito and arriving in Cusco, I met the rest of my Posted by HazzaR in Hazza’s Travels 2023 | Jun 3, 2023
  • Peru - Day 1 (July 6, 2023)===Description=== Arrived in Cusco, Peru Picked up by Edson and driver Tony Transported to hotel ===Lodging=== Novotel, Cusco San Agustin, 239 Esquina, Cusco City Centre Cusco, Peru Phone: 51-84-581033 ===Details=== After a long journey we a Posted by kjbruno in The Couple on Foot - Peru | Sep 23, 2023
  • Peru - Day 2 (July 7, 2023)===Description=== Took a day trip to Valle del Sur (South Valley) Ate another great meal ===Lodging=== Novotel, Cusco San Agustin, 239 Esquina, Cusco City Centre Cusco, Peru Phone: 51-84-581033 ===Details=== Edson offered to guide us on a tri Posted by kjbruno in The Couple on Foot - Peru | Sep 23, 2023
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