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  • Peru - In the Footsteps of the Incas Paul and I are escorting a group of 11 Metronome Tours clients to Peru. We have never been to South America before and are really exited about it. We will be here from September 13 Posted by barb3389 in Barb and Paul's Adventures Abroad | Sep 8, 2019
  • Traveling around PeruOf course [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peru|Peru]] has been on our bucket list for quite some time. At long last, just before Easter, we found the free time that we needed and we made the trip. After landing in Lima in the middle of Posted by Michael Jones in The Traveler | Apr 21, 2019
  • Quito - Day 15 Saturday 1/19After our six hours sleep last night, perhaps we should say drop BEFORE you shop. Everyone seemed to be moving in low gear this morning. Our van left this morning at 9 AM, headed to the Otavalo Market, which Isabel Posted by Cybercsp in Machu Picchu | Jan 19, 2019
  • Galápagos Islands - Day 14 Friday 1/18The only missing piece to this perfect Galapagos journey was the fact that we only saw the blue footed boobies at a distance. I was not the only one hoping that we might catch a better glimpse. Posted by Cybercsp in Machu Picchu | Jan 19, 2019
  • Galápagos Islands - Day 13 Thursday 1/17We must be nearing the end of our trip; I ripped the room apart this morning, looking for my hairbrush...only to find it in the safe. I think this girl needs more sleep. Ordinarily, we would have Posted by Cybercsp in Machu Picchu | Jan 18, 2019
  • Galápagos Islands - Day 12 Wednesday 1/16Today, we focused our explorations on the island of Santa Cruz. We began our journey in the highlands, stopping at Los Gemelos (Twin Craters), which are located on opposite sides of the Posted by Cybercsp in Machu Picchu | Jan 17, 2019
  • Galápagos Islands - Day 11 Tuesday 1/15Our tour began at 8 AM today. This trip has provided us with an interesting blend of transportation...we started by walking to the channel dock, then took the water taxi to Puerta Ayora where we were picked up by Posted by Cybercsp in Machu Picchu | Jan 17, 2019
  • Galápagos Islands - Day 10 Monday 1/14We went to bed before the Eagles game ended last night, because we had to get up at 3:45 AM today to catch our 8 AM flight to the Galapagos Islands, specifically, Santa Cruz Island. First some background information: Posted by Cybercsp in Machu Picchu | Jan 16, 2019
  • Quito - Day 9 Sunday 1/13Today's tour began at 8:30 AM. We are enjoying our merry band of 12 travelers. Let's start with some background: Quito is part of the Pacific Ring of Fire. It is built upon volcanic ash and Posted by Cybercsp in Machu Picchu | Jan 15, 2019
  • Quito - Day 8 Saturday 1/12Guess what time we had to get up today? 4 AM. This morning, we transferred to the airport to fly to Lima where we connected with our flight to Quito, the capital of Ecuador. Quito Posted by Cybercsp in Machu Picchu | Jan 13, 2019
  • Cuzco - Day 7 Friday 1/11Cuzco is a vibrant town with many plazas, streets, and churches from colonial times, as well as ancient structures. We had a morning tour, and here are some views from our walk to the main plaza. The ancient Incan palace Posted by Cybercsp in Machu Picchu | Jan 12, 2019
  • Machu Picchu - Day 6 Thursday 1/10We stayed overnight in Agua Calientes, and at around 9 PM, it began to pour rain. This was probably a good thing because this is a partying town, and the rain sent everyone indoors. Prior to that, all Posted by Cybercsp in Machu Picchu | Jan 12, 2019
  • Machu Picchu - Day 5 Wednesday 1/9Coming to Machu Picchu during the rainy season is a gamble. Crowds are down, but weather can make the trip more challenging. So, I begin this blog by offering thanks to Pacha Mama and our Mama, Cass (to Posted by Cybercsp in Machu Picchu | Jan 11, 2019
  • Sacred Valley - Day 4 Tuesday 1/8Today's history: The Incans recognized the long, winding Urubamba River as a terrestrial mirror of the Milky Way. Its celestial significance is just one of the ways in which the river played a large role in what made the Posted by Cybercsp in Machu Picchu | Jan 9, 2019
  • Cuzco - Day 3 Monday 1/7If you have a 4:45AM wake up call, can you call your trip a vacation? I guess if you need to make a 9:06 AM flight to Cuzco and want to avoid the traffic created by ten million people Posted by Cybercsp in Machu Picchu | Jan 8, 2019
  • Lima - Day 2 Sunday 1/6Let's begin with some history: Lima is the largest city in Peru. It was founded in 1535 on the feast of the Epiphany, and became known as the City of Kings, to commemorate the visit of the three Posted by Cybercsp in Machu Picchu | Jan 7, 2019
  • Miami - Day 1 Saturday 1/5We landed on time in Miami yesterday, then walked the half mile to get to baggage claim, adding another mile (this time with three large suitcases and two small carry-ons ) to get to the rental car facility. I Posted by Cybercsp in Machu Picchu | Jan 6, 2019
  • PrologueAs we learned last year, South America is a great Winter escape, because it allows a return to summer weather. We have talked about visiting Machu Picchu for some time, and who can resist the opportunity to dance with Posted by Cybercsp in Machu Picchu | Jan 5, 2019
  • Explore Peru Like Never Before With Vicuna AdventuresDo you want to take a quick break from the humdrum of your city-life and explore the nature, mountains, jungles, and spend some quality and peaceful time? This time, why don’t you take a quick trip to Peru and explore its Posted by vicunaadventure in Vicuna Adventures Peru | Aug 29, 2018
  • Enjoy an Adventurous Holiday in Peru with Vicuna Adventures Peru – one of the most coveted holiday destinations of South America comes complete with imposing fortresses; sky-touching cloudy forests, the sandy Atacama, the snow-topped Andes, and the foggy Amazon rainforest. No wonder, with all such breathtaking loc Posted by vicunaadventure in Vicuna Adventures Peru | Aug 29, 2018
  • Peru ( Machu Picchu 2018 )Machu Picchu, part 2 [i]It was a not-so-pleasant experience I had going to Machu Picchu last year after trekking with a group of 13 for a 5 days from ollantaytambo town. I managed to trek for a day, had a Posted by ilovenewjersey in Adventures by ilovenewjersey | Aug 19, 2018
  • Day 7 Machu PicchuWe decided not to get up at 4am to see the sunrise at Machu Picchu as you only get to see it 10 percent of the time. Instead we left the hotel at 6am and headed to the long Posted by carobedd in Carolyn and Steven go to Peru. | Apr 24, 2018
  • Days 13 to 16Day 13 So today is a day for travel from Copacobana to Cusco. We were up early again having been unable to sleep under the mass of bedding afforded us. We were fed and watered and lined up to get Posted by WelshAndy in A 3 week adventure of 2 Auld ones | Aug 3, 2016
  • LLAMA DRAMA There are few words and no pictures that can really capture what we saw today. Posted by curlygirl in One mom, one son, one world | Jul 13, 2016
  • Legacy of the IncasAfter a wonderful morning in town, we boarded the train to head back up the Sacred Valley and back to Cusco, where we would spend the night at 11,000 feet. [img=https://photos.traveller Posted by rpickett in Rusty Pickett, ECC, VTA, LCS, MBA | Feb 7, 2016
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