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Cusco, Peru

Peru trip, it’s More than Machu Picchu

When you think of Peru, you automatically think Machu Picchu. But there is so much more. We loved Peru.  Of course, we went for the Inca Trail hike like most people who go there.  But, as soon as we left, we started talking about going back. We found that there is a lot more to […]

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Machu Picchu

Getting ready for Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu Re-Post Today we are preparing for our next big adventure, Machu Picchu. My husband, Jeff and I are on our way to Peru tomorrow to climb the Inka Trail. The trail goes so high we have to take anti altitude medicine. Machu Picchu here we come! Our adventure begins with a small time

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Cusco, Peru

Peru: Arriving in Cusco Before Hiking the Inka Trail!

Arriving in Cusco, Peru was exciting and hectic so, much as we said before, we didn’t make many notes.  I have some photos and memories of the first night in Cusco before our friends from Australia showed up. Acclimatizing to Altitude When staying in Cusco we highly recommend the Hotel Marqueses and SAS travel for your

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flooding in Huachipa district

The Flooding and Mudslides in Peru

We are saddened by the recent reports of flooding in Peru and other parts of South America.  A localized El Niño effect caused by a sudden warming of waters off the coast has unleashed downpours. In one report it claims to be 50 degrees warmer than normal.  Some of these downpours have lasted days and have

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Peru Lama

Peru: Ollantaytambo in the Sacred Valley

After our visit to Písac, the next stop was Ollantaytambo, another village in the Urubamba Valley on the way to Machu Picchu. The village is at the foot of the ruins that has an important Inca temple. We, unfortunately, didn’t get a chance to explore the village beyond the little market around the entry point.

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