Travel Blogs from Pisac, Peru

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Meeting the giant condors of peru!, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Meeting the giant condors of peru!

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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... as they are HUGE. (hopefully we will upload the pic soon) Instead of making a donation we purchased a beautiful baby llama wall hanging. Pisac. We stopped over the night in this small village to check out the ruins the next day. Theres not much to do here ...

Pisaq, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Pisaq

A travel blog entry by erriuc

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Pisac ...

Ruins And Crashes, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Ruins And Crashes

A travel blog entry by sylviajason

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We decided to make the trip out to the famous Pisac ruins and Sunday market. It was only a half hour minibus ride.  We shared a taxi to the main ruins entrance with a friendly Italian couple.  The entrance ticket set us back 70 soles (~$27). ...

The Beautiful Sacred Valley, Pisac, Peru travel blog

The Beautiful Sacred Valley

A travel blog entry by themurphys

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... is the Sacred Valley. (click to enlarge the pictures) Every Thursday and Sunday the town of Pisac has a market which is the most popular in Peru. Locals from all the surrounding villages bring their produce and wonderful handicrafts to sell and the ...

the festivities begin..., Pisac, Peru travel blog

the festivities begin...

A travel blog entry by rawhideone

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... of it.  Then it's off to the town of Pisac for the service in Quechua, the native language of the Incas.  Pisac has a huge market on Sundays, with everything one could imagine and more...there are also some more Inca ruins there but I'm getting ...

The never-ending staircase, Pisac, Peru travel blog

The never-ending staircase

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... running water.  I followed the terraces down to the parking lot was Erin was waiting for me.  Í thoroughly enjoyed Pisac and wandering through the ruins.  It´s much better to do it independently than with a day tour because you ...

The main event - Inca trail and Machupichu, Machupichu, Peru travel blog

The main event - Inca trail and Machupichu

A travel blog entry by tommy

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Again, it was an early start and despite the anticipation of finally getting onto the trail, I couldn't help but fall asleep on the bus and completely miss the passing mountain landscape on the way to kilometre 82 which is the official start of the inca ...

Christmas Day up Machu Pichu!, Machu Pichu, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Christmas Day up Machu Pichu!

A travel blog entry by bonkers

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... 8 the next morning, then all day the next there was player presentations, more partying and an open air concert. A great introduction to Peru. So I booked up to climb Machu Pichu on the 22nd Dec. Since before I left Scotland, it was my aim to be up ...

Visite de Pisac, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Visite de Pisac

A travel blog entry by germilie

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Superbe ville surplombee d une forteresse inca tres bien conservee. Un journee geniale avec Marie et Olivier deux francais rencontres dans le ...

Country number three, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Country number three

A travel blog entry by eggsontour

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... we wouldn´t have done it if we realised quite how much effort was involved. After a nights rest back in Copacaban, we headed into Peru on a bus to Cuzco which is where I am writing this from. After getting into the town at around midnight last night we ...

Pisac, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Pisac

A travel blog entry by lisa_and_paul

... to Pisac, which took about an hour and cost about 50 pence.  It was a small bus, but surprisingly comfortable. Once we arrived in Pisac, we found our hostel, and then set out to visit the ruins.  It was about an hour´s climb up to the start of ...

Pisac, market day and street protests, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Pisac, market day and street protests

A travel blog entry by christianfeu

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On a nice sunny weekend 2 hours drive from Cusco is the beautiful market town of Pisac with inca ruins - see yourself. Unfortunately our nice stay ended in protests as the indigenous people went to the streets to demonstrate against the privatisation of ...

White water rafting, day 2, Urcos, Peru travel blog

White water rafting, day 2

A travel blog entry by bethany

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George Verney's day :) By today, we were all so complacent about our rafting skills that we begged to be taken to some more daring rapids. I have never been so glad to be wearing one of thoso down-right unattractive safety helmets in my entire ...

Pisac, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Pisac

A travel blog entry by ocdb8r

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... of hiking through the ruins we made our way back to the bus and down into the Pueblo. Sunday is a big market day in Pisac and many families and ProPeru staff said it was much better priced than anything we would find in Cusco. The advice turned out to ...

The Sacred Valley of the Incas, Cusco, Ollantaytambo, Pisac, Chinchero, Urubamba, Peru travel blog

The Sacred Valley of the Incas

A travel blog entry by bethany

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... of love, Bethany xxxxx Hola otra vez, hoy fuimos a la Valle Segrada de los Incas y fue increíble. Fuimos a Pisac, Urubamba, Ollantaytambo, Chinchero y finalmente a Cusco otra vez. ¡Un día lleno de actividades! Las ruinas en Pisac y ...

Discovering Inca Ruins in the Sacred Valley, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Discovering Inca Ruins in the Sacred Valley

A travel blog entry by jeff~leslie

... we picked up prescriptions for antibiotics. The medicine seemed to do the trick. Yesterday we boarded a bus and headed for the town of Pisac, Peru. We spent the day, as usual, walking around town and visiting with the locals. Today we hiked out of the ...

Pisaq in the boiling heat, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Pisaq in the boiling heat

A travel blog entry by translucent

... the dry grass. I'm beginning to get excited. It's the ancient Inka trail, leading to one of the biggest fortress in this part of Peru: the fortress of Pisaq. Reaching the fortress is not as easy as it may seem. It's hot, and the track is steep and ...

Pisac, first step into the Sacred Valley, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Pisac, first step into the Sacred Valley

A travel blog entry by camille_simon

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... sommes précipités dans un café pour voir passer l´orage. On a sérieusement douté de pouvoir aller visiter les ruines de Pisac ce jour -là… Terrain escarpé et glissant avec la pluie.  La chance nous a souris, le temps d´une acalmie, ...

cuzco, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

cuzco

A travel blog entry by carlota

Por ser,es una de las ciudades mas bonitas en las que hemos estado,pero a partirde aqqui y como siempre, elturismo,los turistas,la hemos prostituido: todo jira alrededor del turista, del machu pichu y deldolar, esto es carisimo, cualquier excursion te ...

Home of the Incas, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Home of the Incas

A travel blog entry by jamesjames

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... preserved, and us being the only people on the site all added to its allure. I'll let the photos do the talking.. The Pisac market was a tad disappointing, so we retreated to Ulrich's - a great cafe, with superb food, a cool vibe, books, ...

The host family, Pisac, Peru travel blog

The host family

A travel blog entry by lwalker89

hello everyone, Well it has now been almost 3 weeks since i arrived in this strange and colorful area of the world. Since i last wrote Hannah has settled in nicely, she is slowly getting used to the quantity of food that the Peruvians eat. The morning ...

WAUW, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

WAUW

A travel blog entry by beritmette

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Saa har pigerne vaeret paa travetur - 4 dage- i Salcantay omraadet, og Wauw hvor var det flot! Skoen skoen natur, selvom vi lagde ud med en dag i bidende kulde, hvor vi bl.a. maatte vente paa vores baerer, de havde ikke troet vi kunne gaa saa staerkt (ja ...

Valle Sagrado, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Valle Sagrado

A travel blog entry by damiankeating

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... name painted all over it. Personlly I´d be voting for some lad called Elvis (not sure if that´s his first or second name)... Pisac itself is a small village with a tourist market and is famous for the Inca ruins which lie 600 metres above town. Several ...

Trails and Tribulations, Agua Calientes (next to Machu Pichu), Peru travel blog

Trails and Tribulations

A travel blog entry by julienicholas

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... and fleece jackets and fretting about how much immodium to pack. The next day we took the sacred valley tour, and lunched at Pisac. I bought a lovely table runner at the market there to add to my ever expanding souvenir pile, I also bought a fab silver ...

To Pisac and back to Cusco, Pisac, Peru travel blog

To Pisac and back to Cusco

A travel blog entry by jlcalgary

... me them. After, negotiating with my guide I have a Quena and hopefully it was custom made :) Machu Picchu, Ollantayambo and Pisac ruins I visited. I felt that Machu Picchu was definately worth it and I felt Ollantayambo ruins was much better than Pisac. ...

You're In the Andes My Friend - Day I, Llulluchapampa, Peru travel blog

You're In the Andes My Friend - Day I

A travel blog entry by beerandchoco

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... who were looking for a tasty meal. DO: pick up after yourself and/or others. Although rubbish disposal is a problem throughout Peru, it is particularly offensive to see a candy wrapper or plastic water bottle on the Inca Trail. Furthermore, as most ...

Machu Picchu, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by simontann

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... . Machu Picchu. What more can I say, google it to see some pics, Its pretty amazing. And if you ever find yourself in Peru, you really have to go. Just dont wear ´´Zip-off trousers``, cause you may get attacked by a strange englishman who has spent ...

The Sacred Valley, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

The Sacred Valley

A travel blog entry by eknoll

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... Sacred Valley) of the Rio Urubamba, is 15 km north of Cuzco.  The valley´s attractions included the Inca citadels of Pisac and Ollantaytambo.  The main agricultural crop in The Sacred Valley is maize (corn).  You can buy huge cobs of ...

Cuzco, party central, home of the inca trail., Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Cuzco, party central, home of the inca trail.

A travel blog entry by jaceanddave

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Peru! Another stamp on the passport, not much different too Bolivia on first impressions but the people are nicer. Arriving very late in the evening is not good for hostels, everywhere is taken, but we did find one place descent enough for one night. ...

"And a partridge in a sacred valley"

A travel blog entry by juliasussams

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... above.  As a result the Incas modelled their towns architecturally on the animals they saw in star clusters above.  So Pisac is shaped like a partridge...apparently.  The town itself is 90% tourist market, but the ruins above the town were ...

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