Travel Blogs from Urubamba, Peru

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Urubamba, Urubamba, Peru travel blog

Urubamba

A travel blog entry by erriuc

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Inca Trail, Cuncani, Peru travel blog

Inca Trail

A travel blog entry by myjob

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Machu Picchu is a 15th Century Inca City, located in the Urubamba Valley. Its currently one of the 7th wonders and World Heritage Site. MC and I chose to discover Machu Picchu by hiking the Inca Trail and entering through the famous sun gate. We began our ...

Urubamba: Horse Ride, Urubamba, Peru travel blog

Urubamba: Horse Ride

A travel blog entry by erinbutler

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Along the Sacred Valley back to Cusco, Urubamba, Peru travel blog

Along the Sacred Valley back to Cusco

A travel blog entry by atullgupta

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... goodbyes to them, and we then sought out accommodation to stay in for the night. We found a place overlooking the Rio Urubamba, and promptly hibernated through the sheer exhaustion we felt for the remainder of that afternoon. We'd chosen to stay in Aguas ...

Guinea pigs and spiders, Urubamba, Peru travel blog

Guinea pigs and spiders

A travel blog entry by lmhbeatles

We got up early this day and took a bus to Urubamba.  Took a taxi to our ecolodge which was VERY deep in the valley toward the mountains.  Very pretty.  Surrounded by trees, a stream, mountains.  They have pet guinea pigs, geese, a ...

The very serious perro problem, Urubamba, Peru travel blog

The very serious perro problem

A travel blog entry by nathan.frisch

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I´m not sure if I´ve mentioned the degree to which stray dogs have the run of most cities we´ve been to, but Urubamba is decidedly the worst as far as wild packs of family dogs are concerned. I would regret not having gotten a rabies vaccination ...

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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... , 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 Ollantaytambo son ...

Biking with the big llamas in the sky, Lares, Peru travel blog

Biking with the big llamas in the sky

A travel blog entry by cannonballs

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... the pleasure of stopping whenever we saw a good picture. Sure they offered a private bus, but we opted for the joys of Peru’s public bus system and multiple transfers. (Public? Well let’s call it "commoners" bus system – see picture.) ...

Cuzco - Sacred Valley, Urubamba, Peru travel blog

Cuzco - Sacred Valley

A travel blog entry by vamosbenhoran

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... Valley tour.  Great to have a decent hot shower in the morning as well!  Our tour bus arrives and its fairly plush - Peru definitely seems to be a lot better set up than Bolivia.  Its also great to be on a tour where I know everything is ...

Hardest challenge so far... Machu Picchu, Urubamba, Peru travel blog

Hardest challenge so far... Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by adelecarroll

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But totally worth it! That's right I survived the 4 night 5 day Salkantay Trek to reach the magnificent Machu Picchu Inca Site, Peru. It wasn't easy, in fact it was the hardest thing I have ever done. Tackling the hight altitude, the intense heat, the ...

A very unique anniversary indeed, Lares, Peru travel blog

A very unique anniversary indeed

A travel blog entry by jennandpaul

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We set of on our three night Lares trek through the aptly named Lares Valley -- an Inca Trail, but not The Inca Trail. We opted for fewer hikers in exchange for not actually ending the journey at Machu Picchu (but we got there anyway - see next entry). ...

Inca Trail!, Urubamba, Peru travel blog

Inca Trail!

A travel blog entry by becca_ind

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Moray en Salineras de Maras, Urubamba, Peru travel blog

Moray en Salineras de Maras

A travel blog entry by tjarlie

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... we opgewacht door onze chauffeur die ons de afgelopen paar dagen in Cusco ook gereden had. Onderweg zijn we eerst gestopt in Urubamba om te lunchen en daarna doorgereden naar Moray. Dat is een landbouwlaboratorium van de Inca's. Er zijn drie verschillende ...

Lost in the Andes, Urubamba, Peru travel blog

Lost in the Andes

A travel blog entry by tenvols

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June 21, 2006--Urubamba, Peru Urubamba is a nice town that seems to be a base for other adventures. We had an adventure of our own yesterday. Melanie had read in her book that you could ride Paso horses, which are unique because they kick their feet ...

Dead on my feet but made it!, Urubamba, Peru travel blog

Dead on my feet but made it!

A travel blog entry by gypsyslice

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... , and they let him market bike tours and keep the bikes there. We made plans to meet a little later and I headed out to see Urubamba. That took about 10 minutes, because there is nothing here to see! But I knew that when I decided to come here. It´s ...

Inca Jungle - Day 2, Urubamba, Peru travel blog

Inca Jungle - Day 2

A travel blog entry by vamosbenhoran

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Up early for a really nice pancakes & banana breakfast.  Should prepare us for our first day of treking. We are driven (standing on the back of the ute) the 15 minutes to the start of the trail. We start walking up hill amid the sound of very ...

The rest of the Sacred Valley, Urubamba, Peru travel blog

The rest of the Sacred Valley

A travel blog entry by dc314

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... incans.  We hiked up to the top of the ruins and learned how they carved and moved the rocks from the mountain across the Urubamba River.  We also saw how the incans carved another mountain to look like the profile of one of the gods (I took a ...

Day 3: Cusco, Urubamba, Peru travel blog

Day 3: Cusco

A travel blog entry by erinbutler

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Day 7: Urubamba, Urubamba, Peru travel blog

Day 7: Urubamba

A travel blog entry by erinbutler

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A peaceful moment before our trek, Urubamba, Peru travel blog

A peaceful moment before our trek

A travel blog entry by churchieg2

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From a teacher perspective :) Just an update trek was a challenge for some but still very beautiful we won't have photos until we find a computer but all ...

Lares Trek Day 2, Lares, Peru travel blog

Lares Trek Day 2

A travel blog entry by gemma_doogal

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LARES TREK DAY 2 - We were woken up with hot water to wash our hands and face, and were each brought `tea in tent'.  After breakfast we continued to walk up hill through mist and drizzle. We had a significant amount of walking to do as we wanted to ...

Friday adventure through the Sacred Valley..., Urubamba, Peru travel blog

Friday adventure through the Sacred Valley...

A travel blog entry by acordes

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... of Urubamba is nestled quietly at one of the lowest points in the Sacred Valley and is right next to the famous Rio (River) Urubamba.  We ate our lunch with a beautiful vista of the mountains and then got back on the bus again for another hour long ...

Inca Jungle - Day 1, Urubamba, Peru travel blog

Inca Jungle - Day 1

A travel blog entry by vamosbenhoran

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... the raft so am kept under water.  There´s a few fleeting images in my head of me dying here in the rapids in Peru but thankfully I just keep holding my breath and don´t swallow water or anything.  After a few seconds the current pulls my out ...

Las_Chullpass, Urubamba, Peru travel blog

Las_Chullpass

A travel blog entry by churchieg2

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All happy, excited for trek tomorrow morning. We will be out of range for the next 4 days. Had an exciting day traveling from Puno to Cusco. Through some beautiful mountain passes, highlight was seeing snow capped mountains along the journey. We will ...

Inca Trail - Day 3, Machu Pichu, Peru travel blog

Inca Trail - Day 3

A travel blog entry by tonyandsara_rtw

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Wasnt such an early start as we only had four hours walking to do because we did so much yesterday but we still got up around 6 and were soon back on the trail.  Sal's calves werent in the best state and Tony had twisted his knee the day before (but ...

Lares Trek Day 1, Urubamba, Peru travel blog

Lares Trek Day 1

A travel blog entry by gemma_doogal

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... our alarm went off at 4.15. We then waited for our pick up, which was to take us to the start of the Lares Trek near Urubamba. Unfortunately the bus broke down even before it had managed to pick us up and so after a short taxi ride we found ourself in a ...

The Motorcycle diaries - Day 4, Urubamba, Peru travel blog

The Motorcycle diaries - Day 4

A travel blog entry by joules

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... , and I decided to play it safe and hole up for the night in another crappy cold-watered Hospidaje in a place called Urubamba. Not before getting chased by some dogs though (nothing new there) and actually getting bitten by one this time! Luckily he ...

The Sacred Valley, Urubamba, Peru travel blog

The Sacred Valley

A travel blog entry by tenvols

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... old temples, military fortresses, as well as honeycombs that at one time were used as a cemetary. After that we took a cab to the city of Urubamba. Hopefully tomorrow we will go horseback riding and maybe paragliding. We will keep everyone ...

Hola!, Urubamba, Peru travel blog

Hola!

A travel blog entry by erinbutler

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... We came prepared with our walking sticks and sneakers. As we began to ascend the stairs, the change in altitude (from the USA to Peru, specifically Cusco) really began to show its effect. Every ten or so steps, we needed to take a break to catch our ...

Urubamba is the place to be, Urubamba, Peru travel blog

Urubamba is the place to be

A travel blog entry by nathan.frisch

... sacred valley (thats what they tell me, anyway.) We took an early bus from Cuzco (big city, lots of tourists) to Urubamba (little place, but "town" to many surrounding smaller places) yesterday morning. Took about 2 hours and had a nice time playing ...

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