Travel Blogs from Cuzco, Peru

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Cuzco, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Cuzco

A travel blog entry by kandg

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... that every picture containing a person was a member of his family. He mentioned Sacsayhuaman (Inca ruins on the fringes of Cuzco town) and immediately Kirsty went back through the stack looking for the postcard of the Peruvian 'sexy woman'. I guess ...

Flight to Cuzco, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Flight to Cuzco

A travel blog entry by kimberlysarna

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... would forever hear the sound of beeping cars. Everytime they turn a corner, switch lanes or a light changes colors, they beep! Now Cuzco on the otherhand, the cobblestone streets are only wide enough for one, one-way car at time..hence, no beeping! So ...

Aguas Calientes - Cuzco, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Aguas Calientes - Cuzco

A travel blog entry by kandg

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Day 310 - 311 - Aguas Calientes - Cuzco On reflection, while I still maintain a slight air of disappointment in Machu Picchu, the whole excursion was an immensely enjoyable and rewarding experience. To walk to somewhere for four days requires the ...

Copacabana - Puno - Cuzco, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Copacabana - Puno - Cuzco

A travel blog entry by kandg

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Day 301 - 302 - Copacabana - Puno - Cuzco While the cuisine (amongst other things) in Bolivia has left more than a little to be desired, the country has been memorable for a number of positive reasons too. It's blessed with such natural beauty, you ...

Cuzco, Rafting and Dave's Bad Place, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Cuzco, Rafting and Dave's Bad Place

A travel blog entry by dawn_smedley

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... 't expect to be contacting home to make sure everyone was safe & well! Thankfully everyone is! Phew! We finally arrived in Cuzco and I don't think Dave's ever been happier to get off a bus...his Poooooooru experience had definitely begun!!! Hee Hee! ...

For pokker! Vi skal skrive mere, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

For pokker! Vi skal skrive mere

A travel blog entry by andersogjohan

Hola Papis og Mamis. Vi har vaeret meget paa farten de sidste 14 dage, saa vi har ikke faaet blogget overhovedet. Crap! Der er sket saa meget siden sidst (live the life), at det er en smule uoverskueligt at saette igang. Jeg tror, at det smarteste er, at ...

HUaraz to Cuzco, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

HUaraz to Cuzco

A travel blog entry by prbrown

... flight. Cuzco is a place where all levels of tourism meet and Lima airport was full of tour groups waiting for flights to Cuzco. Every tour group visiting South America would have Machu Picchu on its itinery. The airport was a buzz with tour guides ...

Day 22 & Rest day 23, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Day 22 & Rest day 23

A travel blog entry by longwayup

... is on the Altiplano, 3825 meters above sea level. It is located in the Collao Plateau and close to Lake Titicaca. Cuzco is a city in southeastern Peru, near the Urubamba Valley (Sacred Valley) of the Andes mountain range. It is the capital of the Cusco ...

Christmas & New Year Cuzco style, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Christmas & New Year Cuzco style

A travel blog entry by desandem

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... and shopping, spiced up with Xmas and NY celebrations and another parasite and another trip to the doctor for me (Em). Cuzco is a charming city with a lovely plaza and loads of original inca stonework and little alleyways, of course lots of artisanal ...

Should've Stopped in Lima, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Should've Stopped in Lima

A travel blog entry by linds_and_ryan

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Country number three, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Country number three

A travel blog entry by eggsontour

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... 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 checked into ...

30hr Bus Ride to Cuzco, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

30hr Bus Ride to Cuzco

A travel blog entry by dwarner

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Sprachrundreise durch Peru, Lima, Arequipa, Puno, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Sprachrundreise durch Peru

A travel blog entry by helautotheworld

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... gefallen. 21.01.07  Cuzco, Nach 8 Stunden mit dem Touri-Bus und einer Horde Amerikaner erreichen wir Cuzco. Zwischendurch gab es noch jede Menge Stopps bei Sehenswuerdigkeiten und so haben wir schon einen ersten Eindruck von der ...

Prisoners in Cuzco, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Prisoners in Cuzco

A travel blog entry by ecsflemings

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... not just teachers, but also miners, transporters and people from the countryside. The next morning we wandered Cuzco's picturesque main square with many bewildered and stranded tourists, watching the chanting, marching protestors in colorful native ...

Cuzco and Machu pichu Peru, Cuzco and Machu pichu, Peru travel blog

Cuzco and Machu pichu Peru

A travel blog entry by martinlizama

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Cuzco and preparing for the Inca trail, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Cuzco and preparing for the Inca trail

A travel blog entry by vblowry2000

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... to go the long long way around, meaning about 20 hours on the bus.  Really we got off lightly! We actually arrived in Cuzco about 1/2 hour late because we only had a couple of short stops and the driver managed to come back onto the main road ...

Fantastic experience!, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Fantastic experience!

A travel blog entry by jcbeep

hi there, im still in cusco, but ive booked my bus ticket, and ill leave tonight. i dont think ive really done very much since ive been here. on the first day i was here, there was a parade which lasted over 12 hours! people were dressed in local ...

Some blog, eh!, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Some blog, eh!

A travel blog entry by christabelle

... to the border with Chile; flown to Lima, survived the traffic there on a one day tour with a private driver; and flown to Cuzco. We have spent two nights here and are leaving today for Ollantaytambo. We may try taking local busses as we are only taking ...

Cuzco, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Cuzco

A travel blog entry by gypsymichelle

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... picture with a couple of kids outside the ruins, and a view of the countryside between the ruins. The sight closest to Cuzco is called Sacsayhuaman (commonly referred to as "sexy woman" by those of us who had problems pronouncing it). The Incas ...

Part IV - Machu Pichu, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Part IV - Machu Pichu

A travel blog entry by aporter

... just laying around and absorbing in it. Thankfully we planned as we did and were always one step ahead. In all, I will leave Peru with great respect for the Incas and all their accomplishments. They were remarkable people. And as Mark and I agreed, ...

Trekking Salkantay in Cuzco, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Trekking Salkantay in Cuzco

A travel blog entry by icy_frosty

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... to keep a dog is one thing, but traveling back home with it is a totally different story. Richard cancelled his ticket back to Cuzco until the dog situation is solved, one way or another.  So, not knowing how long this little soap opera will ...

Final countdown....., Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Final countdown.....

A travel blog entry by shetastic

Hi All, 12 hours to go before our Amazing Adventure begins and we hike on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. We are doing last minute shopping to prepare for who knows what? We have  also been working very hard on our diet.....this morning we loaded ...

Crossing Over, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Crossing Over

A travel blog entry by rob_jess

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... journey took us part way through the sacred valley. I'd planned on doing a 1 day tour of the sacred valley when I returned to cuzco but it seemed pretty pointless after seeing mp. When we arrived at the top of an unknown to me mountain, the process ...

Cuzco!, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Cuzco!

A travel blog entry by rosieposie11

Well, I made it! About an 11 hour bus ride (on a MUCH nicer bus I might add)... Upon my 7 am arrival, I found a hostal and immediately went back to bed!! Trying to sleep off my altitude induced headache!! It was a successs! I am feeling much better... ...

Back to Cuzco, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Back to Cuzco

A travel blog entry by vblowry2000

We caught the train down from Aguas Calientas to Cuzco at about 4:40pm.  You may have heard that there has been some trouble with the trains here but we were ok.  Basically, a group of teachers have a grievance with the government and are trying ...

Cuzco and the Sacred Valley of the Incas (En), Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Cuzco and the Sacred Valley of the Incas (En)

A travel blog entry by sebchant

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... very excited to discover this part of the world, and our expectations of the region were quite high. On arrival in Cuzco, first impressions are very good. The cobbled streets are lined with colonial buildings built on impressive Inca walls, and the ...

50yrs Of Something, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

50yrs Of Something

A travel blog entry by rush

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Dont know what they were celebrating but some amazing dancing and colourful ...

Early rise for the Inca Trail, 82km from Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Early rise for the Inca Trail

A travel blog entry by dstean

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... , following (at least partly) the course of an old Inca roadway leading to the city of Machu Picchu.   We started at 6am in Cuzco and got the bus to a place called km82 to start the hike.  The day before I had bought an huge snuggly warm ...

Itīs hot, itīs wet, itīs the  Amazon Jungle!, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Itīs hot, itīs wet, itīs the Amazon Jungle!

A travel blog entry by vetliz

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... the bedside manner at times. The airport in Cusco is frighteningly close to the town - if there was a problem half of Cuzco could be flattened! Found a good internet while waiting for plane - panicked when tiime for flight and shut it down.  ...

Cuzco and Machu Picchu, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Cuzco and Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by vetliz

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... would be much better the next day - some had had bathes in the hot springs and looked vaguely better already.  We returned to Cuzco, this time by train and bus for speed, and the taxi I was in gave me the now familiar terrifying moments.   ...

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