Travel Blogs from Aguas Calientes, Peru

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Machu Picchu- day 2, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu- day 2

A travel blog entry by sblady

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We were up early to leave by 6:30 to go back up to Machu Picchu as Frank elected to do the hike to the Gate of the Sun- about a three hour hike. I stayed at the level of the ruins and hiked the trail toward the Inca Bridge. This is a path built by the ...

Machu Picchu, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by bmbeiss

Et absolut guddommeligt syn! Machu Picchu er vel nok den absolut dyreste turistatraktion i Peru, men saa absolut alle pengene värd. Da vi stod op kl 04:30 var det dels for at komme först i köen til billetter og med en af de förtste ...

Day 2 of Adventure Trip to Machu Pichu, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Day 2 of Adventure Trip to Machu Pichu

A travel blog entry by broony79

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Todays hike consisted of an inca trail with a shear decent one side. Finishing the day soaking on hot springs. The girls woke up with mozzie bites from our average room in a very small town. It was still probably the best room in town. That said ...

Pajama Pants in the Lost City, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Pajama Pants in the Lost City

A travel blog entry by gringostarr

... darkness of the night, were endless lush green mountains. I felt like we were filming the jungle scenes in Jurassic Park. Aguas Calientes, for its purpose of just catering to the gringos, was a relatively charming little township. Of course it was laden ...

Five days Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu - Peru, Salkantay, Peru travel blog

Five days Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu - Peru

A travel blog entry by phil-marie2010

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... nez jsme prisli k mostu, kde zacala zeleznice a zaroven koncila cesta. Po obede jsme vyrazili po kolejich asi 10km do vesnice Aguas Calientes, ktera je hlavni branou pro vstup na Machu Picchu. Ubytovali jsme se v hostelu, kde tekla tepla voda a my jsme ...

Teenage dirtbag, Colcapampa, Peru travel blog

Teenage dirtbag

A travel blog entry by andyandott

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We had time to make up today and knew it would be a long one. Franklin offered me the mule to  climb the pass, he seemed concerned that I would find the day too hard otherwise. I was quite happy at first to do this, but later when I thought I would walk ...

Machu Picchu - a city among the clouds, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu - a city among the clouds

A travel blog entry by suehitchcock

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... Steve, Amy, Dennis, and Jose who'd walked the Lares with them, and headed to the station to catch the train to Aguas Calientes.  It was a lovely train journey through the river valley in the middle of the mountains, slowly rising in height until we ...

Inca Trail - Dead Woman's Pass, Inca Trail, Peru travel blog

Inca Trail - Dead Woman's Pass

A travel blog entry by hmgoldilocks

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... leg lengths to see who was at more of a disadvantage, I saw he was wearing an Oregon Ducks hat!  Damn Ducks, taking over Peru, too. Guillermo passed me at one point shouting, "Bravo, mi amiga, bravo!"  and "Una ahora mas."  One more ...

Our Inca Trail, Aguas Calientes, Peru, Peru travel blog

Our Inca Trail

A travel blog entry by jeffanddana

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... were incredible. On the route we saw several Incan ruins and also the start of the actual Inca Trail Our final destination was Aguas Calientes which has been renamed Machu Picchu Pueblo. We arrived at 3pm and wandered around the town. It reminded us a ...

Salkantay Champions!: Day 4, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Salkantay Champions!: Day 4

A travel blog entry by ljm13

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... gratitude and appreciation of how well they cared for us and said our goodbyes. From here we got on a panoramic train up to Aguas Calientes (aka Machu Picchu Pueblo), the base town for the Inca site and even had time to slowly shuffle up to the hot ...

Machu Pichu, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Machu Pichu

A travel blog entry by angelontheroad

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... walk down to the actual site. The ones of the group that did the 3 day Lares trek (5 people including me) spend a night in Aguas Calientes. Pretty dead and done after the trek I had slept like a rock. It has been pouring down rain all afternoon and I ...

In the footsteps of the Incas, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

In the footsteps of the Incas

A travel blog entry by brizi

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... if in a dream...and felt it appropriate to nap on one of the terraces for a few hours before returning to the town of Aguas CAlientes for lunch. Being Steyno´s birthday, it was a festive lunch, and we then spent the afternoon lazying in the thermal ...

Machu Picchu, Peru, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu, Peru

A travel blog entry by sam.pears.nz

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... and in superman position. With my feet happily back on land we then trekked 3 hours along the rail line from Hidroelectrica to Aguas Calientes. During the walk you could see the edge of Machu Picchu city about 400m above the train tracks. Day four... ...

Maccu Picchu, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Maccu Picchu

A travel blog entry by freundlytravels

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... Incan site built for the ruler Pachacuti and is Quechua for "old peak". It was abandoned intact during the Spanish Conquest of Peru 100 years later. The area became so overgrown that it was known only by the natives until 1911 when a local guide led ...

Day 3 Inca Trail, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Day 3 Inca Trail

A travel blog entry by mthomson

Hiked two passes, up and down a few times. Lots of rain today. Got to meet our porters tonight one was named Michael, another was the king and the chef was Valentino. Expensive meet and greet, awkward tipping event. Ate Peruvian Christmas ...

Machu Picchu, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by ianandsarah2014

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Thank you to today's guest editor - Mr Gordon Mackechnie So, the time had come for Cusco, the Inca Trail, Machu Picchu and the injection to the trip of some much needed glamour in the shape of Lou, Fran and Gordy. Cusco, a pleasant colonial sort of town, ...

den Urubamba entlang nach Aguas Calientes.., Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

den Urubamba entlang nach Aguas Calientes..

A travel blog entry by wolgo0420

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... und einem kleinen Imbiss ( bestehemd aus einem Schinken Käse Plunder(chen) ,2 Kokosbusserl und einem Inca Kola ) erreichen wir dan Aguas Calientes, das kleine Dorf am Fuss des Machu Picchu. Obwohl doch sehr touristisch ( nona ) find ich´s sehr ...

Day before Machu Picchu, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Day before Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by arzanki

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... mit Aguas Calientes verbindet gibt es nur den reißenden Rio Urubamba und die, schon etwas in die Jahre gekommene, Zugstrecke. Aguas Calientes liegt mitten zwischen hohen Bergen an einem Fluss und vermittelt den Eindruck nur durch den Tourismus leben zu ...

Trek, Inca Trail, Peru travel blog

Trek

A travel blog entry by agmoldham

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This has got to be one of the most thrilling experiences of my life. The trail lasts 4 days and ends at Machu Picchu. Day 1 kicks off with everyone buzzing. The first day is fairly tough, but it's day 2 that's on everyone's minds as we know this is the ...

Sunrise over Machu Picchu...., Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Sunrise over Machu Picchu....

A travel blog entry by trishandleanne

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Very little sleep! Our campsite included a number of stray dogs.... Apparently nocturnal dogs.... They barked ALL NIGHT and were literally right next to our tent. At one stage in the middle of the night a dog barked so loud, on Leanne's side of the tent ...

Putucusi ascent., Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Putucusi ascent.

A travel blog entry by awanderluster18

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... walls of the main market and to a house that wasn't finished ad  we just sat there admiring her set up and the awesome lemon tree. We stayed another three nights in Aguas and then headed back to Santa Teresa. Time for the Salkantay Trek! Mountain ...

Aguas Calientes, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Aguas Calientes

A travel blog entry by hecqs

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The tour bus picked us up early morning to catch the train to Aguas Calientes which is at the foot of Machu Picchu. From here, we took a shuttle bus going up to Machu Picchu and spent the night and the day after in here while waiting for the train ...

Aguas Calientes, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Aguas Calientes

A travel blog entry by mbodziony

... dostac sie do Santa Teresa i dalej do hydroelektrowni, gdzie sie konczy sie droga, stad 8km wzduz torow i jestemy w Aguas, to tyle planu :-) Zaczelo sie wszystko zgodnie z planem,taksowka dostajemy sie na postoj vanow,natychmiast zostajemi osaczeni przez ...

Aguas Calientes, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Aguas Calientes

A travel blog entry by fnasse

Aguas Calientes is the name of the town located at the foot of the mountain, on which Machu Picchu resides. In two hours, it is possible to climb up to Machu Picchu from the town. It is recommended that you do it in the morning (set off at around 4 am ...

Aguas Calientes, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Aguas Calientes

A travel blog entry by helenandjohn

Aguas ...

Macchu Pichu...lost city of the incas, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Macchu Pichu...lost city of the incas

A travel blog entry by gnatalia

... Picchu. From Cusco, it is a 4 hour train ride which takes you through the valleys and farm lands of Peru and the villages around the Andes mountains. From Aguas Calientes, we take a 25 minute bus ride up to Machu Picchu, the lost city of the Incas. This ...

So you want to go to Macch Picchu..., Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

So you want to go to Macch Picchu...

A travel blog entry by cinco-gringo

... the spare.  While we were there no one tried to sell us a hat, or anything else for that matter.  A first in Peru.  Evidently they don`t get many tourists in the middle of nowhere jungle towns.  Our second flat occurred on a gravel and ...

Day Four, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Day Four

A travel blog entry by dfleege

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... of free food at least four times throughout the day. For the past two days I had been spending significantly less money in Aguas Calientes than I would have in Cusco! That night everyone was partying and playing games in the streets. People were playing ...

The 4 day Inca Trail, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

The 4 day Inca Trail

A travel blog entry by kdolotina

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... is the former 16th century St. Augustine Convent, reformed so beautifully with tasteful decor showcasing the rich heritage of Peru. The staff are remarkable, always working to anticipate your needs, remembering your preferences and greeting you by name ...

Machu Picchu, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by joel.madsen

We arrived by train to Aguas Calientes, found a hostel and then walked down river to Mandor Falls.  It was nice to get out and hike again and we ended up at a pretty sweet water falls.  On the way to the falls we walked down the railroad tracks ...

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