Travel Blogs from Aguas Calientes, Peru

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My soul has been renewed and refreshed., Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

My soul has been renewed and refreshed.

A travel blog entry by josiezim

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... turkeys and wild horses and finally, a llama! We also spied stunning scenery. Finally at our resting spot, we arrived in Aguas Calientes, or MachuPicchu Pueblo. We bid farewell to our new Canadian friends, suspecting we may see them tomorrow at the ...

Machu Picchu, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by colettels

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... be back! Time to head back to Cusco. After a delicious lunch back at the Inkaterra hotel, we boarded the impressive Peru Rail train to Ollantaytambo, a journey of about 90mins. As we sat contemplating the magnificence of Machu Picchu, the charming crew ...

Clouds, mountains, stones, llama, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Clouds, mountains, stones, llama

A travel blog entry by robynexploring

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Off to the iconic Machu Picchu on a train that wound between steep mountains and beside a wild river where there are rafting possibilities, but only when the river is less swollen and ferocious than it is at present.  The train has glass panels in ...

Machu Picchu, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by anitadyer

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Machu Picchu - what can I say?!  Everything about this place is ...

a critical review of our hostel, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

a critical review of our hostel

A travel blog entry by ktkingunc

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We feel it our duty as members of the worldwide backpacker community to give an honest review of our hostel in Aguas Calientes: Inti Wasi ecological blah blah blah.  I canīt remember the street name, but itīs on the right side of the river, near ...

4th Visit to Machu Picchu :), Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

4th Visit to Machu Picchu :)

A travel blog entry by christianbjork

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... and we sitted at a few different beautiful view spots and enjoyed the amazing location. 12:00 We left and headed back towards Aguas Calientes to rest up. 15:30 Took the local price train (10 Soles) to Ollantaytambo. 17:30 Arrived at Ollantaytambo and ...

Machu Picchu at last, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu at last

A travel blog entry by lgrove32

... group shot we were off again heading down the last of the trail into the valley. We reached the bottom as tourists from Aguas Calientes were flooding in and managed to snap a few picturesque photos before it got too bad. It truly was spectacular from ...

Mystical and magical Machu Picchu, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Mystical and magical Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by sacolargo

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When one travels to Peru perhaps the name that first comes to mind is Machu Picchu. Today was our day to visit the Incan citadel. The last time I was here was the end of Demember 1977 accompanied by my sister Pat and Allan McDonell and his parents. We ...

day 29 machu pichu, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

day 29 machu pichu

A travel blog entry by danbdan

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woke up at 5a to to hike the 1.5 hours straight uphill to get to the site early*. The fog was pretty heavy all morning. Caughta  2 hour engliush tour of the grounds then hiked another couple fo hours up the 2nd biggest peak next to the ruins. ...

Machu Picchu, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by reddingtons

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So touristy is Agua Calientes that you only want to stay for the night to get up to Machu Picchu early. Maggie took us on a tour, recommended by the 2 English couples/Rob and Debbie. We thought she was not as good as Alvaro. She tried to connect to the ...

Inca trail and Machu Picchu, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Inca trail and Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by adamclairewebs

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Day 1 As the day of the inca trail dawned, I awoke to the sounds of gasping, as Adam struggled to breath..... A rather ominous sound given the four days hiking we had planned. However, after a few coca teas (the local altitude sickness remedy), he ...

Now thatīs impressive!, Machupicchu, Peru travel blog

Now thatīs impressive!

A travel blog entry by petergrainger

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... & 2 buses to get back to Cuzco tonight. 4 Hrs travel, so estimated arrival time is 2am. Uurgh!! http://wikitravel.org/en/Aguas_Calientes Today has been a great day! Up at 4am this morning after arriving at the hotel at at 10.20pm last night. Breakfast ...

Machu Picchu, Aguas Calientes, Pérou travel blog

Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by wrtagrb

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... la fatigue se fait quand même sentir. Temps identique à celui du premier jour. Jour 3 : rando de Santa Theresa à Aguas Calientes en passant par Hydroelectrica. Seulement 5h de rando, ce qui nous a permis d'arriver pas trop tard à Aguas ...

Mayhem in Peru, Santa Teresa, Peru travel blog

Mayhem in Peru

A travel blog entry by katiebrinton

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In the photos from today, you'll probably notice that I am covered from head to toe, despite the obscene heat, this is because this was the day I began my war with the bugs. Even with 80% DEET bug spray, any exposed skin I had got mauled by biting ...

The Valley, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

The Valley

A travel blog entry by clare_and_will

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... a rather large glass of the stuff before heading to the train station to catch perhaps the poshest train we have ever taken up to Aguas Calientes at the base of Machu Picchu. We weren’t able to do the Inca trail itself partly as you have to prebook ...

Machu Picchu, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by elise.hammonds

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... completely silent and seemed to keep their heads pointed up as the stars were so bright. After an hour and a half we arrived in Aguas Calientes, the town below Machu Picchu.  We got checked into our hotel and by 7:30 we were on the buses headed to the ...

Machu Picchu, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by stacy_long

5/20 and 21 were spent exploring Machu Picchu and Aguas Callientes. 5/20 we took the train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes and checked into our hotel.  The hotel was the Hanaqpacha Inn and this was the first hotel on the tour that was ...

Day 1 of the Inca Trail, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Day 1 of the Inca Trail

A travel blog entry by parul.singh

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... challenge, a 1 day hike -- less than the 4 day, 3 night camping intensive hike, more than the 2 hour train ride directly to Aguas Calientes. We met Marie, our guide on Monday morning at the Quente offices.  She is a single mother with a 6 year old ...

4 days and 3 nights, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

4 days and 3 nights

A travel blog entry by alexandruth

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... stayed away and the sun shined throughout. We met the rest of the group at the city gates (they had all taken the train to Aguas Calientes and then gotten a bus to Machu Picchu) and then had a short tour of the city, where we got taken in by the magic ...

Machupicchu and a Peruvian , Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Machupicchu and a Peruvian

A travel blog entry by travelingma

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At long last, the railroads and roads are open again and the farmers' strike has moved elsewhere. We took a bus to Ollantaytambo, one of the train stops.  Along the way we stopped at the shop of master potter Pablo Seminario.  We were given a ...

Trekking the Sacred Valley, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Trekking the Sacred Valley

A travel blog entry by polakpete

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After a tame night in Cusco, we woke up early and met up with our guide for the Machu Piccu trip.  We hopped a city bus and went on a spectacular 4 hour bus journey through the Sacred Valley.  We got off at a small restaurant in the middle of ...

Ready for Machu Pichu, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Ready for Machu Pichu

A travel blog entry by dznextstop

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Aguas Calientes was homebase for the Machu Pichu trip. It is a small town with natural hot springs. It is at the base of Machu Pichu, making it convenient for accessing the ...

Trekking in the Andes, SalkantayTrail, Peru travel blog

Trekking in the Andes

A travel blog entry by desturgi07

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... the Cusco area) we took a steep climb uphill for about five minutes until we reached the railway track leading to Aguas Calientes. This was a wonderful walk on level ground. Crossing railway tracks and the Urubamba river snaking between steep granite ...

machu pichu, prisonbreak, maar andersom, Aguas calientes, Peru travel blog

machu pichu, prisonbreak, maar andersom

A travel blog entry by jefweyns

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wel, ik ben er geraakt, machu pichu, dees had ik allang willen zien, de verloren incastad, verborgen tussen de meest fatte bergen die ik in mijn leven heb gezien! maar blijkt dat de inkom voor buitenlanders 30 fucking scheuros is, auw!! dus dan ...

Machu and Huayna Picchu!, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Machu and Huayna Picchu!

A travel blog entry by mal0x

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Day 1 to 3, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Day 1 to 3

A travel blog entry by coulterwatson

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... as the Spanish ensured the stories were not retold or written down. We were exhausted by this stage so we caught the bus to nearby Aguas Calientes and took a swim in the local hot pools (up another hill). After a long lunch, and a train and bus trip back ...

Machu Picchu at Last!, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu at Last!

A travel blog entry by amadhatter

... sparse vegatation.  As we got closer to Aguas Calientes, it got more humid and had thicker vegetation.  This is because Aguas Calientes and Machu Picchu are in a cloud forest. We got to Aguas Calientes around 10:00am.  Aguas Calientes is a ...

Aguas Calientes, Peru, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Aguas Calientes, Peru

A travel blog entry by dougherna

... walk through.  The weather was hot and sticky in this area, a contrast to the colder and drier climate in Cusco. Aguas Calientes and Machu Picchu get very hot. In Aguas Calientes you will find many shops with very interesting handicrafts. There are ...

Machu Picchu, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by blairn99

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Day 17 MachuPicchu UP at 5am yuk! You leave for the train station in Cusco at 6am to get the only train for the day at 6:45am. It's a quaint train, blue in color and I must say that it very well appointed and clean, a pleasure to spend the three hour ...

G Adventures day 4: The Inca Trail starts!, Inca Trail, Peru travel blog

G Adventures day 4: The Inca Trail starts!

A travel blog entry by ford86

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We woke up pretty early to drive to Km82, where we started the Inca Trail. There's a border where they check your passport and entry ticket. You have to have your tickets way in advance because they sell out pretty quickly. They only issue 200 tickets ...

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