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Départ pour le chemin de l'Inca, Aguas Calientes, Pérou travel blog

Départ pour le chemin de l'Inca

A travel blog entry by ferrandoperou

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Destination Machu Pichu Départ à 5h10 de notre hôtel en minibus avec le guide, les Australiens et la néo zélandaise qui était juste l'hotel à côté Arrivée à Olamtaytambo pour petit déjeuner et ...

From One Extreme to Another, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

From One Extreme to Another

A travel blog entry by thepilgrimage

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... the same van to travel a couple of Km to the trailhead before the final stage of our hike along the railway tracks to Aguas Calientes and Machu Picchu.  We began our 10.5Km very sweaty hike to our final destination around 11AM and ended up arriving ...

Inca Trail - Day 1, Inca Trail, Peru travel blog

Inca Trail - Day 1

A travel blog entry by netgull

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Today I'll embark on one of the most famous hikes in South America. The Inca Trail. A 3-day hike, following the path that king Pachacutec of the Inca built to connect Cuzco, his capital, to a series of Inca sites, where mainly the wise guys (i.e. the ...

Inca Trail - Day 2, Inca Trail, Peru travel blog

Inca Trail - Day 2

A travel blog entry by netgull

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We wake up bright and early and fortunately there is no sight of rain and everything is dry. Good start for the day! Today is the difficult one. We have to hike about 11 hours. 900m up to the Dead Woman's pass (4200m - with a quite steep incline!), then ...

Macchu Pichu, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Macchu Pichu

A travel blog entry by stevage

... over, we wander for a bit, find a nice secluded spot for a nap. For the benefit of the internet, there's a big rock on the Aguas Calientes side of the main plaza. Wander up to it, then around for a great view of Huayna Pichu and some peace and quiet. ...

Gringo in the middle, Colcapampa, Peru travel blog

Gringo in the middle

A travel blog entry by escapingthenhs

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After the hard work of the previous day I was expecting my creaking body to be pretty sore, but I was pleasantly surprised to rise from the tent relatively easily. The fog of the previous evening had cleared and the views of the mountains were ...

The backdoor to Machu Pichu, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

The backdoor to Machu Pichu

A travel blog entry by toucan_tango

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... and walk through the woods along the traintrack doing a circuit around the ruins concealed above. At nightfall we arrived at Aguas Calientes, the dining section of disneyland dropped into the Peruvian rainforest.  There are a couple of things we ...

Machu Picchu Via the Sun Gate, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu Via the Sun Gate

A travel blog entry by allisonbrianne

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... many days it had been since I could sleep past 6:30 am. I can't wait for a sleep in! This morning we took a train from Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu Town) to km 104 of the Inca Trail. This last stretch of trail, about 12 km long, ends at the magnificent ...

Hot Water???, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Hot Water???

A travel blog entry by badgers07

Inca ...

Hotel Presidente, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Hotel Presidente

A travel blog entry by janice321

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This is the best place I have ever been.  The photos will give you an idea from our hotel room.  This place is at the bottom of Machu Picchu, where we will be going ...

Feb 20, 2010, Huancaye, Peru travel blog

Feb 20, 2010

A travel blog entry by gpetiot

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Machu Picchu with Poppo, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu with Poppo

A travel blog entry by gezza51

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... Yale still has 1000's of treasures some still unpacked from ...but acording to Tomaso there is a movement by Yale to give back to Peru what is rightfully theirs. One can also be great full the Spainish never found it and destroyed it by using the rock for ...

Following In Incan Footsteps, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Following In Incan Footsteps

A travel blog entry by burkley

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... course meal. Afterwards we realised that we had to go and buy more water. It was on par with Australian prices but for Peru it was expensive. We were misinformed that we would receive boiled water in the evening and as Maddie and I were not taking any ...

Machupichu y valle sagrado, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Machupichu y valle sagrado

A travel blog entry by ctucki

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... el jueves cuando pase por cusco nuevamente. Ollantaytambo es un pueblo más pequeño y tranquilo no con tantos turistas como aguas calientes (machupichu),   o cusco, así que se disfruta más y también tiene sus ruinas para visitar, cuando ...

Back from the trip to the Machupichu, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Back from the trip to the Machupichu

A travel blog entry by yoelo

... every thing in this gigantic monument. It truly deserves to be counted as one of the wonders of the world. We leave today from Aguas Calientes near the machu pichu site back to Cusco - our regular playing ground. I´m gonna rest a few days since I ...

Machu and the Picchus, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Machu and the Picchus

A travel blog entry by kumar.jensen

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... Machu Picchu I thought that the ruins were in Cusco, Peru, but it turns out they are actually near a small touristy town called Aguas Calientes. I arrived in Cusco on the 30th of January after taking a series of 4 buses over three days to get from ...

Train to Aguas Calientes & Putucusi mountain, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Train to Aguas Calientes & Putucusi mountain

A travel blog entry by dawn8_21

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... be quite difficult to climb up. However, the view from the top made it all worthwhile. It is the most incredible panoramic view of Aguas Calientes on one side and of Machu Picchu on the other. You could also see the winding road that takes the buses up ...

Birthday Inca Trail, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Birthday Inca Trail

A travel blog entry by beckandbill

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The Inca trail was excellent in every way possible. We had a fantastic group of people (strangely homogenous: all couples from USA & Aus in their late-20s to early-30s) who got along really well and walked at similar paces. The food was awesome and ...

Abendteuer, Action und Macchu Picchu, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Abendteuer, Action und Macchu Picchu

A travel blog entry by evashakira

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... heftig, dass sobald wir stehen gebleiben sind unsere Beine vibriert und gezittert haben. Also Respekt an alle die hochlaufen! Zurück in Aguas Calientes haben Victoria und ich dann auf unseren Zug gewartet. Zurück ging es nämlich mit Peru Rail. Ich war ...

day 28 - cusco to aguas caliente, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

day 28 - cusco to aguas caliente

A travel blog entry by danbdan

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... sites. afterward, myself and M (my new traveling partner from SF) left the tour in Ollyntantambo where we were to catch the train to Aguas Callientes to wake up early for the machu Pichu the next day. So glad we did, we came across the last night of a 4 ...

Worth the uphill struggle, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Worth the uphill struggle

A travel blog entry by mirja.bester

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... that people have cried from vertigo as the mountain is extremely steep and has no railing. No regrets here.. ;) After soaking our tired bones in the natural hot springs in Aguas Calientes, we contently returned to Cusco by train and bus. Next stop: ...

Lunch at Yakumama and leaving Aguas Calientes, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Lunch at Yakumama and leaving Aguas Calientes

A travel blog entry by yigehaoren

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We are at the train station now waiting for our train. We had lunch at Yakumama. The service was really slow. I wanted to order this stuffed potato, but I added up getting another alpaca meat. I really regretted that. The stuffed potato is just super ...

DAY 3, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

DAY 3

A travel blog entry by roscoe44

day 3 Day 3 is a blur, woke up put on the same clothes again, starting to smell like a tramps foot now. After another good breakfast of pancakes we set off walking down the river bed, Marco said about another 21km today. It was hot, really hot, i ...

Aguas Calientes - Purely Magic, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Aguas Calientes - Purely Magic

A travel blog entry by unplugged

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The train that take you from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes is truly something out of the past.  Built in the 1920's it carries with it all of the charm that you would expect from a railway of that era.  The train station in Ollantaytambo was ...

The Sacred Valley, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

The Sacred Valley

A travel blog entry by mlhampton

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... surreal with the Andes opening up in front of us and the weird pan flute covers of michael jackson and ABBA that they were playing! AGUAS CALIENTES - 2040m Arriving in the town we found it really was bizarre. As we got off the station we found a man with ...

Sep 21, 2010, Inca Trail, Peru travel blog

Sep 21, 2010

A travel blog entry by benboo

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Macchu Picchu - on a budget., Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Macchu Picchu - on a budget.

A travel blog entry by philipanderson

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... double the price, if not triple, for everything - even water.] Next, your transport. Most people take the train from Cuzco to Aguas Calientes, which will put them over £150 out of pocket for a return trip. If you are willing to sit on a minibus for ...

"Happy Hour.....5 for 1 my friend...."

A travel blog entry by kane.and.anna

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We spent a day and a night in Aguas Calientes, a little town with not much to do execpt explore the markets and, well, drink!  After 4 days of walking we were all pretty stuffed, so a couple of beers and an early night was about as rock and roll as ...

Macchu Picchu here we come!, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Macchu Picchu here we come!

A travel blog entry by abzster

... steadily.  still with a cane but maybe i underestimated him.. the train stopped a couple times before reaching the town of Aguas Calientes.  The stops were to drop off folks who were going to hike the Inca Trail.  can we say....i was ...

Machu Picchu, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by guy.everton

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... site, and one I would not recommend Dad visiting at all... vertigo and Incas do not mix. We got a bus back down to Aguas Calientes before setting off on a train for 2 hours through the valleys to Ollantaytambo. This is an important Inca town as well ...

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