Travel Blogs from Aguas Calientes, Peru

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The realisation of a dream......, Inca Trail, Peru travel blog

The realisation of a dream......

A travel blog entry by leannemm

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We had about a 30 min drive to the start of the trek at which time i was thinking, why the hell am i doing this???  but then i tend to always do that before a bushwalk and then everything is great.  Arriving at our starting point km 82 wasn´t ...

new heights and lows, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

new heights and lows

A travel blog entry by ktkingunc

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... the US: deathly steep but covered in greenery, their tops shrouded in clouds all day.  We climbed a trail called Putucusi from Aguas Calientes, ascending over 400 meters on paths, stone steps, and wooden ladders.  At the top (after a grueling 2 ...

The Incredible Inca Trail, Inca Trail, Peru travel blog

The Incredible Inca Trail

A travel blog entry by mattcharlie2011

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... some more awkward tipping. We then had the rest of our day to reflect on our Inca experience before getting a train out of Aguas Calientes at 7 pm. We both agreed that the last 4 days had been the most challenging but probably most enriching experience of ...

Machu Picchu: In the footsteps of Incas, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu: In the footsteps of Incas

A travel blog entry by bryanddave2013

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... lifetime. We feel very privileged to have been there! Leaving Machu Picchu we caught a bus down the most windy road down to Aguas Calientes, which is the town of Machu Picchu. It was charming in its quaint, touristy way. We booked into a lovely wooden ...

Day 2: Inka Jungle Trek, Santa Teresa, Peru travel blog

Day 2: Inka Jungle Trek

A travel blog entry by dharms_swita

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... and baby porcupine/capybara type things. Edwin explained the use of local medicines and food, for example it is astonishing that Peru has 4000 – 5000 different types of Potato and many hundreds of types of corn. He then used a tradiational plant ...

Getting in touch with myself, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Getting in touch with myself

A travel blog entry by mr_grumpy

... up at the crack of dawn this morning, got a cheap taxi to the train station and then got the train through the Andes to Aguas Calientes, the town at the bottom of Machu Picchu. There´s only one hotel near Machu Picchu and it costs about USD $400 a ...

Machu Picchu, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by brehn.eichel

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... Following yet another grand lunch we boarded our bus and headed off to Ollantaytambo to catch the train to Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu Town! The Peru Rail trip through the steep valleys was spectacular and I was floored by the small town that awaited ...

Salkantay Trek zum Machu Pichu, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Salkantay Trek zum Machu Pichu

A travel blog entry by miriontour

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... trafen. Für uns gab es noch ein letztes Mittagessen und dann liefen wir die letzten km entlang der Bahngleise bis Aguas Calientes. Erschöpft, erleichtert und ein wenig geschockt von dem Touriort, freute ich mich erstmal auf ein gemütliches ...

To Machu Picchu!, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

To Machu Picchu!

A travel blog entry by cat725

... had left a day earlier! From Cuzco we had an hour break for lunch, and then we bussed to el Valle Sagrado, in between Cuzco and Aguas Calientes-the city close to Machu Picchu. There was a market there as well as a small mini-me version of Machu Picchu. I ...

Choo Choo through the Sacred Valley, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Choo Choo through the Sacred Valley

A travel blog entry by toddcullen

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... town at the base of Machu Picchu.  It was good to have a low key rest day! We took the Vistadome train into Aguas Calientes and it was probably the best train ride we will ever go on!  Traveling through the Sacred Valley and along the Urabamba ...

Machu Picchu, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by thetank

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It was really expensive to get there. There is only one train that goes to Aguas Calientes and the owners of that train jack the prices up ridiculously high. There were also a lot of tourists there. All that being said, it was really, really cool. The ...

Bonne fête des pères!, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Bonne fête des pères!

A travel blog entry by dice750

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Bonne fête des pères papa! Et bonne fête des pères Noël! Et tous les autres pères qui visitent le blog! Demain matin nous allons à Machu ...

The Climb, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

The Climb

A travel blog entry by yayasworld

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The climb Today we got on the train at 3:30 in the morning because we had to go to another city called Aguas Calientes. Although we wake up so early sometimes, I' m so happy for this day!. Anyway, we get on the bus and ride to the train station for about ...

Wir nähern uns dem Ziel, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Wir nähern uns dem Ziel

A travel blog entry by asiatogo

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... hängt. Jedenfalls ist es echt lustig. Dann Mittagessen, und danach 3 stunden einer Zugstrecke entlang bergauf. Wir kommen in Aguas Calientes an, einer Stadt, die nur wegen Machu Picchu existiert. Wir entspannen im Zimmer und kaufen Snacks fur morgen. ...

Daily jskdhhsvzyh:, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Daily jskdhhsvzyh:

A travel blog entry by panoramicamera

... open No more insides Touching cucumbers. Walls of rain  Come showering down Faster than porters  Through the streets Aguas calientes: Built on a thermal pool The base of machu picchu Only the peaks top visible Radius of five valleys  ...

Chill Day in Aguas Calientes, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Chill Day in Aguas Calientes

A travel blog entry by jlb43409

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We actually got to sleep in today!  Ok, kind of sleeping in.  Ashley had a bird tour at the hotel at 630am so she needed to get up and walk 10 yards to the Eco desk, where the tour starts.  I woke up about 6am and since we went to bed so early I was ...

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 ...

Machu Pichu, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Machu Pichu

A travel blog entry by canalannie

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Today we are off to the small town of Aguas Calientes which is the closest town to the Machu Pichu site; once again we board a train, this time a local rather than luxury train for our 3 hour trip; we arrive around lunchtime but there is no time to eat, ...

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 ...

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