Travel Blogs from Aguas Calientes, Peru

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Machupicchu, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Machupicchu

A travel blog entry by johannesofie

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Vi står op kl. 4 og tager 2000 trappetrin i solopgangen mod dette vidunderlige sagnomspundne ...

Aguas Calientes: Not As Hot As It Should Be, aguas calientes, Peru travel blog

Aguas Calientes: Not As Hot As It Should Be

A travel blog entry by falconwings

It exists simply because there were tourists. It's the end of the line for the train ride to Machu ...

Jungle Trek DAY 3: Zipline&hike to Aguas Calientes, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Jungle Trek DAY 3: Zipline&hike to Aguas Calientes

A travel blog entry by mattheeley

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... longer people will be able to travel there! Climbing up higher we stepped onto a railway line and followed this all the way to Aguas Calientes (known locally as Machu Picchu town). We were passed by one train as we waked along the tracks, their are paths ...

Heading to Aguas Calientes, Aguas Calientes Sacred Valley, Peru travel blog

Heading to Aguas Calientes

A travel blog entry by gaye1959

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... trees and there were also some inca ruins on the side of the mountains. The snow capped mountains are very steep and rugged. Aguas Calientes is a very touristy town with tourist prices. The markets were fun and the town is quite small and quaint. We went ...

Pictures and no story, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Pictures and no story

A travel blog entry by desturgi07

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Sorry guys, but we only arrived back in Cusco late last night by train from Aguas Calientes and had to reshuffle bags for the Amazon. We are leaving soon on our last leg of holiday. Phil's voice is a coarse whisper. Very annoying as he has been doing ...

Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu (11/27/2010), Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu (11/27/2010)

A travel blog entry by samuel.dewey

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... , I took the train, which was really nice.  It traveled through the mountains and was a very scenic trip.  I arrived to Aguas Calientes late that night and I still needed to find a place to sleep, find the place to buy the M.P. ticket and figure ...

Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by portoryko

O Machu Picchu mozna bylo by sie rozpisywac godzinami... Warto bylo budzic sie o 4:00 rano i wspinac sie przez godzine po schodach zeby zobaczyc wschod slonca nad gorami. Piekne miejsce! Ciesze sie ze udalo nam sie tam dotrzec. Pomimo duzej ilosci ...

Salkantay Trek to an ancient city.., Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Salkantay Trek to an ancient city..

A travel blog entry by tash_and_simon

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After the mistake of booking the Inca Trail so early in Mexico City and not being able to make it in time we decided the Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu would be the next best thing!! It was an early 4am pick up. After going to bed at 1:30am I knew it was ...

amiga this, señorita that, Cusco/Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

amiga this, señorita that

A travel blog entry by mbm452

Tuesday, I spent 4 hours traipsing through countryside and yet more Inca ruins just outside the city on horseback with a guide (cost: $9. the lady at my hotel said I should have paid $5). It was beautiful, although I spent most the time holding on for ...

All day at Machu Picchu, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

All day at Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by koyoteranch

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... and prevent invaders from entering Machu Picchu by that route.  We followed the trail back to the ruins.  Raul went back to Aguas Calientes with Jay and Margene.  Shelby and I stayed with Steve and Deb and found comfortable spots on the quarry boulders ...

Lost City, Aguas Calientes/Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Lost City

A travel blog entry by thebhat

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... an Indiana Jones movie. I half-expected to get killed by blow darts. Or fall off the cliff. Down in the valley is Aguas Calientes, the fakest tourist-created town I have ever seen in my life of travel. Aside from the Gringo Bill's Hostel for ...

Machu Picchu, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by gwenetmgx

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Journee extraordinaire de 23h  - leve 3h30 pour la compet' de grimpe de nuit (!) entre Agua Caliente et l entree du site: arrivee a 5h, 10 et 11ieme!! Notre grande fierte! - Arrivee au Wayna Picchu 7h, le ciel est nuageux, nous n avons pas la chance ...

Sacred Valley to Aguas Calientes, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Sacred Valley to Aguas Calientes

A travel blog entry by gandnclub

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... another passes in the opposite direction. For those of you who haven't been there, we've gotta tell you about Aguas Calientes.  Backpackers posting on Thorntree often describe it as a stinkhole that only exists to cheat tourists, and you do ...

A great meal was had by all, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

A great meal was had by all

A travel blog entry by staeven

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... the journey but we were able to take some amazing photos out of the train windows - reminiscent of the Trans Siberian! Arriving at Aguas Calientes we checked into our hotel, left our packs and headed off on the rain, first down part of the train track ...

The ruins at Machu Picchu, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

The ruins at Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by hscoggin

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We had expected the Nasca Lines to be the highlight of this trip, but they paled next to this. Machu Picchu is the most peaceful, serene place I think I've ever been. Even with hundreds of people milling around, nothing seems crowded or noisy. Everyone ...

Hiking Time..., Inca Trail, Peru travel blog

Hiking Time...

A travel blog entry by oz_flashpackers

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... downhill and it got quite sore on the legs and knees walking down all the steps.  This night we ended up staying in Aguas Calientes at a hotel (this was due to some landslide damage a few weeks ago which meant the last part of the Inca trail could ...

Guide trouble, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Guide trouble

A travel blog entry by nevilledonna

In Aguas Calientes, the guide led us to our accommodation which was a bit of an odd half finished hotel ... It had no balustrades and we were on the third floor. It did have great views of the plaza below where there were major festivities going on as an ...

Cusco to Aguas Calientas via Ollyantaytambu, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Cusco to Aguas Calientas via Ollyantaytambu

A travel blog entry by tamit

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Machu Picchu, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by mstyles

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... (cheese) it was definitely not queso! What a simply amazing day today was- minus the pizza that is. I can't recommend coming to Peru and hiking to Machu Picchu more highly, it was challenging but boy was it worth it, it left us all breathless, ...

From Incas back to Today, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

From Incas back to Today

A travel blog entry by jmabro

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Back down in the small town of Aguas Calientes we headed straight back to the coffee shop we had visited before as we had seen a hostel there that looked ok. It was perfect, comfy beds, an en suite bathroom, a lovely little old lady running and a little ...

First Day of Our Trek, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

First Day of Our Trek

A travel blog entry by janet306

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Well this is the day we had been looking forward to for months. I was about to see if all those early morning cross-fit classes paid off! We were up at 4:15 to get ready and we ate a quick breakfast so we could leave by 5:15 am. We walked to Plaza des ...

Machu Picchu & Ollantaytambo., Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu & Ollantaytambo.

A travel blog entry by kateandchris

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Sorry for only having attached photos for the time being but we just need to gather our thoughts....it was a big day. Will update ...

11,11 radius of five valleys, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

11,11 radius of five valleys

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 pop visible Radius of five valleys  ...

On the way to Machu Picchu, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

On the way to Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by frantznoel

... is impressive. The way is fun as we joke and talk along the entire time. Around 4h30pm, we strolled into the town of Aguas Calientes (Translation: Hot waters – what an original name for a town!). Within minutes, we start meeting people we met in the ...

Getting To Machu Picchu On The Cheap, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Getting To Machu Picchu On The Cheap

A travel blog entry by peteandliz

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... a bit miffed at this, but even so the whole journey was about three times cheaper than the next cheapest method of reaching Aguas Calientes. We said at the start that Aguas Calientes is a tourist town.  And that is no exaggeration.  Think ...

Macchu Picchu, Aguas Calientes, Peru travel blog

Macchu Picchu

A travel blog entry by aplee

... and on into the jungle and I guess that over time, they will try to restore more of it. We did a 1/2 day clinic yesterday in Aguas Caliente and then browsed around the markets the rest of the day.  The city was so thankful for the clinic that they ...

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 ...

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