Travel Blogs from Cuzco, Peru

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Did some lines. They were good., Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Did some lines. They were good.

A travel blog entry by jackwyse

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... pretty close to falling over the edge which was a sheer drop of a few hundred metres. That was fun. Right now we´re in Cuzco, which is cool - all the foundations are Inca dated, though the altitude is still pretty mad. We´re going to a pub tonight that ...

Cuzco- Sick and No Machu Picchu, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Cuzco- Sick and No Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by cmedancing

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... are traveling and having stomach pain WITH A FEVER you should got to a doctor immediately.  We, luckily, didn´t experience much of a fever. We spent about a week in Cuzco, recovering and enjoying, before we took another dreaded bus back to the ...

After visiting Machu Picchu., The City of Cuzco, Peru travel blog

After visiting Machu Picchu.

A travel blog entry by vaughnquinn

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... guide Irma gave us the history of the pre-Inka cultures and explained all the beautiful artifacts in the museum.  Cuzco is now the undisputed archaeological capital of the Americas, as well as the Continent's oldest continuously inhabited. In ...

Cuzco, party central, home of the inca trail., Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Cuzco, party central, home of the inca trail.

A travel blog entry by jaceanddave

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... one place descent enough for one night. Then we moved to a place right in the square, soft beds, hot showers, and cheap. Perfect. Cuzco is known for its praying, the main square where we are staying is littered with bars, clubs and pubs. Now all we have ...

Cuzco, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Cuzco

A travel blog entry by andyandem

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To Cusco, tourist board slogan "It'll Take Your Breath Away" (with The Police´s hit 'Every Breath You Take' pan-piped over the TV advertisements); a town in the middle of nowhere, one million miles above sea level, where the children develop lungs so ...

Thank God, We´re in Cuzco, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Thank God, We´re in Cuzco

A travel blog entry by erics

... our best day of the trip. Luckily for us, having just about reached the end of our rope, we're now in Cuzco, traveler central here in Peru due to it's proximity to Machu Pichu and the other remnants of the Inca empire. We are now surrounded by ...

UPPER PERU - FROM ROCKS TO MAGNIFICENT MOUNTIANS, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

UPPER PERU - FROM ROCKS TO MAGNIFICENT MOUNTIANS

A travel blog entry by ecsflemings

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... 000 feet. Four hours of amazing views and the bus climbs to 14,800 feet as it reaches the pass that divides the Puno and Cuzco Provinces. Think about it. Here we are being dwarfed by mountains all around, and yet sitting on our bus we are higher than any ...

Sacred Valley of the Incas, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Sacred Valley of the Incas

A travel blog entry by pengs_nadz

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... not doing the Inca trail, since we'd done enough steep walking, and climbed enough Incan steps to last a lifetime! Next stop was Cuzco, also lying in the Sacred Valley - the colonial city was built upon the ruins of the conquered ...

Will Ruins Ever Be The Same After Machu Picchu, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Will Ruins Ever Be The Same After Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by rush

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... as usual, Abby and myself jumped on a morning bus to make use of the final day of my tourist ticket and headed out of Cuzco towards Urcos. Before reaching Urcos we jumped off the bus and headed up a steep field in the direction of a Pre-Incan Wari ruin ...

Back to Cusco, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Back to Cusco

A travel blog entry by meganmacnab

... a lot. We stopped and did a little ritual, which is meant to blow the bad weather away. If your birthday is in the dry months in Peru, you have to blow three times, but if your birthday is in the rainy season, you must not blow. One thing I hav't spoeken ...

Cuzco and the sacred valley, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Cuzco and the sacred valley

A travel blog entry by helenandiain

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... of 71 to come and live in Peru. She arrived at Lima airport with only two suitcases and set off to learn Spanish in Cuzco. She became aware of the tough situation faced by women and children in the villages of the surrounding altiplano, and decided to set ...

The River Wild !!!, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

The River Wild !!!

A travel blog entry by pennyvos

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Meryl Streep eat your heart out.................................the photos can speak for themselves !!!                     ...

Salkantay Trek, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Salkantay Trek

A travel blog entry by prbrown

I was picked up by a taxi at 4.15am in the freezing cold wearing most of the clothes that I own. The bus was waiting in the centre of town and I met some of my trekking companions. The guide, Darwin Charlie behind his back), whom I'd met the night ...

new year recovery, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

new year recovery

A travel blog entry by hoopsanddrano

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After Lima, we flew straight to Cuzco which is at about 3800 metres, high enough to make Nick ill with altitude sickness for the 3 days leading up to new year. fortunately, he made a miraculous recovery at about 10pm on NYE, donned a silly hat and off we ...

Jan 22, 2011, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Jan 22, 2011

A travel blog entry by andrew_leesia

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Return from 11,000 feet, Urumbamba and Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Return from 11,000 feet

A travel blog entry by erinski

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... of Huayna Picchu which is the mountain overlooking Macchu Picchu. Finally, we arrived by bus to the elevation of 11,000 feet of Cuzco, Peru (the bellybutton of the Inca universe).  Eventually, I knew when I walked in to the new hotel room there ...

Cuzco, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Cuzco

A travel blog entry by roel

Cuzco, ...

Touristic Explosion Ticket Fun, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Touristic Explosion Ticket Fun

A travel blog entry by nathan.frisch

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Today we ran around like crazy people seeing museums and exhibits and anything that was included on our massive Cusco Boleto Turistico. This thing is a city pass, basically, that you must purchase to enter a whole passel of ruins outside the city, but ...

What happened next?, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

What happened next?

A travel blog entry by jcbeep

hello again!! thought id bring you uptodate on what ive been up to, the last few days. i really enjoyed santa cruz, went to loads of museums there, then i headed to sucre, allegedly the capital of the country - theres some dispute about this. ...

Canyoning, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Canyoning

A travel blog entry by damiansinead

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... course totally powerless, that is until we made it down and showed him just how cold the water wa for himself!! The ride back to Cuzco was every bit as interesting as the abseiling itself! The back wheel on the car was all but flat, so any time we ...

WE MADE IT TO CUSCO!, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

WE MADE IT TO CUSCO!

A travel blog entry by unbound

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... 't talked to anyone.  Be sure to email us and let us know how you're doing.  Love to all.    First Stop - Cuzco. Our flights were good (Chicago - Toronto - Lima - Cuzco) but we got about 3 hours sleep in 36 hours so our first day in ...

Meeting my bestie, Debs!!!, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Meeting my bestie, Debs!!!

A travel blog entry by meganmacnab

Day 6 : Puno to Cusco Today was a travel day to Cusco, and the landscspe changed from dry desert like plains, to hilly, beautiful mountains with snow caps. We visited this incrediable Inca archeological site called Raqchi. It is famous for the two ...

Acclimatising in Cuzco, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Acclimatising in Cuzco

A travel blog entry by timeofourlives

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... seat on the left of the plane for better views - it was a good suggestion as The Andes looked amazing! When we arrived in Cuzco we collected our bags while some locals played live music in the baggage reclaim area! Another guide was waiting for us and we ...

Pilgramge to the lost city., Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Pilgramge to the lost city.

A travel blog entry by pennyvos

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Despite being sick for the first few days in Cuzco we Couldn´t help but fall in love with it. There is such a great vibe here. We spent the first two days checking in for the Inca trail, buying up stocks and desperately trying to shake the salmonella ...

Cuzco for Sacred Valley, Fiestas and Partying!, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Cuzco for Sacred Valley, Fiestas and Partying!

A travel blog entry by neilsarge

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In total I spent about 2 weeks in and around Cuzco, a week or so just chilling out and taking advantage of the nightlife, and another few days in the Sacred Valley on the way to Machu Picchu. I had travelled across from Arequipa with Megan who'd I'd ...

Part II - Ruins, ruins and more Inca ruins!, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Part II - Ruins, ruins and more Inca ruins!

A travel blog entry by aporter

... The next set of ruins comes in a set of four: Tambomachay, Pucapacara, Qenko and Sacsayhumaman. Located northeast of Cuzco these ruins are seen by taking a bus to the farthest ruin (Tambomachay) and walking the 8k back to town while visiting the ...

Machu Picchu, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by binghams

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After 39 kms, today was finally the day when we would see Machu Picchu. The only problem being, it involved a 3:45 am rise and a quick dash of the final 6 kms to be the first to reach the Sun Gate, which overlooks the fabled city. It was a ...

Fabelhaftes Machu Picchu., Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Fabelhaftes Machu Picchu.

A travel blog entry by smellymelly100

... einer Hauptstrasse besteht und man entweder bergauf oder bergab geht. Jedenfalls hat ja alles geklappt, ich bin puenktlich in Cuzco angekommen, hab meinen riesigen ruckesack vom Hostal abgeholt, wo wir fuer die paar Tage unser Sachen verstaut haben ...

A Parade for Breakfast, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

A Parade for Breakfast

A travel blog entry by waynekreger

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... we were high in the Andes (and I had a terrible headache, going on two days now, from the altitude I imagine). So far Cuzco is the nicest place I´ve been. The people are much friendlier, and standing in the central plaza you can see the surrounding ...

Altitude here we come, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Altitude here we come

A travel blog entry by dstean

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Arrived in Cuzco as did my bag - albeit with its first injury, one of the straps had been ripped off - but at least now it looks like a real travellers bag. And it's COLD here.  Which is quite a shock to the system after the last month of ...

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