Travel Blogs from Pisac, Peru

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El Ao Nuevo, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

El Ao Nuevo

A travel blog entry by gulimero

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... das ganze geht zu fuss, denn bekanntlich gilt ja "no pain, no gain"!   was ist passiert im guten alten peru? nichts besonderes hab mir ein mopped fuer ein tag gemietet und es waere fast ein rechtsstreit mit dem vermieter ausgebrochen! ;-) ...

About the Peruvian food, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

About the Peruvian food

A travel blog entry by karlik

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cebiches, chicharron y chicha de juro in Lima tocto kankacho escabeche Lucuma Alpaca Cuy y canoza con zorritos Hamburguesas Tacu-Tacu warm beer Pisco ...

A Day out in The Sacred Valley, Pisac, Peru travel blog

A Day out in The Sacred Valley

A travel blog entry by candcthai

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... all professionals and 2 grandchildren. We stopped along the way and visited a small local village market and then continued on to Pisac itself. The drive, as most seem to be in the Andes was along roads winding through the valleys and the ever ...

The Sacred Valley, Pisac, Peru travel blog

The Sacred Valley

A travel blog entry by mrsdp

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... by minibus. It was small and only about 20 of us which was a nice little tour group.   Our first stop was to Pisac Market. This was a large square crammed with market stalls selling every kind of souvenir, item of clothing, genre of music, snacks, ...

Machu Picchu, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by lankylizards

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Machu Picchu was amazing. Yes, there were way too many tourists, blabbing guides, and we DID take the train. But still. The ruins were fabulous. I still cannot believe that this ancient civilization had the crazy idea of building Machu Picchu where it ...

Experiencing the Sacred Valleys of the Incas, Pisac, Urumba and Ollantaytambo,, Peru travel blog

Experiencing the Sacred Valleys of the Incas

A travel blog entry by carincronje

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... definitely had the most fun. He also made sure to stop at places where we could take some pictures Alpacas and llamas. Arriving in Pisac, an hour later, we started off by visiting the Sunday market. The fruit and veg in this country is massive! No other ...

Last full hiking day ,just 6km from the Lost City!, Winay Wayna, Peru travel blog

Last full hiking day ,just 6km from the Lost City!

A travel blog entry by nikandads2008

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Day 3 - Our last full hiking day to Winay Wayna, just 6km from the lost city!   Another 5.45am start with lemon tea in the tent to wake us followed by pancakes and our infamous staple diet from previous countries, PORRIDGE! Seeing as we had ...

Pisac Pisac Pisac!, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Pisac Pisac Pisac!

A travel blog entry by abroadwith3boys

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... a bit and then had lunch at the "Blue Llama" cafe.   After lunch we located a taxi stop and took a taxi to the Pisac ruins, 1/2 hour drive up switchbacks to the top of a mountain.  We bought a tourist ticket that allowed us into the Pisac ruins ...

Salkantay trek to MACHU PICCHU, Machupicchu, Peru travel blog

Salkantay trek to MACHU PICCHU

A travel blog entry by wandergal

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IT - il trekking che ho contrattato con un'agenzia di plaza de armas qua a cusco un camino inka alternativo (quello originale prenotato sempre con molto anticipo e in questi mesi si sono avuti molti problemi con parte del percorso a causa di varie ...

Sad to leave Arequipa but Machu Picchu beckons, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Sad to leave Arequipa but Machu Picchu beckons

A travel blog entry by garygapyear

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This week I had my final three days teaching the children at Chachani Village near Arequipa from the Monday to the Wednesday ... I cant believe a month in Arequipa has gone by so quickly and it was rather sad to be leaving both the kids and the ...

This deserves an entry all of its own!, Incan city of Macchu Picchu, Peru travel blog

This deserves an entry all of its own!

A travel blog entry by kyliestravels

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Oh my God. There are times when you travel that sometimes you think that you are not appreciating some monument or fantastic site as much as what you think you probably should. These feelings come about when one has been travelling and seeing things ...

Erster 'Ausflug' ins Heilige Tal, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Erster 'Ausflug' ins Heilige Tal

A travel blog entry by sandra2012

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... 30 km noerdlich von Cusco. Zusammen mit Natalia, einer Australierin mit uruguayanischen Eltern. Eine lustige und sehr angenehme Reisepartnerin. Pisac ist bekannt fuer seinen Markt ('Handarbeiten'/Artesania) und seine Ruinen. Und die Ruinen haben wir uns ...

Cuzco and the Valley of the Tourists, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Cuzco and the Valley of the Tourists

A travel blog entry by garygapyear

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... for the following day , grabbed some food and had an early night at the hostel. The Sacred Valley tour visits three key places - Pisac (market and Inca ruins) , Ollantaytambo (Inca ruins) and Chinchero (church) ... and to visit these you have to buy the ...

The Sacred Valley, Pisac, Peru travel blog

The Sacred Valley

A travel blog entry by v-atravels0910

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... above the dance floor. Other animals we encountered were lamas and parrots which was great fun. We carried on further to Pisac village situated by the Urubamba river valley (Sacred Valley). The mountain scenery was beautiful - Andean peaks surrounded us ...

The Salkantay route, Cusco - Salkantay - Machu Picchu - Cusco, Peru travel blog

The Salkantay route

A travel blog entry by karlik

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If you didn't plan your journey more than 3-4 months in advance (like me) you can't do the "original" Inka trail track, as I already explained. After all, there are four other options left for you as an individual: - go to Machu Picchu only - do the ...

Cuzco, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Cuzco

A travel blog entry by cath_rich_rtw06

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After a well deserved rest day following the Inca Trail, we spend the next two days picking off the remaining Inca sites in the Cuzco and Sacred Valley area. They are all impressive in their own way especially the Inca "Eden Project" at Moray. So now ...

Hiking at altitude, Lares, Peru travel blog

Hiking at altitude

A travel blog entry by kristinb

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... the mountain villages, he has done some pretty successful electioneering up there and made all sorts of promises no doubt. Scary stuff, will change Peru alot if he gets in. A presidential candidate needs over 50% of the vote in Peru, and since no one got ...

Rafting The Urubamba River, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Rafting The Urubamba River

A travel blog entry by tomer

... a few times just for the fun of it. Guy and Ran Brosh fell out of the boat once. We also went to the market in Pisac where I bought a shirt and some trinkets, after that we visited some Inca ruins, as we didn't have a guide I don't really know anything ...

Terrasses de Pisac, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Terrasses de Pisac

A travel blog entry by garion

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... sur Cuzco, et on a rejoint l'htel vers 17h. L, on a tran, se reposant de cette dure descente des terrasses de Pisac. On a chang nos photos, j'ai avanc mon carnet de bord, et j'ai fini par aller dans un cyber pour mettre mon blog jour (12 ...

Spying in the Sacred Valley., Pisac, Peru travel blog

Spying in the Sacred Valley.

A travel blog entry by robandjoan

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... morning (but not before watching the Man Utd Chelsea game and having another english breakfast).  The bus to Pisac was a little crowded but arrived safely with numb bums and dead legs accompanying.  Found a decent enough hostel I ...

Magnificent Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Magnificent Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by garygapyear

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... arriving at the site from Aguas Calientes and the train station ... Machu Picchu is the most visited tourist attraction in Peru. Right outside the entrance to Machu Picchu there is an expensive hotel , which from the outside is fairly ordinary looking , ...

Hotel La Casona Quince Mil, Quispicanchi, Peru travel blog

Hotel La Casona Quince Mil

A travel blog entry by schmiggi

Nachdem wir den Weg zum Hafen in den letzten Tagen bestimmt schon über 10 mal gelaufen waren, haben wir ihn heute Morgen zum letzten Mal angetreten. Die Zeit im Amazonasbecken war nun leider schon vorbei. Nachdem wir auf demselben Weg wieder ...

Cusco, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Cusco

A travel blog entry by lisajoa

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We arrived into cusco about half nine in the morning we 'arranged' a taxi to take us to the hotel. The hotel had an early check in policy which was great so we tried to have a little sleep to catch up a bit. We walked around cusco grabbed some water and ...

Cuzco, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Cuzco

A travel blog entry by cath_rich_rtw06

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From Puno its another 10hr bus journey to Cuzco, home of the Incas. We take a tourist bus which stops at places of interest on the way. In fact it stops for 10 minutes at anything of interest and an hour at any craft market thats of no interest. ...

A day full of smiles!  Potato Park and Pisac, Pisac, Peru travel blog

A day full of smiles! Potato Park and Pisac

A travel blog entry by journeyer

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... we said goodbye to David Ramos, our guide.  He was excellent and would highly recommend him. His e-mail is davidm14499@hotmail.com http://www.margieswebgallery.com/galleries/peru/Potatopark/ ...

Pisac - Inca Stop #2, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Pisac - Inca Stop #2

A travel blog entry by obrienml2004

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... Canada.    In dry season, it’s ankle depth, we’re told.    The centrepiece of Pisac is a series of Incan ruins across the hills at the entrance to the Valley.   The purposes covered military, spiritual ...

Chilling out in Cuzco, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Chilling out in Cuzco

A travel blog entry by karlik

... allows only 500 people a day. I thought maybe somebody could cancell the trip, so there could be any vacancies - we are in Peru, everything could be possible (if you had the golden key and paid some bribe)... Well, it's really impossible. The state has ...

An Unpublished Chapter, Pisac, Peru travel blog

An Unpublished Chapter

A travel blog entry by looptiloop

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... this chapter with you to maybe enlighten you on some interesting aspects of what I have encountered here; My time in volunteering in Pisac sadly draws to an ambivialent end. I divide my experience here into two catogories to help me reflect on how I feel ...

Going Turistico in Cuzco, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Going Turistico in Cuzco

A travel blog entry by madhawk

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... and the 12-sided stone. We did a day trip around the Sacred Valley and saw lots of Inca ruins in the nearby towns of Pisac, Ollantaytambo and Chincero.  After a few days of sightseeing, and too much food, beer and rugby-watching at what claimed to be ...

A Day On The Farm, Pisac, Peru travel blog

A Day On The Farm

A travel blog entry by looptiloop

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... . Eddie bows his hat as the crowd errupts in applause and the horse drops his head in fatigue. Not to be out done, Pisac host a secluded and sophisticated private fiesta that evening called "Casa Danza". Greeted at the gate by a chilly glass of authentic ...

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