Travel Blogs from Machu Picchu, Peru

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The Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

The Lost City of the Incas

A travel blog entry by garrykctravels

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... the way down we stopped again at a nice view point and got our beers out and I enjoyed a birthday beer with Kirsty overlooking Machu Picchu. We took another cheeky sign photo before carrying on back down. Kirsty had decided to count the steps on the way ...

Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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Today  I  went to Machu Picchu.  What else can I say?  One of the new Seven Wonders of the World.  It was a moment I have been waiting for for a long time. The site was amazing and although I was in awe I felt ...

We complete our quest, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

We complete our quest

A travel blog entry by missemilygray

... , a tough climb up steep rugged stone steps and a couple of wooden ladders. It was all worth it though - the views of Machu Picchu were incredible (I hadn't expected this, having just seen WP as a climbing challenge) and we all felt on top of the world ...

Die Inkas sind wahnsinnig!, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Die Inkas sind wahnsinnig!

A travel blog entry by senderjung

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Nun war es also soweit. Der Aufstieg nach Machu Picchu stand bevor. Teil 1 war ein eineinhalb stündiger Fußmarsch inkl. 400 Höhenmeter von Agua Calientes (dem Dorf unterhalb Machu Picchus) bis zum Eingang der Städte. Wir hätten auch den Bus für 8 ...

Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by compassexp

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... up to the ruins, we were also lucky enough to take the hike further up to Wayna Picchu. The view from here was absolutely unforgettable, Machu Picchu will stay in my memory forever. In the afternoon we got the train back to meet the bikes and ride back to ...

Inka Trail, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Inka Trail

A travel blog entry by conor_m

... the control to open. When it did and we got through it was a bit of a joke. It was almost like a race to Machu Picchu. People would block you from passing them even if they were walking slow, some people were getting hit with walking sticks while making ...

Con un año mas!, Desde Arequipa al Cañon con un año mas!, Peru travel blog

Con un año mas!

A travel blog entry by ladypau

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... hasta el Valle del Colca, uno de los cañones mas profundos del mundo (el segundo, aunque el mas profundo tambiene sta en peru). Alli nos hospedamos en una posada con vista al valle y nos la pasabamos yendo y viniendo de Chivay, el pueblito principal. ...

erster!, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

erster!

A travel blog entry by joe_und_basti

... wir aufzusteigen, trotz fehlender sonne wird es uns fuenf bald recht warm, aber wir hoffen, dass wir den sonnenaufgang auf machu pichu miterleben koennen. wir kommen tatsaechlich als allererste oben an, naja, nicht ganz, zehn sekunden vor uns erreicht ...

Treking the Inca Trails, Santa Teresa, Peru travel blog

Treking the Inca Trails

A travel blog entry by celeea

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We had an early start on our second day of the Inca Jungle trek. The day started with banana and chocolate pancakes at 6:30am followed by a 16K trek. The first hour was a pleasant walk along the river then we began to climb up the mountain. This was ...

Lost City of the Incas - Machu Piccu, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Lost City of the Incas - Machu Piccu

A travel blog entry by andrew_leesia

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The Machu Pichu Treck, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

The Machu Pichu Treck

A travel blog entry by baileys

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 Oh my god the hardest 4 days of our lives!!!! What a fantastic time in the Andes we pushed ourselves to the limit. · People went back down after the first night a combination of altitude sickness and just not physically capable of getting up ...

Sacred Valley, Inca Trail and Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Sacred Valley, Inca Trail and Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by tphilip75

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... the beer was calling! The food was amazing as always, and we said goodbye to our porters after dinner. They sang us a song about machu picchu and kissed all the girls goodbye. We were starting early on the last day so that we would be the first to the ...

Incredible Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Incredible Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by moons_shell

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... go further towards the jungle to hide from the Spaniards. Some believe that the farming terraces are actually structures to help Machu Picchu withstand earthquakes. There really is some amazing history.  You look at the rocks and how big they ...

Wow, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Wow

A travel blog entry by liber8

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On Saturday we has our first day off away from work where you could say we did the Tourist bit. Machu Picchu is one of the wonders of the world and built more than 3500 Meters (10,000ft) above sea level. There was two bus journeys and a train for about ...

Machu Picchu and more., Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu and more.

A travel blog entry by bugsandmiggs

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... a day to give thanks for the priveleged lives we, especially in the western world live.      There's an interesting history to Machu Picchu but depending on which guide you overheard the history is somewhat different.  Not a lot was left behind by ...

The Amazing Machu Picchu, Aguas Calientas, Peru travel blog

The Amazing Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by vblowry2000

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... the day.  The others were all leaving that evening and heading back to Cuzco.  We had already booked into a hostel in Machu Picchu town that evening although wondered whether that was the right thing to do as no-one else was doing it!  At ...

Inca Trail, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Inca Trail

A travel blog entry by fionamary

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... and had lunch then relaxed. Some slept and the rest of us played cards. In the evening we all played lots of games including a Machu Picchu themed drinking game. I kept on losing which meant I had to take a shot, after 2 shots Stuart kindly took the rest ...

Machu Pichu, Agua Calientes, Peru travel blog

Machu Pichu

A travel blog entry by erics

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... we hopped on a local bus for a 5 hour ride to the tiny town of Santa Maria, first stop on The Cheapskate's Trail to Machu Pichu. 8 hours later we arrived in Quillabamba, a bruise on the landscape of Peru more than an hour from Santa Maria. The bus ...

Machu freaking Picchu, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Machu freaking Picchu

A travel blog entry by bocalee

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... running. I loved the whole thing, and the weather and timing were perfect.  not everybody should cross the globe to see Machu Picchu, but if it's something yo`'ve always wanted to see, you won't be disappointed.  Cuzco is a very nice ...

MACHU PICCHU - has sunburned my neck!, Machupicchu, Peru travel blog

MACHU PICCHU - has sunburned my neck!

A travel blog entry by jlcalgary

... are signs showing where to go so very hard to get lost.  There was already a nice line to the entrance. The views of Machu Picchu and the surrounding valleys was AWESOME! I got the ticket and low and behold....I got number......66 LOL!!!! At 7:15 AM, ...

La Propuesta, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

La Propuesta

A travel blog entry by celeea

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We managed to drag ourselves out of bed at 4:45am, had breakfast at 5am then made our way across to the queue for the buses up to Machupicchu (which was massive!!) We got on a bus at 5:45am which took about 20 minutes to get up the mountain. We got our ...

Jungle trail, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Jungle trail

A travel blog entry by fsorbie

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... pisco sours during the meal. I had trucha al ajo (trout with garlic sauce), very tasty. We all got our tickets for machu picchu and the train tickets, some had the wronge dates, some didnt have a mountain included, .. Apparently the date doesnt matter, ...

Machu Picchu et autres, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu et autres

A travel blog entry by mercakriko

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... qui nous a amené jusqu'à Machu Picchu City, qui est en fait une ville où restent tous les touristes qui vont visiter Machu Picchu.  Évidemment, tout est donc plus cher.  L'hôtel était bien comfortable et faisait face au centre de la ...

Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by traceywilson

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... , I had to get up early again to board the train for 1 ½ hours to Aguas Calientes, then a bus tide up to Machu Picchu and enjoy a tour of the spectacular Inca ruins. Unfortunately I got sick from (I think mayonaise, never liked the stuff anyway, so spent ...

Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley Inca ruins, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley Inca ruins

A travel blog entry by missiaaron

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... ; Macchu Picchu was rediscovered in 1911 by American explorer Hiram Bingham, making our arrival the 100 year anniversary of Machhu Picchu's scientific discovery. Once again we were surprised and excited by our timing!  We signed for a tour that took ...

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Peru, Machu Picchu: ("The Lost City of the Incas")

A travel blog entry by ninaholidays

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Wed 10.9.08: Peru, Machu Picchu: ("The Lost City of the Incas" or "Old Peak") PERSONAL: After the Lares Trek ended, we were onboard the train heading to Machu Picchu Pueblo (formerly as Aguas Calientes) - a small town at the bottom of the valley ...

Trek to Machu Picchu: Day 3, Pacasmayo, Peru travel blog

Trek to Machu Picchu: Day 3

A travel blog entry by ruizespieces

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... ; the last campsite was at Wiñaywayna, and there´s a little restaurant type area where all the groups ate.  there was going to be a party that night, but with a 4am wakeup call, ismael and i opted to call it a night.  tomorrow---Machu ...

Salkantay Trek--Day 2, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Salkantay Trek--Day 2

A travel blog entry by jwolstei

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... pigs were in a stable next to our tents. We had tea time with the group, where our guide told us about the colonial history of Peru. An hour or so later dinner was served. After eating the cook brought us cider and a bottle of rum to help us sleep ...

The lost city of the Incas, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

The lost city of the Incas

A travel blog entry by fettino

Hidden on a mountain ridge above the Urubamba Valley, Machu Picchu ("Old Peak") is the symbols of the Inca ...

Machu Picchu and trek, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu and trek

A travel blog entry by willsez

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... know this trip was fairly last minute.  So when we went to the travel agent in May and asked to book onto the Inca Trail of Machu Picchu for July/August she laughed at us.  Consequently we had to go on one of the other trails -  which was a ...

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