Travel Blogs from Cuzco, Peru

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Machu Pichu, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Machu Pichu

A travel blog entry by kitty

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The last four days have been some of the most challenging and exciting days of my life. Our group, about 30 of us, spent four days hiking along the Inca trail to Machu Picchu. We spent the first day exploring the sacred valley of the Incas, visited chic ...

Cuzco et Vallée sacrée des Incas, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Cuzco et Vallée sacrée des Incas

A travel blog entry by apsara22

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Nous voici au "nombril du monde", le centre de l´empire des Incas, c´est-à-dire à Cuzco, à trois mille cinq cents mètres d´altitude, en train de rattraper notre souffle et à empêcher le coeur de battre trop fort en montant les ruelles et les ...

Macchu Pichu, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Macchu Pichu

A travel blog entry by juner

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Just got back from our trip to Macchu Pichu. No matter how many photos you have seen of this wonder, no matter if you have seen tv documentaries - nothing, NOTHING prepares you for the sight of this place. It is absolutely astonishing. I cannot say ...

Cuzco and Machu Pichu, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Cuzco and Machu Pichu

A travel blog entry by abbien

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... feel how magical it must have been. I am just rambling on now so you can just look at the photos! We are back in Cuzco now, gearing up for a big weekend everyone is pretty pumped after finishing the trek. We are heading to Puno on Monday and then to ...

Amanda and Indian food, how great, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Amanda and Indian food, how great

A travel blog entry by danielaccg

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... . the quick breakdown of our week: 143 hours of amanda, 50+ hours in busses or trains. but we successfully made it to cuzco, then ollantaytambo, then to aguas calientes, then (at 5am) to machu picchu in the sacred valley. and had a great time doing ...

Part I - A new home in Cuzco, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Part I - A new home in Cuzco

A travel blog entry by aporter

... so for the next 30 hours. Within an hour or two of having a lovely Mexican meal in a French restaurant in Peru (strangely typical in Cuzco), my body shut down. It was horrible. I spent that first night in our new home in deep, repeated conversation ...

Ruins, Ruins, Ruins., Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Ruins, Ruins, Ruins.

A travel blog entry by astralcars

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... chapel of south america. Not much to say, it was a glittsy, goddy church, but pretty fricken cool too! Next stop, Cuzco! So far, a really cool town. The sales people and restaurant workers are pretty pushy, but we've already learned how to ignore them ...

Cuzco and the Inca Trial, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Cuzco and the Inca Trial

A travel blog entry by greesq

... beat such a team so comprehensively - it is now ten in the morning and the party is still going on!!! So things are looking up in Peru after a very bad start, we now have about six days left, we are going to see the Nazca lines and then on to Lima, one ...

Cuzco, Peru, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Cuzco, Peru

A travel blog entry by wouterf

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... een heel indrukwekkende site, een combinatie van een fort en een tempel, hoog boven en met zicht op de Incahoofdstad Cuzco. De verschillende bouwstenen (sommigen tot 8 meter groot!!!)zijn hier weer zo naadloos in elkaar gepast, volgens een systeem ...

Cusco, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Cusco

A travel blog entry by tjarlie

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Vandaag zijn we Cusco zelf ingegaan. We zijn begonnen bij de San Franciscokerk die achter ons hotel lag. Deze was alleen dicht, dus waren we daar snel klaar en zijn we doorgelopen naar de Iglesia de la Merced. Ook deze was dicht, dus hebben we tegenover ...

Finally Cuzco!, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Finally Cuzco!

A travel blog entry by jaimegirl

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... for me after the long day on the bus. Not soon after I arrived, I decided to buy a flight out for the following morning to Cuzco-and this is where I am now! I just arrived a couple of hours ago and it is a cool little town. The flight in was beautiful, ...

That disused building looks mighty comfy, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

That disused building looks mighty comfy

A travel blog entry by 50odd

12th december 2009 Hostal Suecia, Cuzco, Peru (60 Soles) Cool at 3440 metres above sea level one minute we're in Bolivia, the next we're back in Peru, talk about get about. We took a bus from la Paz to Juliaca and one of the first things I said when I ...

The icing on Peru´s cake., Cuzco, Peru travel blog

The icing on Peru´s cake.

A travel blog entry by teamkhan

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... rocks up big mountains without sustaining hernias is amazing!    The day after we headed to a few local Inca sites around Cuzco including one called Sacsayhuayman.  Now if you´re wondering how to promounce this, the woman at the tourist ...

Cuzco - feeling a bit oxygen deprived, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Cuzco - feeling a bit oxygen deprived

A travel blog entry by jhavranek

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... we hiked a few kilometres up hill to Sacsayuaman, the fortress above the city. Some pretty impressive stonework and great views of Cuzco. The highlight of an evening show was at first the beautiful host and ended with Melissa dancing on stage in front ...

Altitude 11,000 Feet, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Altitude 11,000 Feet

A travel blog entry by moinmotion

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... own unique blend that would surely make the Pope squirm. One example is a painting of the Last Supper in the Cathedral in Cuzco. There sits Jesus sharing a meal with the apostles, only instead of bread, they are enjoying a platter of potatoes and roast ...

Cusco, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Cusco

A travel blog entry by will.traveller

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... . Yum! "The storied capital of the Inca Empire and gateway to the imperial city of Machu Picchu, Cusco (also spelled Cuzco)is one of the undisputed highlights of South America. Stately and historic, with stone streets and building foundations laid by ...

Cuzco, Macchu Picchu and an iguana, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Cuzco, Macchu Picchu and an iguana

A travel blog entry by bernadine

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... escape.  After two bus rides and over 20 hours of journeying I finally arrived at my hostel, the Hostel Frankenstein in Cuzco.  I had booked this after noting it's quirky name and suffering from sleep deprivation.  When I got there I ...

Sikke noget oev!, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Sikke noget oev!

A travel blog entry by beritmette

... benplads, saedet kan laenes langt tilbage og der er en fod stoette der kan slaaes ud! (Ku vaere en perfekt skitursbus) Afsted mod Cuzco drog vi mens natten faldt paa. Naeste morgen tidligt kl 5 var vi fremme og min taske var vaek fra under mine foedder. ...

Inca Capital, Macchu Picchu and the Sacred Valley, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Inca Capital, Macchu Picchu and the Sacred Valley

A travel blog entry by rio2dubai

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... the bus strike, all hostels were full because Cuzco is the Party capital and everyone decided to stay there until it ended! While in Cuzco we visited the sacred Valley where there are lots of Inca ruins. There names (if we can remember, because we've ...

Easin´Down the Road, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Easin´Down the Road

A travel blog entry by natecropp

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... 't forget. That night we hung out in Pisco and had a nice time getting harassed by street vendors. We tried to get a bus to Cuzco the next day, but due the fact that the Peruvain election was in a few days, bus tickets were hard to come by as ...

cuzco and the mission to machu picchu, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

cuzco and the mission to machu picchu

A travel blog entry by salkelely

... santa maria...which does eventually turn up. however, when we get to santa maria there are no buses back to cuzco because the next day is peru's national holiday,.........!!! it's about 8pm and we're all tired and dirty and just want to get back to ...

Inca trail day 2  the ofrends to te Apus, Wayllabamba, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Inca trail day 2 the ofrends to te Apus

A travel blog entry by floribandini

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Leave the village  Wayllabamba, close to the canyon Kusichaka,  this day  rain, was a hard way, i had an impermeable of Mickey Mouse. The road turns complicated , we ascended at 3.500 m.altitude. My steps ...

Machu Picchu, The Inca Trail + Mark Twain's Ghost, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu, The Inca Trail + Mark Twain's Ghost

A travel blog entry by pscheuring

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... of course, the cash cow of them all, tours to Machu Picchu. It's recommended travelers take a few days to acclimatize to Cuzco's altitude. We do precisely this, checking into the Hostal Conquistador, a kitschy $25-a-night place with a 500-year-old ...

Let loose in the ancient city, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Let loose in the ancient city

A travel blog entry by the_chad

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... chillax....follwed by a night out at a couple of the local clubs to let loose and get in touch with the culture. The next morning, 4 of us were on our way to the local airport to fly out to Puerto Maldonado, otherwise known as the Amazon Basin in Peru. ...

Hanging out in Cuzco, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Hanging out in Cuzco

A travel blog entry by arnykim

... simply way too much to write about in detail, I'm just going to summarize in bullet format to catch up. June 6: - Arrived in Cuzco, met my friend Ed's friends Carol and Amy, both from San Jose - Corpus Christi (pre-)festivities in the Plaza de Armas ...

Recover and prepare for the INCA TRAIL, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Recover and prepare for the INCA TRAIL

A travel blog entry by the_chad

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Returning from the jungle to have a good nights sleep before heading out to conquer the Inka Trail to eventually arrive at Machu Picchu. Just a quiet night here, besides the fact that 5 of us spent the afternoon on ATV's (quad bikes) roaming around Cusco ...

Inca Trail, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Inca Trail

A travel blog entry by weaselsontour

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... we arrived at Kilometer 82 half an hour later for lunch where we were introduced to our guide George (from Peru) and fellow Inca Trail trekker Simon, from Surrey. At around 1pm we started walking and headed for the gateway to ...

inca city, Cuzco!, Peru travel blog

inca city

A travel blog entry by ryanmonk

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Chillin in Cuzco, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Chillin in Cuzco

A travel blog entry by timeofourlives

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... back in Cuzco wandering around the various sights which we hadn´t had chance to see before leaving to go on the Machu Picchu trek. Cuzco is a beautiful little town which is great to get lost in. At night we arranged to meet the rest of the tour group ...

Sacsayhuaman, Tambomachay, Puca Pucara en Q'enko, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Sacsayhuaman, Tambomachay, Puca Pucara en Q'enko

A travel blog entry by tjarlie

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Gisteren aangekomen in Cusco, wat op bijna 3400 meter hoogte ligt, waardoor er een aantal, maar vooral Mark, last hadden van hoogteziekte. Al verdenk ik Mark ervan dat hij gewoon een kater had van gisteravond, omdat hij met twee ouwe rotten op een kamer ...

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