Travel Blogs from Pisac, Peru

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our trip into The Sacred Valley, Pisac, Peru travel blog

our trip into The Sacred Valley

A travel blog entry by emmabrakes

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Pisac Shmisac, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Pisac Shmisac

A travel blog entry by yasminboers

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Sunday is market day in Pisac, the alpaca capital of Pisac and the surrounding valley. It is 1 hour drive from Cusco. I spent the day bargaining for things that I didn´t want and ending up buying because they were so cheap. e.g. I got an alpaca jumper ...

Pisac, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Pisac

A travel blog entry by dzasta

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... breath you could inagine. The scenery was unbelievable. It was overcast so no pics but it was amazing driving up through the mountains. Pisac is set in the most amazing location and I find it hard not to just keep taking photo´s. Sunday is market day ...

Pisac ruins, market, Cusco afternoon, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Pisac ruins, market, Cusco afternoon

A travel blog entry by lovintheworld17

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... after Machu Picchu and Pisac (with a touch of Ollantaytambo) we were totally ruined out so we didn't stop. I'd highly recommend doing a Pisac visit for the morning, because we arrived back in Cusco at about 3pm and still felt like we had a full afternoon ...

Cuzco, The Inca Trail - Simply Amazing, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Cuzco, The Inca Trail - Simply Amazing

A travel blog entry by catters

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Well all the pictures you see, all the spots on travel shows just cant do it justice, Machu Pichu is simple ...

Slice of Pisac, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Slice of Pisac

A travel blog entry by kerizug

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... has its own ancient history, but some of the most impressive ruins can be found on the road from Cusco to Pisac including Puca pucará, Tambomachay and Saqsaywamán   (pronunciation delightfully close to “sexy woman”) actually means ...

Nejvyhlasenejsi karneval v Sacred Valley, Coya, Peru travel blog

Nejvyhlasenejsi karneval v Sacred Valley

A travel blog entry by zuzkaapetr

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... nebo proste zena velkeho vyznamu pro Inky (nekdy take manzelka Inky). Ve vesnici tohoto jmena se narodila jedna z nejvyznamejsich spisovatelek Peru Clorinda Matto de Turner, byla to velka bojovnice za zeny v Peru, ma pekny hrob v Cuscu. Do teto vesnice ...

Of coca, long walks and scorpions, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Of coca, long walks and scorpions

A travel blog entry by kerizug

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... and poke you.  So a nice bus full of Polish tourists took me down the 10km paved road back to the center of Pisac. I love Polish people. The last aspect of this chapter of Peru…the scorpions, have topped the phobia list now, above spiders and ...

Cuzco, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Cuzco

A travel blog entry by chazlegrand

Back dated Entry: Arrived in Cuzco (27th) with a brief stop over in Copacabana with Jeff. Stayed at a hotel at the top of the hill. A mouse running across the floor of the first room in the hotel we were in sent Jeff jumping on to his bed in terror. ...

First morning in Pisac, Pisac, Peru travel blog

First morning in Pisac

A travel blog entry by pjspatz

Beautiful sunny morning In Pisac my morning is just lovely! Woke to the sound of carts on the cobblestone as the venders came into the square to set up the market place. I got a personal astronomy lesson from Roman over a cup of Coca mate and learned even ...

Day 2 ends not so good, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Day 2 ends not so good

A travel blog entry by pjspatz

... gone down the ancient stone slide at "sexy woman" cause I am now sporting a cast on my right leg....yup you read that right...CAST.... Peru&ruins&hiking does not = cast am SO upset. I had all these visions in my head how this would all go and ...

Cast be damned!, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Cast be damned!

A travel blog entry by pjspatz

... best I could to see what I could. This morning we contacted Don Abalino and had him arrange a car for me up to and back from the Pisac ruins. Even in my limited ability it was amazing! I can only imagine had I been able to do the entire walk! The drive up ...

Pisac, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Pisac

A travel blog entry by tiureti

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... to have been at Machu Picchu so recently and to be able to see the similarities between the sites. We took a public bus to Pisac, which was a pretty interesting experience.  It's a slightly slower trip than taking a car, and there are lots of ...

Pisac and Ruins around Cusco, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Pisac and Ruins around Cusco

A travel blog entry by kasia.alan

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Hello all, this is pictures and movies from Ruins around Cusco and Ruins in Pisac, a city about an hour from Cusco. Unfortunately we dont have the time to write more now, but well be sure to write more next week. Speak soon, Kasia and ...

Cuzco + Machu Pichu, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Cuzco + Machu Pichu

A travel blog entry by mexico

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Despues de 18 hores de bus desde Ica (prop de Pisco) vam arribar a Cuzco. El viatge es va allargar 3 hores mes de lo que tocava ja que a les 12 de la nit mos vam trobar al mig d'un poble a una vall a on per lo vist uns professors estaven queixant-se per ...

Shop till you drop, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Shop till you drop

A travel blog entry by awanderluster18

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Pisac is a small town an hour or so outside of Cusco, Peru. It is known for it's market where locals come to sell their goods and trade with one another and tourists flock there to buy random shit. Stall after stall offering goods such as shirts, knives, ...

Peaks to Desert Day 4 - Sacred Valley, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Peaks to Desert Day 4 - Sacred Valley

A travel blog entry by a.baker.abroad

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... views of the surrounding mountains. After this we headed back to Pisac to have our previously ordered lunch and check out the Pisac markets where I bought yet another painting and a beanie. We then headed to Ollantaytambo to climb the 350 steps to the ...

Getting strong for Asusangate Mountain Trek, Pisaq, Peru travel blog

Getting strong for Asusangate Mountain Trek

A travel blog entry by starseed

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We have been in Pisaq for the past 5 days resting and shopping. I had a fever, chills, and traveler's diarrhea  when we were in Lake Titikaka. We stayed on an island with a family that you eat meals with and takes care of you while you are on the ...

Into the Sacred Valley, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Into the Sacred Valley

A travel blog entry by liamail

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Took a bus ride across the altiplano, the high plains separating the Andes from the jungle. Unfortunately, after staying the night with a local family in Lake Titicatta, it became clear that hygene had not been their thing as I revisit the ...

Pisac, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Pisac

A travel blog entry by jonahwy

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Today we hired a taxi to drive us to the town of Pisac for the big Sunday market.  It was a taiste of real Peruvian Andes culture.  There were almost no other tourists to be found.  It also happened to be carnival and there were some wild ...

Pisac, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Pisac

A travel blog entry by susyq

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... ... I´ve added a bit more to my badly organised tan, my hands and face actually look quite dark! Well, the ruins of Pisac... we didn´t take a guide, but we looked at everything! I mean everything... we were walking for five hours! Most people do it ...

La vallée Sacrée des Incas, Pisac, Peru travel blog

La vallée Sacrée des Incas

A travel blog entry by re-tourdumonde

Le 25 juin 2009 Nous voici donc partis pour la Vallée sacrée des Incas. Nous commençons par la visite du marché de Pisac très touristique mais agréable à visiter car il n'y a pas beaucoup de monde. On enchaine ensuite par le site de Pisac où ...

Market day!, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Market day!

A travel blog entry by triphippo

... dress.  The bus went up the mountain and back down a few times, again with the hairpin turns.  The market in Pisac was wonderful.  They are selling things more for locals near the front-fruits and veggies, dyes for yarn, corn on the cob, ...

The Sacred Valley of Pisac, Pisac, Peru travel blog

The Sacred Valley of Pisac

A travel blog entry by jetsettermike

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... to bargain for their colorful handicrafts. We then drove up into the hills to the ancient solar observatory and administration of Pisac, the Sanctuary of the Sun. We hiked the trail along high terraces that look across spectacular panoramic vistas of ...

Valle Sagrado, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Valle Sagrado

A travel blog entry by cano3122004

Valle Sagrado de los ...

Sacred Valley, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Sacred Valley

A travel blog entry by chrisab14

... After we shopped we explored the town a little, and I had my first Inka Kola- I though it tasted like bubble gum.  After we left Pisac we went to a resort called Sol Y Luna for lunch.  This was a very, very nice place (at $600 a night, you would ...

Loco for Llamas, Pisac & Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Loco for Llamas

A travel blog entry by magnoliakitties

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... the ride we saw some great landscapes but also saw some of the devastation caused by the floods in February.     Pisac Market was very interesting, everyone had their own stalls and most of the folks were selling similar items.  The key ...

Pisac, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Pisac

A travel blog entry by jmsmmartin

... bikes were loaded back on top of the bus and we spent a little time in the market there. Sandy made a couple purchases. From Pisac we started our training hike to the temple [insert name of temple here]. It was almost entirely uphill - very steep and ...

Around the

Around the "navel" of the Inca empire

A travel blog entry by kingag

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... Pachacute who conquered the region and built the town and a ceremonial center. At the time of the Spanish conquest of Peru it served as a stronghold for Manco Inca Yapanqui, leader of the Inca resistance. My favorite ruins to this day (maybe it ...

Pisac and trek prep, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Pisac and trek prep

A travel blog entry by superg

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... try to disregard the stench of urine, cough up our 2.20 soles and get on board for our one hour ride to Pisac.  Assigned seats!  Such class.  It's a great ride with the locals featuring many spectacular views and gorgeous ...

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