Travel Blogs from Pisac, Peru

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Ruins at Pisac, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Ruins at Pisac

A travel blog entry by yetisherpa

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One of the major sites outside of Cusco. I'll upload a few more later. The Internet is painfully slow if working at all. We want to get everything caught up, as we spent 7 hours at Machu Picchu yesterday and it was incredible. Promise to upload as time ...

Machu Picchu - being a tourist, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu - being a tourist

A travel blog entry by benp

... (all the big ones taken by now) and people started taking photos of me... a beautiful circle of events... Karma I suppose! MachuPicchu was naturally awe-inspiring and mountains in Cordillera Blanca are amazing, so Peru definitely has its high ...

Pisac - forced to rest up., Pisac, Peru travel blog

Pisac - forced to rest up.

A travel blog entry by griffs-on-tour

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... area these are the best of the best Incan terraces made with the same precision stonework as their forts. We descended into Pisac which is a sleepy town full of hippies and a pretty much permanent craft market which has completely taken over its plaza. ...

I survived Machu Picchu, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

I survived Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by notathome

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... back to 2400m at Machu Pichu. What a fantastic trip !!!! Returned to Cuzco to find the Becky and Nicky from the wirral I had met earlier in my trip at the bar. So I had a few well deserved beers... Leaving Peru in a couple of days to head to ...

La vallée sacrée, Pisac, Peru travel blog

La vallée sacrée

A travel blog entry by blogtrotters

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Mercredi matin, départ pour les ruines de Pisac à environ 30 km de Cusco. Marre des tours opérators, nous décidons de partir seuls en "collectivo" (bus local) pour une excursion de 2 jours. Montée en taxi jusqu'au sommet de la montagne puis rando de ...

Les ruines Incas de Pisac et son mercado artesania, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Les ruines Incas de Pisac et son mercado artesania

A travel blog entry by oli-stel

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Malheureusement durant le dernier trajet Oli à perdu ces lunettes et quelqu'un les a prise.... RHRRRR !!! Bref aujourd'hui il y a le marché de Pisaq, le plus grand marché de la région mais aussi le plus touristique. Après une courte balade dans les ...

The days in between, Pisac, Peru travel blog

The days in between

A travel blog entry by gretchenwolf

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... Pisaq, located at the starting point to the Sacred Valley. Known for its incredible market (some say its the best in all of Peru), empanadas, an amazing Incan citadel a steep hike from town, and for being a stopover for new-agers looking for a gateway to ...

Amaru Homestay, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Amaru Homestay

A travel blog entry by sarahs_voyage

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... village and some more loitering I eventually went to bed straight after dinner around 8pm!  The following day I wasn't able to walk to Pisac the main town and was again told my only option was a taxi.  On the way out of the village I again saw ...

Apparently we are bad tourists + the Sacred Valley, Sacred Valley, Peru travel blog

Apparently we are bad tourists + the Sacred Valley

A travel blog entry by chuckonearth

... keep all of Russia warm.  On the tour we go to a few ruins.  We went to the ruins in Pisac and Ollaytantaytambo.  Both ruins were quite cool.  The Incas never finished building the structures in Ollaytantaytambo because the Spanish ...

Cuzco - Písac, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Cuzco - Písac

A travel blog entry by esthetigirls

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... , un thé et nous voilà en direction de la rue Puputi pour prendre un mini-van pour aller voir les ruines de Pisac et sa vallée sacrée. 45minutes plus tard nous sommes au village, traversons un joli petit marché ou ils vendent écharpes, gants et ...

Manu Cloud Forest, Day 3 Biking, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Manu Cloud Forest, Day 3 Biking

A travel blog entry by k2ted

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... bikes were loaded back onto the van and again another journey uphill again. We then rode the final trench of downhill towards Pisac, a mix of fairly good (by Peruvian standards) dirt road and proper road. A puncture early on dropping me behind the group ...

PERU:PISAC:overwhelming ruins and local fiestas, Pisac, Peru travel blog

PERU:PISAC:overwhelming ruins and local fiestas

A travel blog entry by kariandlukeyb

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pisac is a small village about an hours bus away from cusco, and immediately as soon as we had landed, we felt back in the peru we knew.  the main square had a huge market, which i have read, thousands flock to from cusco in the summer.  it had ...

Manu Cloud Forest, Day 2, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Manu Cloud Forest, Day 2

A travel blog entry by k2ted

Today was a properly chilled relaxing day. All of us woke up relatively late or at least lay in bed late once woken. We all agreed it was the best night sleep we had had on the holiday. The day started slowly and took us until after 10am to do anything ...

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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Day 5 ~ March 15th, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Day 5 ~ March 15th

A travel blog entry by tsd-peru

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... by walking through hundreds of steep stairs.  Ollantaytambo is where the Incas retreated to after Spain took control of Pisac.  Ollantaytambo once fended off the Spain but lost at the second attack.  Ollantaytambo is right on the top of ...

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

This is a top pick!
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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 ...

Quincemil, Quispicanchi, Peru travel blog

Quincemil

A travel blog entry by lisakresky

This is a top pick!
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... mountains. We arrived in Quincemil just before darkness fell. The town seemed like a frontier town that lead further into Peru. Our lodging for the night ended up being extremely nice and was unexpected after driving through the village. My roommate ...

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 ...

Manu, Paucartambo, Peru travel blog

Manu

A travel blog entry by vandersluis

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... staarten en hangende nesten en staan minstens een half uur stil bij een groep Cock of the rock mannetjes, de nationale vogel van Peru. Deze vogels ter grote van een ekster zijn zwart van onderen, maar hun bovenzijde is oranje. Aan het einde van de dag ...

Pisac, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Pisac

A travel blog entry by ccchrissie

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... ride with some Peruanos – need to save my energy for the ruins, which are steep, and the walk back down to Pisac. The site and situation were lovely and the views amazing – I really enjoyed wandering around the various sites and the ...

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 ...

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