Travel Blogs from Pisac, Peru

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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 ...

Parque Nacional Manu, Paucartambo, Peru travel blog

Parque Nacional Manu

A travel blog entry by cacilda

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Saindo de Puerto Maldonado a 200m de altitude, floresta amazônica coberta de fumaça, subimos em um só dia para Cusco. Paisagens estonteantes, almoçamos em Macapata, e não havia muito mais onde comer. Quince Mil e os outros lugares que aparecem no ...

Cusco and the Machu Picchu, Cusco and the Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Cusco and the Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by hub_isa

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Cusco and the Machu Picchu Our first impresión about Cusco was pretty heavy...we had a cab driver with his wife, the tout, who was trying to sell us everything Ander the sun that Cusco had to offer, and more....We had to run away to our bedroom ...

Markt und Kochprojekt in Huaran, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Markt und Kochprojekt in Huaran

A travel blog entry by ettiundgeorg

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Heute gings früh raus.Schon um 6; 00 nach ich die den Imperial Bus um zur Kris zu fahren- um mit ihr zum Markt zu gehen. Huancaro ein super Markt wo alle vom Land am Samstag kommen und ihre Dine verkaufen...da ich seit ich da bin noch nie dort war, ...

cuzco, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

cuzco

A travel blog entry by toonk

cuzco ...

against the grain, Pisac, Peru travel blog

against the grain

A travel blog entry by ecour0404

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... are so kind. I will be a happy person if i get the chance to return. I took a night bus across a very strict border into peru and arrived in cusco at 445 am. After a few hours of exploring cusco and getting myself situated in a hostel i somehow ended up ...

Sleepy Pisac, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Sleepy Pisac

A travel blog entry by chrisfox93

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... of huge nights out with the rest of the group I headed back up the sacred valley to the sleepy village of Pisac and its colorful artisanal market and the next morning visted its ruins which were fantastic. Perched high upon the cliftop I ...

Sunday Night in Pisac, Sacred Valley, Peru, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Sunday Night in Pisac, Sacred Valley, Peru

A travel blog entry by scottjmonty

... from fermented corn. It has been a sacred to the Incans for thousands of years. It is still sacred for most people of Peru.  There is children playing soccer in the street with drunken men stumbling into the game and never noticing what he ...

Valle sagrado de los Incas - Pisac, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Valle sagrado de los Incas - Pisac

A travel blog entry by otherguru

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... . Une petite heure de trajet, sur une jolie route montagneuse  qui serpente au milieu des forêts d’eucalyptus. Puis, arrivé à Pisac, je dois prendre un taxi pour monter jusqu’aux ruines situées à 10km au-dessus du village. On dit que ...

Inca Trail at Pisac, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Inca Trail at Pisac

A travel blog entry by wylucan

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... ! I have to admit that it finally did happen to us!  Yes, we got pick-pocketed on the small crowded bus from Cuzco to Pisac.  Feeling so smug that we had spent 3 days in Cuzco, the theft capital, without incident, we thought we had all bases ...

macchu pichu, Machu pichu, Peru travel blog

macchu pichu

A travel blog entry by bretburroughs

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I am here in Peru!!!, Pisac, Peru travel blog

I am here in Peru!!!

A travel blog entry by pjspatz

... that will not soon be forgotten!...OMG driving in Peru will have it's own entry..... Aspen and I spent the morning walking through Pisac and talking. The market is just fascinating for culture And people watching. We went back to the Inn and I met ...

Photographers, the Inca Trail and children...., Tipon, Peru travel blog

Photographers, the Inca Trail and children....

A travel blog entry by marianner

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... Then it's time for school. Oropesa is a sleepy town famous for its bread - apparently there are 30 odd bakeries! Picaflor is the Peru equivalent of Grace House in Cambodia, set up by Globalteer a couple of years ago. Annie is based there and is the ...

mas fiesta, Pisac, Peru travel blog

mas fiesta

A travel blog entry by s.figueroa

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Inesperado, sin saber hemos llegado y hay fiesta, nadie lo pudiera creer, pero así es, se celebra la Virgen del Carmen. El pueblo entero pendiente de tanto baile y fuego artificial. La comida típica solo la miramos: cuye asado...pienso en mi Caro con ...

The trip to Pisac, Pisac, Peru travel blog

The trip to Pisac

A travel blog entry by orangelucy

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... is a little town an hour away from Cusco.  Mike did not want to come because he had been partying.  When we got to Pisac, we went to the market there.  First thing we did was look at things made with Lama hair.  My mom bought me a ...

Pisac, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Pisac

A travel blog entry by emeline.d

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Arrivée à Cusco à 5h00, on prend un bus pour aller à la Plaza de Armas puis de là on cherche un bus pour aller à Pisac. Après un long moment de marchandage un taxi nous emmène à un autre endroit dans la ville ou un homme nous emmène à Pisac ...

The

The "Sacred Valley" or 15 Minutes of Pisac

A travel blog entry by drewvkamp

... being in English to being in Spanish with occasional English phrases.  Even worse, the first stop was NOT the market at Pisac, but instead a made-for-tourist roadside market in Corao.  30 minutes we waited there, with a sad-looking llama petting ...

Beautiful hike to the ruins up the mountain!, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Beautiful hike to the ruins up the mountain!

A travel blog entry by isabelle134

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... yoga retreat centres, a little out the center, with mandalas painted on the walls and lots of bouddha statues.   Once in Pisac I enjoyed a light lunch and even more, the possibility to sit for a while! It was a lovely day! I just forgot my ...

A little time seeing the Sacred Valley, Pisac, Peru travel blog

A little time seeing the Sacred Valley

A travel blog entry by beansontour

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... increasingly ill we'd given ourself a target of making it to midday and bailing from the full day tour. Our bus headed for Pisac, another small town nestled in the valley. We'd stopped off at another small market en-route where we both strolled around ...

The heart of the Incan Empire, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

The heart of the Incan Empire

A travel blog entry by ryanvanotten

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... just in time to put our things down at our hostel and walk out into the street for the largest festival of the year in Peru- Inti Raymi- the festival of the Sun. It is a huge reenactment of the Inca winter-solstice. They sacrifice a llama, march around ...

Between Missions, Pisac Peru, Peru travel blog

Between Missions

A travel blog entry by meg_robinson

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... an abandoned grandmother?  Listening to Wider's  personal story, inspiringly noble, painfully conflicted ? Moving to Pisac? Meeting new soul friends? Easter Saturday  at the monastery? Ayuwaska ? So many rich ...

In the Halls of the Mountain Kings, Pisac, Peru travel blog

In the Halls of the Mountain Kings

A travel blog entry by robynexploring

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We were picked up his morning by the rudest little Peruvian man you are ever likely to come across. Such a giggle when all our guides to date have fallen over backwards being happy, friendly, charming and accommodating. Not this chap. Came over to our ...

Sacred valley shenanigans, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Sacred valley shenanigans

A travel blog entry by thieringsabroad

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... told us many fascinating facts. For example, only 4%252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525 of land in Peru can be used for agriculture, everything else cannot be cultivated and ...

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