Travel Blogs from Pisac, Peru

Sort by Newest Best first

Around the

Around the "navel" of the Inca empire

A travel blog entry by kingag

23

... 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

5

... 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

2
34

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

11

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

11

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 ...

Sleepy Pisac, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Sleepy Pisac

A travel blog entry by chrisfox93

25

... 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

2
15

... . 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

16

... ! 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

other photos ...

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

1
17

... 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

20

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

4

... 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

13

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 ...

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

A little time seeing the Sacred Valley

A travel blog entry by beansontour

10

... 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

15

... 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

13

... 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

7

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

20

... 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 ...

Manu National Park., Paucartambo, Peru travel blog

Manu National Park.

A travel blog entry by piershinton

10

We left the hostel just after 6am after a light breakfast before getting a taxi to the universities house. Here a mini van was waiting for us which was loaded up with food, back packs and other kit. We left the house just after 7am and after a quick ...

Pisac and Ollentaytambo, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Pisac and Ollentaytambo

A travel blog entry by pietrasanta

5

... More so, there's a belief that the river represents the Milky Way, and many of the town locations along the river, including Pisac, and the shapes these towns took on, were chosen to mirror the Incan constellations. Amazing! We continue hiking around the ...

Cuzco, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Cuzco

A travel blog entry by andrewc45

Cuzco ...

Première visite dans la vallée sacrée, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Première visite dans la vallée sacrée

A travel blog entry by tif_tacks

1
10

Debout 7h du mat pour retrouver Linda, Charlie et Samoel sur la terrasse de l´école. Direction Pisac, site archéologique de la vallée sacrée. L´endroit est magnifique. Les garcons nous entrainent Linda et moi dans cette ascension plutôt ereintante ...

Pisac, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Pisac

A travel blog entry by yigehaoren

7

... a while to get to Pisac. We passed by a small village call Corao. I think today will be more of a shopping stop. Both Pisac and Corao are all about marketplace and buying things. Pisac is more interesting though since it's a much bigger city/market than ...

Don't always believe what the guidebooks say!, Tipon and Pikillaqta, Peru travel blog

Don't always believe what the guidebooks say!

A travel blog entry by mgr.2013

3
6

Every day on my way to Picaflor House, I pass through the village of Tipon.  It is the home of the oven-baked guinea pig and it is also home to some ruins.  Until today I had seen no evidence of either.  I hopped off the bus on the main ...

Pisac and Pisco Sours, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Pisac and Pisco Sours

A travel blog entry by stuinamericas09

4

... my surprise my young American friend arrived on time and she managed to negotiate a good deal on the taxi journey up the Pisac mountain. Following previous experiences on this trip, when it came to arranging a guide I stood back and waited for the ...

Trip to OROPESA - Dinosaur Park & More, Oropesa, Peru travel blog

Trip to OROPESA - Dinosaur Park & More

A travel blog entry by merreward

4
10

Wow – a week and a half since arriving and I am one tired gal!  My day starts at 6:00 with the yakking parrots, quick warm shower, dressed, breakfast of a dry roll and slice of queso and out the door to catch a taxi to the school that teaches ...

Sort by Newest Best first