Travel Blogs from Pisac, Peru

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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 ...

Pisac and Ollyantantambo, Písac, Peru travel blog

Pisac and Ollyantantambo

A travel blog entry by melodeon03

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Drive to Pisac Archaeological site and then down to market. On to Urabamba for lunch and then the Inca city of ...

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 ...

In Pisac, Pisac, Peru travel blog

In Pisac

A travel blog entry by piershinton

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Today there was a huge market in Pisac, it covers most of the town and sells many different Peruvian things, from Alpaca jumpers to silver statues of Incas and Alpacas. We explored the market for most of the morning before eating lunch at one of the local ...

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 ...

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 ...

Homestay - Women's Weaving Project, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Homestay - Women's Weaving Project

A travel blog entry by amybrazier

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The homestay was one of the most eye opening experiences I had in Peru. Laura and I were allocated our homestay family and our host Patricia and her children Brian and Michael gave us a bunch of flowers before heading to their home with us. Michael was ...

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 ...

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