Travel Blogs from Pisac, Peru

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Missed the bus, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Missed the bus

A travel blog entry by mr_grumpy

... up and decided to make our own tour, which I think was better. So, we got on a very cheap local bus and went to Pisac, where a market runs three times a week and is quite cheap. Just outside of Cuzco we were stopped by the police where they asked for ...

Mini trip away!, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Mini trip away!

A travel blog entry by irishandmonkey

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... so hours. We snack on empanadas again. Later on after scouring the jewellery shops ... for me..... we head back to Ulrikas in Pisac and have a hot chocolate and carrot cake. The carrot cake was awesome!!! We stay there for about 90 minutes using the books ...

Pisac, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Pisac

A travel blog entry by stepanpan

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Trekking: the Ausangate Circuit ....well, sort of., Ausungate, Peru travel blog

Trekking: the Ausangate Circuit ....well, sort of.

A travel blog entry by destin8ion

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... route we needed to take and I wanted to fit in as many treks as we could before the good weather changed on us and we left Peru.  We had just enough days to fit in a 5 day circuit of the might Ausangate peak, a circuit usually taking 6 days.  ...

Pisac, Sacred Valley, Peru, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Pisac, Sacred Valley, Peru

A travel blog entry by trishandleanne

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The sunday market at Pisac is renowned as one of the best in Peru as all of the local people come down from the mountains for miles around to sell their handicrafts and to buy and sell their vegetables. The ladies look spectacular in their native dress to ...

Cusco - Pisac - Machu Picchu : Trekking Time!, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Cusco - Pisac - Machu Picchu : Trekking Time!

A travel blog entry by ebzh

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... are starting a trekking thing called get lost in the mountains, pretty self explanatory I think. We meet them after asking few locals, Pisac is small, the two gringos are well known here. Ah yeah, I was living with Darrell in London. He felt in love with ...

Took a piss at Pisac, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Took a piss at Pisac

A travel blog entry by brandonmathews

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... . I bought a silver 1975 coin for s10. Yea right silver! Just like the Maybe Alpaca Jumper, oops Baby Alpaca Jumper.   Anyway Pisac ruins were awesome well worth the hike in the drizzle (is it the we... never mind) around the spectacular site I hope ...

Amazing Amazonia, Atalaya, Peru travel blog

Amazing Amazonia

A travel blog entry by nathangie

The Amazonian Jungle needs no introduction.  Unfortunately that has led to a massive tourism industry, that feeds off Euros and American Dollars, and makes it hard for budget-concious tourists to access.  Our limping and battered budget aside, ...

Ladies day out at the Ollanta & Pisac ruins, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Ladies day out at the Ollanta & Pisac ruins

A travel blog entry by kmgroen

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... ruins outside town.  None of us knew what to expect & were totally blown away by the ruins.  The scale is amazing (Pisac ruins are larger than Machu Picchu, although not as complex) and the view - & cliffs you walk by - are really ...

Feb 09, 2012, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Feb 09, 2012

A travel blog entry by cimicak

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Dec 22, 2010, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Dec 22, 2010

A travel blog entry by yuh13

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Markets and Inca Sites in the Sacred Valley, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Markets and Inca Sites in the Sacred Valley

A travel blog entry by kane.and.anna

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... backdrop of the Andean Mountains - they really are fantastic. The day after we headed out on a 8km hike through the Sacred Valley.  Pisac is at 2970m above sea level, and we got to about 3500m.  We were both amazed at the Inca ruins which were ...

Manu National Park - My First Jungle Experience, Itahuania, Peru travel blog

Manu National Park - My First Jungle Experience

A travel blog entry by nomad_chad

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... rainforest was a great experience and definitely not one I´ll forget any time soon. Manu is the largest national park in Peru and it´s known for having some of the most diverse wildlife and vegetation of any rainforest in the world. I really wasn´t ...

More ruins on a steep mountain, Pisac, Peru travel blog

More ruins on a steep mountain

A travel blog entry by catndeano

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... the bus at 9am for the start of our sacred valley trip. 1hr later on a crowded bus (they're all like it) and we arrived in Pisac. We found a room at Hospedaje Kinsa Cocha hostal, a triple room for 50 sols. Had a rest as it was very hot, had lunch and ...

Unexpected Adventures Off the Beaten Path, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Unexpected Adventures Off the Beaten Path

A travel blog entry by tipep

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... still in the Valley, and returned to Pisac for a few days last Saturday. We spent the day on Sunday browsing through Pisac's special Sunday market, buying our veggies and fruit for the week and a few other goodies, and observing the colourfully dressed ...

Pisac: Sacred Valley of the Incas, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Pisac: Sacred Valley of the Incas

A travel blog entry by millwardesque

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... was by far the most interesting. Crafts are OK but there is so much duplication and T-shirts aren't exactly native goods. From Pisac, we went on to Ollantaytambo to see the Temple of the Sun. The stones making it up were immense and joined perfectly ...

Fiesta de la Virgen del Carmen, Paucartambo, Peru travel blog

Fiesta de la Virgen del Carmen

A travel blog entry by chriswooley

This weekend I went to Paucartambo, a small town about three hours from Cuzco, for la Fiesta de la Virgen del Carmen, a local religious festival, and it was awesome! People dancing in the streets, costumes, parades. I went up Friday afternoon. Me and ...

Slow Stepping through the Sacred Valley, Písac, Peru travel blog

Slow Stepping through the Sacred Valley

A travel blog entry by amcbharvey

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... have been a true Andean experience had we not encountered an Andean condor. For those who are not familiar with the condors' significance in Peru (I was a part of the uninformed condor crowd) the condor is to Peru as the bald eagle is to the USA. ...

Cuzco- Machu Pichu, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Cuzco- Machu Pichu

A travel blog entry by julianutter

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The Sacred Valley, Pisac, Peru travel blog

The Sacred Valley

A travel blog entry by nickdixon

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... . Massive areas of terracing making as much use as is physically possible, if not impossible. The first set of ruins was Pisac. Here we viewed the landscape and now abandoned dwellings in addition to viewing the cemetery from across the other side of the ...

The Impassable Road to Pisac, Pisac, Peru travel blog

The Impassable Road to Pisac

A travel blog entry by aliinperu

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I went to Pisaq today with the family, so this will be the second time I have gone.  There are three major differences: the fact that it is Sunday, which means market day; the fact that we are staying overnight in Pisaq; and the fact that there were ...

Inkaruinen und gebratenes Meerschweinchen!!, Tipon, Peru travel blog

Inkaruinen und gebratenes Meerschweinchen!!

A travel blog entry by tinutour

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... von Cusco entfernt. Krönender Abschluss dieses Ausfluges sollte eine Mahlzeit in einer Cuyeria werden, wo die Spezialität Peru's serviert wird: gebratenes Meerschweinchen. Früh morgens versammelten wir uns am Plaza des Armas (das touristische Zentrum ...

Premieres impressions divines incas, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Premieres impressions divines incas

A travel blog entry by sglaude

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... .Je m’arrête voir d'autres ruines en rentrant et je finis la journée en rentrant a pied. I take the bus from C|usco to Pisac. I don't stop at the market but go straight  up in the hills to see the Inca ruins over looking the village. It is ...

Peru, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Peru

A travel blog entry by traceyamy

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... by a chocolate-milk looking river, and farms of corn, potatoes, and other vegetables.  Most of our time was spent in Pisac while in Peru.  The town was so quaint, with warm smiling faces everywhere we went.  The people were very happy here. ...

Sacred Valley Adventures  - 4 gringos in a taxi, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Sacred Valley Adventures - 4 gringos in a taxi

A travel blog entry by flicandmark

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... Pisac and Moray ruins was amazing. it is incredible to see the way these structures were designed for cropping and defensive purposes. Pisac is bigger in scale than Machu Picchu in fact and has a spectacular view of the nearby valley. We hired a man to ...

The ruins of Pisaq, Pisac, Peru travel blog

The ruins of Pisaq

A travel blog entry by soulcollector

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I bid farewell to Bolivia as we took off from El Alto airport early in the morning. It was only a 58-minute flight from La Paz to Cusco. I hit the ground running in Cusco, and by early afternoon, I was already in a colectivo climbing over the hills and ...

fucking peru!! feeeeeest!! drie dagen festival!!, Urumbamba, Peru travel blog

fucking peru!! feeeeeest!! drie dagen festival!!

A travel blog entry by jefweyns

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vanuit copacabana ben ik dan met een paar medereiziggers tercht gekomen in cusco, de tweede grootste stad in peru, daar een nachtje doorgebracht en dan richting urumbamba, een stadke in de heilige vallei van incas. Na wederom een bus tocht van een paar ...

Day 5 : Sonco Wasi, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Day 5 : Sonco Wasi

A travel blog entry by khushibird

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... powerful to be with these mountains. A wild mountain child is back home .. :) We reached Sonco Wasi - a children shelter located near Pisac at Taray in sacred valley which is an hour and half away from Cuzco (three motor vehicles). Taray suffered a huge ...

Pisac - next stop in the Sacred Valley, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Pisac - next stop in the Sacred Valley

A travel blog entry by daveandsara2014

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Working our way through the Sacred Valley towards Machu Picchu led us to the valley town of Pisac. Still struggling with the altitude, the owner of our guesthouse gave us a drink of coca & muña leaves in boiling water to ward off altitude ...

Greetings from Cuzco, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Greetings from Cuzco

A travel blog entry by radcliffe-riley

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Greetings from Cuzco. We just arrived at lunchtime. Looks a very nice place. It was very sunny earlier on and everything looked wonderful. Taking it easy today & tomorrow to get used to the altitude. Spent the afternoon watching this amazing ...

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