Travel Blogs from Pisac, Peru

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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. ...

Cusco to Ollantaytambo, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Cusco to Ollantaytambo

A travel blog entry by julie.lockie

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14 May Started the day with different plans due to strike in the Sacred Valley which meant we couldn't go to have traditional lunch in a Peruvian community. We started the day with a visit to a silversmith who shared with us how they manufacture the ...

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 ...

sam, Pisac, Peru travel blog

sam

A travel blog entry by ccchrissie

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... a 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 terracing ...

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 ...

Pisac - Gateway to Sacred Valley, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Pisac - Gateway to Sacred Valley

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67

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... so before the Spanish conquest and incorporated them into the empire, but much of what’s around predates Inca era. Pisac was spectacular but probably best visited before Machu Picchu as a kind of prelude with each Inca archaeological site building ...

Ruins and Villages, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Ruins and Villages

A travel blog entry by andreatravels

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... is that even if you don't climb to the highest peak, there are still plenty of wonderful things to see.  The little town of Pisac was charming, and I made it up as far as the viewpoint to see part of the Pisac Inca ruins.   After the walk ...

The Inca Trail gets ever closer..., Pisac, Peru travel blog

The Inca Trail gets ever closer...

A travel blog entry by whereiroam

... llama (pronounced yama!!) and alpaca farm, get up close to and feed the animals before watching the wool-making process. We then drive to Pisac where we visit the ruins, have lunch and visit the very touristy market for yet more, sorry to say it, tat! The ...

Pisac, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Pisac

A travel blog entry by junebug22

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... bit weary, i figured it would be super crowded and scary, but the ride there wasnt bad at all, just like at home really. In Pisac there was a festival for the La Virgen del Carmen, so there were parades and dances and all sorts of things! We ate lunch at ...

Pisac, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Pisac

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

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New Flight to Old Peru - Llamas and Weavers, Pisac, Peru travel blog

New Flight to Old Peru - Llamas and Weavers

A travel blog entry by astrosqueak

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... itself does not stand strong in my mind. Note to self: visit Pisac when I return. Last of all, we take a quick run through Pisac Market, just for a taste (we plan to hit the market in Ollantaytambo and Cusco, too), and then David drops us at our hotel. ...

Learning from the masters..., Pisac, Peru travel blog

Learning from the masters...

A travel blog entry by kswingle

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Today was, in a word, incredible. We had a relaxing morning at the Pisac Market.  We had a lesson in inlayed jewelry making (and of course, promptly bought some) and a wonderful talk about how to tell the difference between the various qualities of ...

Ccaccaccollo, Sacred Valley & Pisaq ruins, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Ccaccaccollo, Sacred Valley & Pisaq ruins

A travel blog entry by dawn8_21

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... the Pisaq Ruins. I had never heard of these ruins and was amazed at the site. I would highly recommend this to anyone travelling to Peru. The side of the mountain was used as a cemetery and the bodies were buried in small holes in the side of the mountain ...

Local Buses to / from Pisac an experience!, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Local Buses to / from Pisac an experience!

A travel blog entry by top-of-the-hill

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... the bus left from. Eventually we located the station about 4 blocks from where we'd been told to go.The medium sized vehicle going to Pisac held about 40 people, our seat cost us 3 sole/ea for one way, about N.Z.$1.30 for a 1 hour journey. It wasn't ...

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

Pisac, Sacred Valley, Peru

A travel blog entry by trishandleanne

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... ) ... Then headed into the town square of Pisac to start our climb up the mountain ! At the top of the mountain overlooking Pisac is an ancient Inca fortress ... We decided we would take the hard road and climb the mountain rather than take the bus - ...

Pisac, Peru, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Pisac, Peru

A travel blog entry by trishandleanne

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Our original plan was to head to Cusco today .... However we have enjoyed Pisac so much, we managed to secure an extra night in our B&B in Pisac - so here we are again. After breakfast we walked into town and Danny negotiated with a taxi driver to ...

Exploring the sacred valley, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Exploring the sacred valley

A travel blog entry by le_bouff

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... salt beds extend right along the valley and look incredible when you look down upon them. We made our way to a town called Pisac where there was a weekly market being held, which was fascinating and full of very characterful people. There were some ladies ...

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

The Sacred Valley of the Incas

A travel blog entry by andy-louise

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... in Cusco, we also took a trip out to see the Inca ruins in the Sacred Valley. We visited three sites – Pisac, Ollantaytambo and Chinchero – all of which involved steep climbs at high altitude ...what were these Incas thinking?! All had ...

Cusco to Pisac, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Cusco to Pisac

A travel blog entry by piershinton

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... those of us that hadn't gone to Pisac earlier on in the day loaded are bags onto the roof of the car in the most case and set off for Pisac. The journey took roughly 30 minutes and when we arrived and checked into our rooms before having a quick ...

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