Travel Blogs from Pisac, Peru

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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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

Pisaq market and ruins, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Pisaq market and ruins

A travel blog entry by dfleege

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This morning Maren and I got up early to visit a nearby town called Pisac. On Sundays they have a really big market and there are a bunch of Incan ruins just outside of town. We met with a bunch of people (mostly Dutch and German) near the bus stop then ...

Day Nine - Pisac Bus Adventure, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Day Nine - Pisac Bus Adventure

A travel blog entry by olive_22

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... all. Julie and I got seats 21 and 22, which sort of worried me but the trip was beautiful and quiet. When we arrived in Pisac we walked around taking in all of the excitement from the festival, and then decided to eat lunch at this place with a balcony ...

Sacred valley part 1, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Sacred valley part 1

A travel blog entry by nadyapb

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It was another early morning for us today. We were hoping to make our way through the Sacred Valley with stops at Pisac and Ollantaytambo before finally reaching Aguas Callientes, the village closest to Machu Picchu. We had arranged the day before for a ...

Cusco and Pisac, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Cusco and Pisac

A travel blog entry by mightyperlines

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... architectural wonders. Mike did tour them on a prior trip 24 years ago, and rumor has it they haven't changed. At Pisac, we went shopping. There were beautiful scarves, jewelry,blankets, artwork, embroidered bags, a farmers market of sorts, and numerous ...

En route pour les cités d´or, Valle Sagrado, Peru travel blog

En route pour les cités d´or

A travel blog entry by tif_tacks

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... 'ai rencontré quelques Québécois très sympa avec un accent à couper au couteau qui ont agrémenté ma journée. Au programme: Pisac, Urumbamba, Ollantaytambo et Chinchero. Pisac - une vraie arnaque. Heureusement qu j´avais déjà été sur le site ...

Sacred Valley of the Incas, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Sacred Valley of the Incas

A travel blog entry by tonipercy

... this information the Incas could determine which areas were best for growing crops and ultimately where they should settle. Pisac is a picturesque Andean Village, typical except for the huge, spreading pisonary tree that dominates the central ...

Pisac - Vestiges inca, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Pisac - Vestiges inca

A travel blog entry by maverick64

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Peru's Independence Day!, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Peru's Independence Day!

A travel blog entry by claraz8

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... usual delicious breakfast at the Hostal and then set off by taxi to the bus station where we waited in line for a public bus to Pisac. Presently an American girl with her mother asked if we wanted to share a cab with them for relatively the same price. So ...

Integrating the Agonizing Trauma of Birth, Pisac, Peru travel blog

Integrating the Agonizing Trauma of Birth

A travel blog entry by chimichenga

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  And he said unto them, Behold, where ye are entered into the city, there shall a man meet you, bearing a pitcher of water; follow him into the house where he entereth in.         - Luke 22:10   Jesus answered and ...

The Sacred Valley, Pisac, Peru travel blog

The Sacred Valley

A travel blog entry by wingedwords

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... . Maybe the time will never be ripe, but now I only feel that the time is not today or tomorrow. So it’s on to Pisac for me. And though I’m treading the skirt-hems of Macchu Picchu, the great hidden city, I feel oddly content with the decision ...

The start of our own Inca Trail, Pisac, Peru travel blog

The start of our own Inca Trail

A travel blog entry by jon-lisa

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... Picchu. The bus journey from Cusco was only an hour, Lisa was happy because it was back to the smelly and cramped local buses. Pisac is surrounded by scenic mountain ranges and sits in the bottom of the valley. To view Pisac from above we hiked up one of ...

The Sacred Valley, Pisac, Peru travel blog

The Sacred Valley

A travel blog entry by allgoingsouth

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... the cliff face and vertigo inducing - dangerous place to be an Inca staggering home from the pub.   When we got back the sleepy village of Pisac was crowded with market stalls and tourists and Brenda couldn´t help but buy an Alpaca wool ...

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