Posada Las Tres Marias

Jiron Zavala 307, Urubamba, Sacred Valley, Peru | Hotel
Prices starting from $47.00
 

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The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by keithandkim

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... its stone steps and paths. Todays hike starts out flat with some undulations, before reaching a small plateau, which is the last spot to grab any food, water or snacks for the rest of the trip. After the break we are able to go at our own pace for the next big climb to the top of the pass.


The climb starts right away outside the rest stop, but we felt pretty strong and dominated the main uphill section. We reached the summit of dead women’s pass ...

The long walk to wetness

A travel blog entry by lyndsey-martin

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... at the end, as you emerge from jungle, then climb, sometimes on hands and knees, up the very steep set of Inca steps to the Sun Gate. (Lynds: our guide told us that this part of the trek is known as the "Gringo Killer" and his advice to us was to climb up like monkeys. Gorrillas in the mist, more like.)

The day had dawned pretty miserable, with thick cloud and occasional downpours. As we reached Sun Gate, we could see nothing at all of ...

A day in transition

A travel blog entry by msudenveralumni

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... the jungle.

It was an easy flight to Cusco. And what a beautiful place to land, located high on the eastern slope of the Andes at 10,912 feet. Hopefully coming from Denver, Colorado will give me a leg up with acclimating to the altitude. Fingers crossed!

We then took a bus to Urubamba in the Sacred Valley where we’ll spend the next few days before Machu Picchu.

On the way we stopped at Awancancha's Interpretation Center, where we were able to learn ...

Mysteries of Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by ricflack

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... The mountain overlooking the city is Machu Picchu is Machu Picchu (old mountain) and the smaller mountain near the city is called Huayna Picchu (young mountain). That day we climbed the equivalent of 175 flights of steps.

Once we were done for the day we took a bus back down the mountain to the train station , boarded the train and went back to the Sol y Luna hotel for dinner in the hotel ...

Our first amazing views of the Andes Mountains

A travel blog entry by brettandjulie

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... we visit a local weaving co-op. The Quechuan people are expert weavers and this co-op teaches woman from different communities all over the area. We saw a demonstration of the process the weavers go through from cleaning the wool to dying it and then finally weaving it. I even took a stab at spinning the wool! Everything they use is natural. The Yuka root is used to clean the wool and a variety of native plants boiled in ...

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This hotel, located on Jiron Zavala 307, Urubamba, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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