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Our tour started on Thursday morning, where we were picked up from San Blas Square and driven to a bigger bus. This bus was to take us through the Sacred Valley and drop us at Ollantaytambo.
Our first stop was a small market just outside of Cusco, that sold all the same things we had been looking at for the last few days. Jumpers, ponchos …
... takes only about 30 minutes, but is incredibly scary. The road winds back and forth up the mountain and frequently meets other buses coming down, even though it is really only wide enough for one bus. When the buses meet, they very carefully manoeuvre around each other, sometimes with one having to back up. We were told that there have been instances of buses going over the edge, and the cliffs are steep. Pretty sure you'd roll all the way ...
... his beaded hat that he wore added to his handsomeness. I am a lucky girl :)
After Yawar left me, I spent more time exploring the ruins, climbing up and down steep stairways, crossing over terraces to visit new sections, and resting at various seating areas to take in the view. I then started on the trek to the Sun Gate – a lookout about three kilometres along a rocky uphill path. It took me over an hour as I rested ...
... we finish eating the clouds open and drown us as the orders to 'vamos' start ringing out, on full bellies we head off from Lares Valley and slog it out up hill for 5 hours. We pass through many Andean communities and our guide chats with all the locals in Quechua language. The people are lovely and gentle and we bought pencils and books along for the children who gently take a colour from the pack that they want. They never snatch and always ...
... then advanced, perfected, and reapplied. All of this exploded in the span of about 100 years to become the Inca Empire, encompassing lands west of the Andes from southern Colombia down into Argentina and Chile.
Our visit today to Machu Picchu started under the sparkling blue of the Andean sky. We've been blessed with nothing but sunshine during the high altitude portion of our Peru visit. Our ...
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