Hostal Machu Picchu
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suprisingly affordable clean and comfy
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... is just awesome. I wandered around the site for as long as my knee would let me, and then found a comfy seat with one of the most fantastic views in the world, while Tom and most of the others continued to explore. Tom continued right up to the top to the guardhouse where he was able to get some brilliant shots (but his camera doesn't talk to my technology so I can't share them). The weather closed in at one stage, but we had ...
... we were yesterday) to catch the train, but we had a little free time to walk around first. That was good for me,because I've been dying to ditch everyone and just wander around and look at stuff. I saw the "real" market (very organic) and even poked my head into a church durning mass. We boarded the train for Aguas Calientes there; the road doesn't go too far past this town. I love trains and enjoyed the ride as we descended 2,000 ft. and the landscape became more like jungle (they ...
... like $700 per person for 4 days this is quite a lot of money on our backpacking budget. There are several other alternative treks that are equally as exciting, cheaper and not as touristy as the above. We chose the Inca Jungle Trek, which takes 4 days and 3 nights and involves some additional adrenaline activities like downhill cycling and zip lining. Accommodation is in simple hostels unlike another treks, which are in the mountains where the only option is camping. This was not ...
... carriage. He pushed in the queue in front of us (he was of course at the station 5 paces before us!)
This is the crack-of-dawn train to Machu Picchu Pueblo (formerly known as Aguas Callientes) the tourist trap town at the bottom of the valley near the famous Inca ruins we call Machu Picchu. Surprisingly, considering the queues, it wasn’t packed. We got on, Martina put her head on my shoulder, I put mine on her head and we slept for half an hour.
The sun came up, ...
... exhaustion and that sense of achievement but it was like nothing I've seen before. It was not found at all during the Spanish conquest (understandably, it's a lot of effort to get there) and was only found in 1911 so is really untouched. The Incas seemed to achieve a lot of building in there 100 year existence! Again, all my best and the group photos are on my camera so will be updated at a later ...
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