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A great 2 days with guide Juan Carlos. Hy Introduced us to the Incan history, customs and architecture. We were up close with Inca remnants in fields around Cusco, We then traveled to Sacred Vallley and Pisac to see the walls and terraces on mountainsides for agriculture. Ollantaytambo was a marvelous temple and grain storage built on the …
... different parts of the town. There's a really good feel about the place, everything feels very clean and calm. It was also so well planned when they were building it, mountains carved to look like faces looking up to the sky, the sun temple facing east, everything done deliberately in line with their beliefs around the spiritual world and the sky. I spent about an hour walking around and then got the bus back to Aguas Caliantes where we would all meet up later. Again this ...
... We are just above the treeline and the Andes around us are all very close. We have a fantastic close view of an Inca Fortress out of one set of windows and beautiful mountains out the other. For $50 a night, we get breakfast, 4 comfy beds in a warm room and lots of hot water - and the view!
... the Spanish ever found and were able to ransack it, the ruins are in excellent condition. Machu Picchu looks just like it does in all the pictures--instantly so familiar, except even more impressive in person.
As we walked around the city with Edwin, he gave us lots of information about the uses of various structures, Inca beliefs and their advanced architecture, engineering and mathematics. One of the most interesting tidbits we learned was that, ...
... ruins. The view was spectacular, To the left of Huayana Picchu you could see snow capped mountains in the distance, and right in front of is the ruins. As we had arrived at Machu Picchu around 6am, we were back in Aguas Calientes for lunch. Thrilled with how the day had turned out. Train back to Cuzco at 5pm. I'm really not sure how this entry sounds as I'm still very unwell, but will update accordingly once I have my marbles back together ...