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But by the time of the Spanish conquest depopulation from contagious European diseases like smallpox, spreading from earlier Spanish explorers’ visits, had already begun.
The Inca political system, like the Inca religious tradition, was entirely centralized around the figure of the Sapa Inca in Cusco. If all roads in the Mediterranean led to Rome, all roads in the gigantic Inca Empire literally led to Cusco, and ...
... into our room and went in search of a shower. Obviously no hot water, so most of the others had made their way to the cold water pool to make their legs feel better but we braved the cold shower before retreating to the room to get off our aching legs. I was aching in muscles I hadn't used in years and we were both so wrecked, we nearly crashed out and would have missed dinner. We actually contemplated it but knew we would need the meal in prep for tomorrow. So we head ...
... were used in the cathedral. There was a tunnel (some 4km long) from Saqsaywaman to Qorikancha that was lined with gold laminate. When the sun hit a strategically placed gold plaque, the tunnel was illuminated. The plight of the Incas was very sad but Is a very interesting history. We also visited the markets where locals buy their wares. Massive complex and an exhaustive range. A lot if which I would not like to touch. Lunch at a restaurant and the afternoon is ours to ...
We were woken up at 5am this morning by the porter who gave us some coca tea for the altitude. We got our things ready for 5:30am (you can give 5kg for the horses to take although they say horses but the bags get thrown onto a van). After breakfast we set off at 6am for our hardest day yet. We would be climbing up to 4,600m to a ridge that looked up to the Salkantay mountain which sits at 6,271m. It had been raining and thundering all through the night and we ...
The inca trail we are taking is 46km. There are typically 500 people each day on the inca trail including the porters (in low season)
45min drive to the start of trail
Day 1 - 2700m to 3000m, 11kms
Trek 3-4hrs to lunch along a steady flat rolling dusty path. Throughout the way we will learn about the ruins, terrain, ecosystems.
Lunch:Soup, main course and dessert. The cooks will take full care of us
Reach the campsite 4.30pm and pitch up