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A Travel Blog by christojb
Reilly's choice for her world-trip with dad is to Peru, first to the rainforests of the Amazon, then from Lima south and up to Arequipa, Lake Titicaca, and Cuzco, where we embark on a 5-day hike to Macchu Picchu.
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A Travel Blog entry by hilary_todd from Cuzco, Cusco, Peru
... we were going to do Machu Picchu. It was totally overwhelming - it seemed like there were a million things to do in this region, every conceivable tour was available, and it was going to be pricey. We decided to spend three nights in Cuzco and then ...
A Travel Blog entry by gazzgazz2005 from Cuzco, Peru
... of western tourists here, because of the fascinating sites, villages and amazing ancient Incan culture and history evident throughout this region. Most of the shops and eateries speak a reasonable level of english (required for tourism)it is fun to try ...
A Travel Blog entry by sebchant from Cuzco, Peru
... Machu Picchu. We were very excited to discover this part of the world, and our expectations of the region were quite high. On arrival in Cuzco, first impressions are very good. The cobbled streets are lined with colonial buildings built on impressive ...
A Travel Blog entry by indianajones from Cuzco, Peru
... (Inca temple ruin) located in the Sacred Valley, and Sacsayhuaman (largest Inca fortress ruins). The city elevation is somewhere in the region of 3326m above sea level. The rest of my group had taken a three day excursion to the Amazon, but I had ...
A Travel Blog entry by elgianne from Cuzco, Peru
... is a city in southeastern Peru in the Huatanay Valley (Sacred Valley), of the Andes mountain range. It is the capital of the Cusco Region as well as the Cusco Province. The city has a population of about 300 000, triple the population it contained just 20 ...
A Travel Blog entry by peteandliz from Cuzco, Cusco, Peru
... ! Despite our experiences on the Manu tour, we have still gone ahead and booked an eight-day jungle tour in the Iquitos region for a week or so’s time. We are more confident over this companies promises and their reputation on TripAdvisor is ...
A Travel Blog entry by dieter44 from Puno Region, Puno Region, Peru
Transfer from Cuzco to Puno, Lake Titicaca We traveled by coach from Cuzco across the Altiplano to Puno. Our first stop was in Andahuyalillas. Here we found a colonial village with a charming plaza shaded with red-flowered pisonay trees and the ...
A Travel Blog entry by agmoldham from Cuzco, San Martín, Peru
Two nights in Cuzco bookended the Inca trail. The Cuzco region truly is the heart and soul of Peru. The city itself is the continent's oldest continuously inhabited city and was the home of the Incas for two centuries before the Spanish built their first ...
A Travel Blog entry by frenchguy from Cuzco, Peru
... >> All in all, we paid 110 Euros per person to Luis (in advance), plus the tickets for all the ruins in the Cuzco region (incl. Valle Sagrado - 18 Euros for students, 35 Euros for "normal people"). After all that planning, Luis drove us to a great ...
A Travel Blog entry by heatheravan from Machu Picchu, Cusco, Peru
... to an end and we caught a bus to our next Peruvian destination - Puno on the shores of Lake Titicaca. Footnote: Machu Picchu Cuzco Region, Peru is listed as one of the New Seven Wonders Of The World Winners. The Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu is ...
A Travel Blog entry by longwayup from Cuzco, Cusco, Peru
... ultraviolet light level. Don’t forget your sun block! As headquarters to the Inca Empire, Cusco was an important agricultural region and over 2000 varieties of potato have been discovered in the Inca ruins. Macchu Picchu (In Quechua meaning "Old ...
A Travel Blog entry by simonne.fuge from Cuzco, Cusco, Peru
... for us. The family served us with our first cup of mate de coca tea. Coca tea and coca leaves are used a lot in this region as a remedy for altitude sickness. We felt the altitude a little bit when we arrived into Cuzco. We definitely can´t move as fast ...
A Travel Blog entry by marktjhung from Cuzco - Machu Picchu, Peru
... to recognise as my body saying 'Living the dream'. Although Machu Picchu is the central tourist site in the region, Cuzco was the centre of the Incan culture. Now, my Quechua is not very good - indeed even worse than my Spanish ...
A Travel Blog entry by anniep13 from Cuzco, Peru
... valley. It is located about 10 miles north of Cusco Peru, and extends northwest through Pisac and Ollantaytambo. This entire region, highlighted by Cusco, was the heart of the Inca civilization from the 14th to the 15th centuries. In reflection, there ...
A Travel Blog entry by doovy from Cuzco, Peru
... engineering note on the Inca stonework. It was developed over generations to withstand the earthquakes of the region. The Spanish buildings repeatedly crumbled during subsequent earthquakes, while the Inca structures withstood. The original seismic ...