La Quinta Eco Hotel

Arenales St. # 105, Urubamba, Sacred Valley, Peru | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Urubamba

Cusco!!

A travel blog entry by kendahlc

... as well as some other travel friends Natalie and I have met along the way. This trip exceeds my last trip to Europe by a long shot and I still consider that one to have been amazing. I have been so fortunate in meeting some of the most amazing people and experiencing things that a small portion of people ever get to, I lay in bed every night and think about how lucky I am. All that said the travel bug bites hard and I keep trying to figure where I should go ...

The long walk to wetness

A travel blog entry by lyndsey-martin

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... were determined to make the best of it, and David, our guide, gave us the full 90 minute tour in the pouring rain. We saw the Temple of the Condor, and Temples of the Sun, Rainbow and Three Windows. We also visited the quarry site used to mine the stone (predominantly granite), and also saw the tower used to mark the summer and winter solstices. The site was really impressive and very beautiful, even in the sodden conditions.

After a while, ...

A day in transition

A travel blog entry by msudenveralumni

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... legos . . . we talked about it all. Now we’re literally moving on to Cusco, the former heart of the Incan empire.

We leave Lima by plane and fly to Cusco. The one-hour flight will take us quickly to a
location that would require a 24-hour car ride.

Yes, flying is a good call!

Understanding the terrain of Peru helps put the commute in perspective.

The desert coast is followed by the Andes highlands, then the valley, more mountains, and ...

Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by nellems

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... clear in these ruins were the terraced farming flats used by the Incans for growing vegetables. We had time to roam around the small city, and I took this opportunity to go up to the top of the ruins and get a good view of the valley and ruins below. Hiking up hill the 30% less oxygen is definitely noticeable.

After a stop for lunch (another Peruvian buffet) we reached the town of Ollantaytambo. Here were even bigger ruins with huge terraces and separate ...

Our first amazing views of the Andes Mountains

A travel blog entry by brettandjulie

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... Paul Simon lived here in the 1960’s and the town was the inspiration for his hit song.

Chincero is at an altitude of almost 13,000 ft. We zig zag up the Andes and have some beautiful views of the countryside. The people in this area speak the Quechua language. November through April is the rainy season so the hills and farmland are starting to look green and farmers are preparing their crops.

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This hotel, located on Arenales St. # 105, Urubamba, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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