Salkantay to Machu Picchu - so close to the sun, yet so far from warm! June 4th 2007 when the inca trail is booked out months in advance and comprises mostly a beautiful stone pathway, largely uphill for 3 days, the best thing to do is choose a trekking option that involves spectacular mountain and jungle scenery and a slightly less harsh route for the feet.
this is how we chose the salkantay to machu picchu trek.
5 days, 4 nights and trusty steeds that would carry 8kgs of our g ... read more
South America » Peru » Cusco » Salkantay Trail Ancient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, most notably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by the Spanish conquistadors in 1533. Peruvian independence was declared in 1821, and remaining Spanish forces defeated in 1... ... read more
Hola amigos, vamos a Sur America !
We're off, from Australia to South America, and Budget willing, at least 8 months. This BLOG will be the place where we'll try to keep all our travel tales, and hopefully plenty of pictures.
Hasta luego !
Belinda and Rene... full info