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Machu Picchu!  

Machu Picchu!

WE DID IT!!

August 30th 2008
WE DID IT!!! Doug and I made it through the trek - it was the most amazing thing we have ever done! (And I have to say it was much harder than any of the marathons I have run!) The scenery in the Andes mountains was just breathtaking and too beautiful to put into words. The ruins we saw were incredible - the engineering that the Incas used so long ago was amazing. The trekking company we use ... read more
South America » Peru » Cusco » Machu Picchu

Peruvian Flag 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
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