Our first days in Cusco January 17th 2009 It is already Saturday and I finally get a little time to write a little. Bob and I have been adjusting to the high altitude and getting some rest from the very long trip to get here. We took a nap yesterday afternoon (Friday) and then another nap later before going to our friend´s bar called Indigo to drop off a computer we bought for him to give to his sister.
First the flight . . . our fav ... read more
South America » Peru » Cusco 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
We are taking this journey as a 30th wedding anniversary gift to ourselves! It will be the longest we have been away from family and friends. We love the mountains and backpacking in our old stomping grounds, the eastern Sierra Nevada and thought we would give the Andes Mountains a visit.... full info