Views that take my breath away (or is that the altitude sickness?!) May 22nd 2011 We arrived to Puno in cama class with altitude sickness already settling in from our 5,000 ft climb. So much for working our way up slowly. We checked into our hostel perched pleasantly at the top of the town. Great views and probably the most comfy room so far. The only down side was that everything else was downhill. Not so bad on the way to dinner but an absolute killer on the way home. Needles ... read more
South America » Peru » Cusco » Machu Picchu 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
American/English couple travelling the world!
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” - Mark Twain
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