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Journey to Machu Picchu: Cusco, Salkantay Trek and much more

July 10th 2011
As I landed in Cusco, I found myself 3450 meters above sea level, in a place that was really cold! It was so cold and rainy outside that I actually spent the majority of my first day seeking shelter in an Italian Pizzeria and in an internet cafe. However, I did manage to make it to my orientation session for the Salkantay Trek, where I was informed that I would be trekking through snow and that ... read more
South America » Peru » Cusco

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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