Sacred Valley, Peru --- January 21 - 23, 2012 April 18th 2012 The Sacred Valley stretches north from Cusco for about 180 km and lies at a lower altitude making for a milder climate. The valley has a bit of everything snow covered peaks, Inca terrace everywhere, visible Inca trails, flat plains for grazing sheep, rolling landscapes, raging rivers, and good hotels in places you would never find without a guide.
We stopped at Ollantaytambo, an Inca commun ... read more
South America » Peru » Cusco » Sacred Valley 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
Since I retired in 2006 my wife Mare and I are doing our best to see as much of the world as we can. Life is an adventure, you only go this way once and we want to pack in as many new experiences and adventures as we can.... full info