The "Alternative" Inca Trail July 9th 2007 Choquequiroa to Machu Picchu 8 days trekking, taking in the lost city of Choquequiroa, meaning : Cradle of Gold in the local language of Quecha, through to the fabled, New 7th Wonder of the World, Machu Picchu. Due to the unbelievable popularity of the 4 day Inca trail route leading into Machu Picchu, I decided to look for an alternative trek which would still give us plenty of information abo ... read more
South America » Peru » Cusco » 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
Im a travel addict from Portsmouth, UK, who is currently working for the British Antarctic Survey. Due to only working 4 months a year with the Antarctic summer i spend my other time exploring the globe.
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