A day at Machu Picchu April 24th 2008 There are some places in the world that amaze you no matter how many times you may have seen the photos or how long you have been planning your visit. Machu Picchu is definitely one of those places.
I could go into detail about the history of Machu Picchu, but you would be better off watching the National Geographic channel on your TV. Or I could attempt to describe the sights with superlatives t ... 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
Welcome to my travelblog, a place where I can record my trips, write down my experiences, share my ideas and re-live my memories. I don't really know why I keep a blog; I think it is partly because I don't want to forget things but it is also for my friends and family to keep up to date with my wandering. I guess I'm also writing it to help out other travellers who are looking for tips or inspiration.
For as long as I can remember I have wanted to visit Latin America. After much planning and saving I was finally able to live the dream - a year in Latin America (Sept 2007 to Sept 2008), t... full info