Machu Picchu, Condor-ons at Colca, Huacachina & Poor Mans Galapagos May 26th 2008 Hi all,
Hope all is well on the home front, finally got an hour or two spare to update the blog dating back from the Inca Trail, and visiting the spectacular "building site", to quote an Irish friend, that was Machu Picchu.
The trek itself lasted 4 days and 3 nights, and is the most famous of the routes to Machu Picchu as it is one that in parts was used originally by the Incas themselves, p ... read more
South America » Peru » 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