Sacred Valley - Ollantaytambo & Pisac July 19th 2008 After visiting Machu Picchu we got the train out of Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo. There were plenty of taxi touts seeking fares for taking people to Cuzco at the station gate so we knew that we wouldn´t get stuck there. Our initial impressions were that we might not have much luck on the accommodation front - no touts at the station and the first place we asked in charged 90 Soles per room (a ... 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
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