Day 9 - Cusco to Ollantaytambo June 24th 2009 We headed out of cusco to a little town called pisac around 1 half hours away by our mini bus and we also found another aussie to talk to as he was from swan hill and has been traveling for 3 months throughout south america and still has another 3 months to go before heading back to Oz.
We arrived at the pisac ruins and got a very good heads up by our Tour guide "Marc Anthony" (his spanish name ... read more
South America » Peru » Cusco » Ollantaytambo 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
Jeff and I are about to hit the shores of South America - Destination Peru. We have no idea what's in store for us, but I'm sure like any other Holiday we'll have a story to tell. So join us along the way and feel free to leave comments as you read about our travels. We'll try and update our blog every couple of days depending on where we are and look forward to hearing from everybody. So subscribe to our journal and you'll be sent an email with any updates... full info