Salkantay Trek June 25th 2010 This is going to be a long one...
So to start our trek we get picked up at our hotel at 4:45ish after little sleep and a breakfast of cake (win). Then the bus sits in various squares (one being 2 metres from our hotel) and we don't end up leaving cusco until 6:30. Fantastic! The journey out is 3 hours long with various stops due to road repairs, I spent most of this sleeping/attempting s ... read more
South America » Peru » Cusco » Salkantay Trail 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