Machu Picchu-Santa Teresa-Cuzco August 29th 2006 Warning, this is a rather large entry. You might want to take it slow.
My train left in the morning, 6am, and I bought some ´choclo con queso´ (corn with a slice of cheese) from a lady selling at the platform. The train took 2 hours or so, and I sat across from a French family whose daughter bought a beautiful boquet of flowers at one of the stops. The sweet girl gave me one of the flowers ... 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