trekking through the clouds to Machu Picchu October 4th 2010 We decided to do the Salkantay 5 day 4 night trek to Machu Picchu. At $225 it is half the cost of the Inca Trail (which has to be booked months in advance) and is more remote and beautiful. The night before our departure we had a meeting where we met our guide and group - ours is rather small, just us two and three canadian girls.
We were picked up at 4am from our hostel, drove a few hours to Mol ... 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
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