MACHUPICCHU and the INKA TRAIL March 16th 2011 One of the new 7 wonders of the world, so it was. Do it if you can before they close it, which is what might happen in the future to protect this beautiful countryside and historical sites. But meanwhile 2500 people visit Machupicchu by train and bus daily whilst only 500 (300 porters and 200 guests) are permited to walk the Inca trail to Machupicchu, which takes 4 days over 47kms. This is what we ... 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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Scottish and on a sabbatical with my wife Lynn for one year, we are in Thailand now and will be in China next stop for two months.My wife is a Midwife and I am Ranger/Ski Teacher(snow),we are in our 40's and have a son called Jamie who works offshore.... full info