Interesting Incas October 7th 2006 Well i made it to Machu Picchu, got the stamp in my passport and it is absolutely amazing walking into it. We got there early morning and the clouds were partly covering the mountains, it was great just wondering round and hearing about the history of the Incas.
I was still feeling rubbish at this point so I declined going up Waynapicchu which is a shame cos the view would have been great so I pl ... 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
Ever restless and always looking for an adventure...
Previous trips include:-
3 month whistlestop tour with best mate in 2002
London - LA - Fiji - Auckland - Cairns - Darwin - Adelaide overground to Sydney - Bali - London
1 year travel with working holiday visa in New Zealand, based in Wellington for 6 months
London - Bangkok - Singapore - Kuala Lumpur - Perth - Cairns overground to Sydney - Wellington - Tasmania - LA - Vancouver - Las Vegas - Houston - Mexico - London
Some pics from my travels can be seen here
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