Discovering the Lost City of the Inca / Descubriendo la Ciudad Perdida de los Incas April 23rd 2006 There are two ways to get to Machu Picchu from Cuzco:
1. The "Blimey, that's expensive", but quick and comfortable way: by train to Aguas Calientes, the town at the foot of the mountain; or
2. The "Bl**dy 'ell, HOW MUCH??", 2 or 4-day long, knackering but surely more interesting way: walking the infamous Inca Trail.
We went by train. Now, before you all start thinking we are ... 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
Mark & Maria: the English-Spanish combo who got fed up with the daily grind. Quit the jobs, sold the house, the car and some other stuff going mouldy in the attic and set off in search of adventures. Our blog is written bilingually, no small feat. We hope our pages inspire you... or at least keep you entertained for a few minutes...
********* Mark & Maria: el combo inglés-español que se hartó de la rutina diaria. Dejamos el trabajo, vendimos la casa, el coche y otro par de cosas cogiendo moho en el ático y partimos en busca de aventuras. Nuestro blog es bilingüe, hazaña nada desprec... full info