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"Team Awesome" at the highest point of the trail  
   

"Team Awesome" at the highest point of the trail

Salkantay Trail to Machu Picchu

August 3rd 2013
The alarm went off at 4am and I got up ready to be picked up and driven to Mollepata village, the starting point of the Salkantay Trail. I greeted some of my bleary-eyed companions as I boarded the bus and tried to get some more sleep on the journey. We had breakfast in the village, before each introducing ourselves. The group was made up of: couple Briohny and Graham (I'd been confused at bre ... read more
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Tot: 0.472s; Tpl: 0.042s; cc: 9; qc: 32; dbt: 0.0226s; 1; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 2; ; mem: 1.3mb