Defying Gravity April 26th 2014 So this is it, the big one. Macchu Pichu is the reason for me wanting to come to South America so to say that I was excited would be an understatement. We had arranged our visit to coincide with my birthday so the pressure was on for Machu Pichu to deliver. It did not let me down.
Our journey started at Cusco train station at 6.30am. Just to make us feel at home the first half of the journey to ... 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
Over the past ten years we have travelled to over 30 countries across 5 continents and we now now find ourselves in South America where we plan to settle for a time and work as English teachers. Where? We're not sure but we're enjoying ourselves as much as we can while we try and find out.
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Steve & Helen
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