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Our first class ride to the trailhead
Machu Machu Pichu

November 4th 2015
Our last full week in Peru was saved for trekking to Machu Picchu via the Salkantay trail. The other, more famous Inca trail, has to be booked months in advance bc of its popularity although Salkantay is slowly becoming just as popular if not almost as crowded. Kristine, having already done this trek 10 years ago was our defacto tour guide but she quickly realized how much things have changed in t ... read more
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Peruvian Flag 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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