The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu December 1st 2015 The much anticipated Inca Trail was the only thing in South America which was booked before we left Bristol. It had been on the bucket list for a long time and this whole section of our trip was planned around it… so it kind of had to be good! Two days before, we went to the office in Cusco and were given a run-down of the trail and what we were to expect – this left us ready and raring to go! ... read more
South America » Peru » Cusco » Inca Trail 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
So. We're actually doing it! We're packing away our lives as an accountant and teacher in our lovely house in Bristol in favour of a tent, two backpacks and six months in The Americas. Most importantly, we'll be saying goodbye to our beloved rabbits, Bert and Ringo! Flights are booked for 12th August... then it's first stop, Grand Teton National Park, followed by Yellowstone. For closet geography nerd Tom, seeing Old Faithful has been an ambition for a long time... and I just can't wait to get exploring!
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