Machu Picchu January 26th 2016 January 26th
We had good travels on the train from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu station in Aguas Calientes. Lots of scenery. Cows on some terraces. We sat across from some young girls who took at least 32 selfies during the 1.5 hour ride. They felt bad for us that we were not taking selfies, so they took a picture of us as well.
We took the bus up to Machu Picchu. We are not sure ... 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