ADVENTURES IN PERU DAY 9 PUNO TO CUSCO October 14th 2018 By 7 AM, after a quick breakfast, (mine was coca tea and toast with honey, I could barely eat a thing due to altitude sickness) we were back on the bus on the road to Cusco, another UNESCO World Heritage Site, via the high Andes mountains. Cusco, at a purported 11,000 feet, those of us struggling with altitude sickness were looking forward to this change in elevation!
As our ... read more
South America » Peru » Puno » Puno 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
I was bitten by the travel bug as a young child in 1960 at the airport in NY. I saw so many foreigners in their wonderful native attire and found myself wondering what their lives were like. Since then I have traveled across the US and around the world. I am an avid photographer and love to write so Travel Blog, here I come!... full info