Not the Inca Trail


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August 27th 2012
Published: August 27th 2012
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From the cloud forests of Chachapoyas to the soaring peaks of the Cordillera Blanca through the dry carob forests of Chiclayo, our journey through Peru has, so far, taken us to parts of the country far off the famed Gringo Trail. That is all about to change as we board a flight from Lima to Cusco, arguably South America's tourism capital. The lure of Cusco - erstwhile capital of the mighty Inc... Read Full Entry



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27th August 2012

Evocative Prose
I've read many descriptions of MP, but you painted one of the richest, most evocative ones; very funny, too. How great that you got to trek up there; after all, there are about 40,000 kilometers of Inca roadways--why take the one most traveled? Great photos, too--thanks!
27th April 2013

Salkantay company?
Hi mate, What company did you go with for the Salkantay trek?
8th August 2013

Salkantay Trek
This blog brought back many wonderful memories. It was an amazing experience for our group. We were all over 55 and coped reasonably well. The altitude was the hardest thing to cope with, even though we had spent many days in Cusco. One of the highlights of my life.

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