Tag Archives: Inca

Cuzco

Cuzco was actually split over two free days, either side of the sacred valley tour and the trek, but both are described in this single entry so it’s all together. Ever since we arrived in Arequipa Peru has grown on … Continue reading

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Machu Picchu

After finishing the Quarry Trail we hopped on the train to Machu Picchu town with the members who had also stayed in Cuzco. The train journey was great, the trains have panoramic roofs so you get amazing views of the … Continue reading

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The Quarry Trail and how two spoons lead to finding love in the Andes

As part of our tour we visit Machu Picchu and usually the group hikes the Inca Trail to get there. The numbers are strictly controlled on the Inca Trail and everyone has to apply for permits months in advance, I … Continue reading

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Arequipa, doppelgänger of Cuenca and where the earth moves…

Our time in Arequipa started with a walking tour of the town, we went round another amazing market. The fruit selection is insane. I love all the different fruits. Apparently they have thousands of varieties of potatoes in Peru, it … Continue reading

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Chiclayo & Trujillo

We arrived in Chiclayo, which we have been told is both the 4th and 5th biggest town in Peru, with a population of over 500k, but I don’t know which tour guide is correct and frankly am not bothering to … Continue reading

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