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Interesting Facts For your visit to the Sacred Valley in Cusco

31 Dec
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Interesting Facts For your visit to the Sacred Valley in Cusco
Thursday December 31, 2015 - Posted by

As this is my third stay in Peru – in Cusco – I am sometimes tempted to think that I’ve seen and done it all. This is, of course, far from the truth. When my sister and brother-in-law decided to come visit me, I got the chance to explore several famous sites in the surroundings of Cusco with them for the first time, such as the day we spent in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, just outside of the beautiful city of Cusco. We took our time and lots of pictures, and got to explore Ollantaytambo, the Salinas, Moray, Chinchero and many miles of spectacular scenery in between.

One of our nicest days started in Cusco where we took a combi (a mini-van) from Puento Rosario, in Cusco. As it was a holiday, seats weren’t easy to find, but we were soon on our way out of the city toward the steep hillsides and incredible views of the Sacred Valley. (more…)

Choquequirao: the second Machu Picchu

01 Dec
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Choquequirao: the second Machu Picchu
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Choquequirao:  the second Machu Picchu

If you are an adventurous type who likes to discover new hidden places behind beautiful scenery and challenges? If you are traveling in Peru and the answers is yes, you should definitely take the time to explore the special road to Choquequirao. This trek in Peru is arguably one of the most extraordinary high-altitude journeys of Peru. The ruins are in an incredible location – perched high on a ledge above one of the deepest canyons in the world!

The name “Choquequiroa’ comes from the Quechua word “chuqui k’iraw” meaning “Cradle of Gold”, and is currently considered to be the second Machu Picchu. With much less visitors though, but this might be changing soon. (more…)