Dave highlights what to expect on a Machu Picchu tour with G Adventures, including the ruins you’ll visit in the Sacred Valley, Aguas Calientes, and Cusco.
y adventures in Peru began up North, as I took a 2-day overland journey from Vilcabamba, Ecuador to Chachapoyas last October. At the time, it was exhilarating to be on the move. A series of buses, rickshaws and share taxis got me from one destination to another in a fairly efficient manner. I’ll always prefer arriving in […]
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is for Alpaca. The most versatile, delicious, and nutritious creature in Peru. I became enamored with these soft and friendly, llama-like creatures during my stay in Cusco. For thousands of years, alpacas have been raised in Peru for two primary purposes: fiber and meat. Alpaca Fibers Alpaca fiber is used for knitting blankets and clothes. […]
he highlight of the 4-day Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu is the opportunity to walk in the shadow of the snow-capped Salkantay Mountain (6,264 meters). Unlike the classic 3-day Inca Trail trek, which requires you book a spot at least 5-6 weeks in advance (in the low season), the Salkantay Trek can be booked in Cusco […]
The Plaza de Armas is ground zero for tourists visiting Cusco en route to Machu Picchu. Surrounded by restaurants, souvenir shops, and tour company offices, it’s also a popular meeting point since everybody is staying in the same area. The Peruvian national flag is red and white, while the city flag for Cusco reflects the […]
his year passed in the blink of an eye. Or at least that’s how it feels looking back. I’m lucky enough to say I’ve done exactly what I wanted to do, and had a great time doing it. This year had its share of low points too, however by surviving them all, they only served to […]
I met Sabino in Puno, Peru sitting along a wall playing his guitar.