This post is derived from an email that I just sent to a new friend that is going to Cusco and Machu Picchu. Cusco Getting there: Don’t just purchase a connecting flight from the US on LAN there are less expensive options on Peruvian operated airlines such as: Peruvian Airlines http://www.peruvian.pe/en Star Peru http://starperu.com/index.php?idioma=en This also … Continue reading Cusco, Aguas Callientes; Machu Picchu- what to do, where to stay, what to eat, and more!
This was an amazing adventure! One of my besties from Rutgers came to visit me after volunteering at a school in Equador through her psychology post graduate program. In Lima we got to do a free tour of Lima, and a Lima pub crawl. We flew to Cusco and the next morning got a ride … Continue reading Adventures from Lima to Cusco, Machu Pichu and beyond Part I
I can’t believe I forgot to add these pictures and moments of Matthew’s birthday in Cusco. FYI Matthew’s birthday was on June 25 and was celebrated on the 25th and 26th of June. When we made it back from our tour of Moray and the Salt Mines Matthew and I decided to stop into this … Continue reading Matthew’s Birthday Part II and Farewell Cusco
The Incans were a magnificent people that built amazing structures in ways that we still don’t even know how. They moved and sculpted stones that weigh thousands of pounds. They created fountains and purified water supply from sources that we still can’t find. They built stone structures without any mortar, that have wholes in … Continue reading The Sacred Valley and Cusco tours
Our first day Before we left for Lima I was advised not to buy our tickets to Cusco until we land. This was great advice. The tickets cost $100 less when we were in Peru than at home. While in Lima we visited a few travel agencies hunting for a good price. We met one … Continue reading Hibbetich man Cusco – Welcome to Cusco in Quechua (well that’s what the online dictionary says lol)
Living in Peru » Travel : A week of celebrations will shake up Cusco. We are going to Cusco tomorrow and will arrive in time to participate in celebrations that have been taking place since the 1500s! Wow this will be amazing. Carpe Diem!
Rossigna, is one of my good friends from the wonderful city of Lima, Peru. I met her while attending a Lima Social Club Meetup at this amazing restaurant Manifiesto. Where do you live now, what is it like? I live at Magdalena in Lima _ Peru but I use to live near the beach at … Continue reading Getting to Know the People 2.0- Rossigna Goytizolo, Peru
“Imperfection is inherited, therefore we all sin, but fighting the war of sin is the greatest war of all because we all die in the end no matter how hard we fight.” ~ Tupaca Amaru Shakur “Here there are but two who are guilty: you for oppressing my people, and I for wanting to liberate … Continue reading The original Tupac
We said goodbye to the mountains and sunshine of Cusco and returned arrived back to Lima on June 28th. As you know we had a great time in Cusco, but before we left Lima most of the folks here said “We’ll see you when you get back”. Even though they knew we said that there … Continue reading Lima – our new home
If you know Matthew and I, you know that thus far every trip we’ve made that we take a few ATVs out for a ride. So why would Peru be any different? Of course, we booked a trip to ride ATVs within a few days of arriving to Cusco. $50 per person for 4 hours … Continue reading Go 4 wheeling in the Sacred Valley