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February 19, 2019

An easy way to travel from Cuzco to Machu Picchu is via rail.  There are two main companies which have trains daily.  These are Peru Rail and Inca Rail.  We travelled on Peru Rail and glad we did.  Tickets start from $40 USD and upwards, depending on the availability. It’s this reason I suggest...

February 16, 2019

Ollantaytambo is a small town found in the Sacred valley of Peru.  It sits 2700 metres above sea level and is an hour and a half on the train from Machu Picchu.  Ollantaytambo was the last stronghold during the Spanish invasion and today provides a great little stop before heading to or from the mou...

December 9, 2018

​The Amazon rain forest covers 5.5 million square kilometers (about three quarters the size of Australia).  It encompasses three countries of Brazil, Columbia and Peru.  Depending on the time of year you go, you will have two different experiences.  The rainy season is between December and May with...

November 29, 2018

Machu Picchu is a world heritage site made famous through being discovered over a century ago.  The site was hidden by thick jungle and only known by local farmers.  It is visited by 2000 people each day who travel a few ways to see the Machu Picchu citadel.  The first is to trek the Inca Trail, Lar...

November 18, 2018

For a great stop on the way up to Machu Picchu why not stop in Arequipa.  Its 2335 m above sea level so will help you adjust to the higher altitude.  Arequipa is also the gateway to the Colca Canyon, home to the Andean Condor. 

It is named the white city of Peru due to the colour of stone u...

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