Category Archives: Cusco

Angkor Wat or Machu Picchu?

TripAdvisor recently came out with their annual World Wonder list, and Angkor Wat was honored as the top world landmark followed by last year’s winner, Machu Picchu.  I had the privilege of visiting both, and because I traveled to each … Continue reading

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Machu Picchu

I am not a morning person.  I prefer to hit the snooze button for a good 30 minutes, then linger in bed for another half hour or so before finally getting up.  But on the morning of my trip to … Continue reading

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The Sacred Valley

When I woke up, it was Tuesday, and after spending two and a half days already in Cusco, I still woke up with a headache.  Somehow, though, I didn’t mind too much as my body was getting acclimated to the … Continue reading

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Doing Good. Feeling Bad.

I woke up with a headache, still cold. The high altitude was now affecting me.   The coca tea would soon become my best friend because it would keep me warm and alleviate my headache.  After having breakfast we were … Continue reading

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