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South America Trip: Machu Picchu (day 24-25)

South America Trip: Machu Picchu (day 24-25)

By on Jul 11, 2010 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

After our tour of the Sacred Valley we hopped on a train to head to Aguas Calientes (the closest city to Machu Picchu). I met a nice Argentinian family on the train and briefly enjoyed the nice view we had of the Urabamba River before it got too dark to see. Upon arriving at our Hostal we did have a slight misunderstanding about the plans for the following day as we...

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South America Trip: Cusco, Peru (day 22-24)

South America Trip: Cusco, Peru (day 22-24)

By on Jul 11, 2010 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

          The flight from Lima to Cusco was not at all bad but upon disembarking the plane and entering the airport I felt a little funny.  Despite taking altitude medication (thanks Wendy!) and sucking on coca candy, I was still feeling the 10,912 ft of elevation in Cusco. Luckily it didn´t seem to last much longer than the taxi drive to our hostal – Teatro...

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