The Ruins of Ollantaytambo and Day trip to Moray, Salinas and Chinchero

Arrival in Ollantaytambo and recommended accommodation Our first impressions of Ollaytambo were not good - we arrived late at night on the train (see my Cusco blog for information about trains) , the taxi drivers tried to overcharge us for the short transfer to our hotel (20 soles) and there appeared to be barking feral dogs [...]

2017-05-16T10:46:24+00:00October 30th, 2015|Categories: Peru (September 2015), Sacred Valley, Travel|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on The Ruins of Ollantaytambo and Day trip to Moray, Salinas and Chinchero

The Magnificent Machu Picchu

Booking Process When booking your trip to Machu Picchu, one of the first decisions you will make is whether to do the Inca Trail.  We chose not to, as we only had 2 weeks and many places to visit on our itinerary.  We decided to do the climb up Wayna Picchu (also spelt Huayna Picchu) as [...]

2017-05-16T10:51:43+00:00October 13th, 2015|Categories: Lifestyle, Peru (September 2015), Sacred Valley, Travel|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on The Magnificent Machu Picchu