The Machu Picchu experience

Amazing I have to tell you, after coming down from Wayna Picchu, I really felt sort of sad, because I really wanted to see more of Machu Picchu.  Joyce and I were pooped out from the hike or climb and well I thought that we were done, but lucky us, we had to walk back …

So you want to climb Wayna Picchu? Are you sure? Just checking.

Wayna Picchu the Mountain Let’s talk about mountains. Wayna Picchu is a mountain. It is not a hill, nor a hike, it is a mountain climb. Talk about a challenge! For many, it is a challenge in their personal lives to hike this incredible experience and accomplish this mountain. For some, like myself and my …

The unequivocal Machu Picchu

So you think you can just hike Machu Picchu Well, I am sure you can, but let’s be clear, this is not your average hike.  Not really sure if this is a hike, I like to call it a mountain climb, I mean after all Machu Picchu means “old mountain”.  Let me just off by saying …

The train to Machu Picchu

Inca Rail The boarding process was pretty simple, but keep in mind, you should buy your ticket ahead of time and at the Cusco airport you have to provide your emailed copy with your PASSPORT, people the passport is a big deal here.  Can’t do really anything without it.  Keep it safe.  Anyhow, after you …

Starting the journey to Machu Picchu

What can I do in a week? As I sit here in Ollantaytambo Inca Rail train station waiting room  whew that was a mouthful, I am caressed by a gentle breeze, traditional music in the background and a cup of hot coca leaf tea, which tastes like any other herbal tea fyi, I reflect on …