Peru = awesome

I left with a friend for a 2 week trip to peru; cachicatta trek/sndoval lake. Its hard to write a review because there really arent words to do the experience justice. Ill try though-- Thanks to: Marco, Vidal, Jaun, Javier, Luccho, Manuel, Miguel & Po

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feeling not at all prepared for re-entry into the monotony of daily life. At least I have something to daydream about when I start to feel the weight of mediocrity pressing on me.
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We stayed in Miraflores radisson by our own reservations. We took a cab to city center, plaza San Martin, which was nice but after hiking alot museums were hard to swallow. The Miraflores area was …
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Most of the day spent travelling. The only hitch was here when we missed our flight b/c we didnt notice an error in our itenrary. WE were able to get onto the next flight at no extra cost, no …
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every morning we woke up earlier than the moring before to see animals and plants that are only happy at 5 am! the earlist was 430 am but it was really worth it mostly- We felt like we were part of …
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plane to Puerto moldenado. Met our guides supplied by the lodge, Javier and Luccho. Both guides were super knowledgable, approachable and very genuine. The pace of the lodge was definfitley a change …
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We went back to Cusco, did some shopping in artisan something on one of the main drags. Cute area and good prices but shops were sort of repetitive. Dinner at Inca Grill which was classy but not …
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I am sure this is not the right day but in any case... Macchu Piccu, the Pies De Resistance, was beautiful. Any of the millions of Inca ruins we had seen up until then seemed a little feeble to be …
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We camped our last night of freezing cold weather and started descending. we reached a maximum height of 14650 feet and probably I packed wrong for the bedtime weather. Eventhough i had a tshirt, …
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I dont know if this was exactly the right day or time but sequentially it's accurate. We walked up and down through comepletely desolate mountainrange. through most of the trip there were tears in my …
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At this point I cant tell what happened on which day because time sort of stopped while we were hiking. We werent fast hikers by any means but Vidal was crazily patient. never said anything negative …
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Manuel, a super driver and sweet guy, brought us to Ollentaytamba . The inn was perfectly located so that when we woke up we could see the sun shining through mountains and shedding light through …
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Today we met Vidal and our driver Manuel. The guys really wanted to show us what local life was like so we met local farmers and weavers in small towns like Chinceros. Manuel had prepared us lunch at …
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Today we took a trip with Mayuc tours down to a river in the Sacred valley for level 3+ rafting. Marco introduced us to our river guide so we'd feel comfortable and the rafting itself was great, the …
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Marco was our guide for the day and he was excellent. We did a walking tour of cusco/saqsaywama park. He really values his work and helped us to see what its REALLY like in Cusco. Of course we did …
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avigayil east
Great hotel with a nice spa. After a 7 hour overnight delay with LAN airlines it was nice to just walk across the street from the airport to the hotel and chill for the day

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