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Machu Picchu Travel: Our Personal Peru

Magical Peru, we've always wanted to go, but with work restrictions, we could never fit into a group tour. After comparing every tour available by other tour groups we managed to turn this tour into a private trip with Adventure Life. Let the fun begin!

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Scot Hiking the Inca Trail
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maureen mcclellan
Today is our last day. We have an afternoon flight to Cusco, so the Monasterio gave us a late checkout. We spend the early morning having breakfast in the coutyard under the sunshine and listening …
The Andes
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maureen mcclellan
Today we have a great breakfast at the Monasterio to the sounds of the Gregorian chants. Then we meet Marco and take a taxi up to Sacsayhuaman. It is still early so the site is pretty deserted. This …
The beautiful Andes
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maureen mcclellan
This morning we hear the train running which means that the strike is over, so the next part of our journey begins. After an early morning breakfast farewell with our wild feathered friends we meet …
Huinay Huayna
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maureen mcclellan
This morning we got up early to go on a birdwatching walk but were met with a flock of wild parakeets squawking overhead just outside our room as they landed in a coral tree to eat the flowers. And …
Huinay Huayna
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maureen mcclellan
Today we got up early to see the sunrise. We stop at the entry gate to get the tickets Marco left there for re-entry and climb up to the guardhouse. Although there are a decent amount of people …
Our guide Marco with Moray rings reflections
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maureen mcclellan
Well, today's the big day! We start with an early morning breakfast, leave our duffel bags at the front desk, and make the very short walk to the train station with our carry-on bags. The train …
Rings of Moray
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maureen mcclellan
Today I woke up early to see the resident alpacas at the Pakaritampu. The gardens here are pretty and peaceful. Our driver comes and we're off to see the Sacred Valley. On the way have glimpses of …
Sacred Valley farming
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maureen mcclellan
This morning we fly to Cusco and pass high over many snow capped glaciers, some razor edged. We are met at the airport by our guide Marco Palomino Tocre and the Cusco affiliates and our journey …
Chinchero girl
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maureen mcclellan
Today is our travel day, giving us time to think. So much preparation has gone into this trip. I find half the fun of traveling is the research done beforehand. With all this reading and comparing of …

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