So many beautiful sites like this in the countryside of Peru (Lynessa Nelson)
So many beautiful sites like this in the countryside of Peru
Views of the Sacred Valley (Lynessa Nelson)
Views of the Sacred Valley
(Lynessa Nelson)
Dinner in Ollantaytambo (Lynessa Nelson)
Dinner in Ollantaytambo
(Lynessa Nelson)
Ollantaytambo ruins (Lynessa Nelson)
Ollantaytambo ruins
(Lynessa Nelson)
(Lynessa Nelson)
(Lynessa Nelson)
Such precision even in the corners (Lynessa Nelson)
Such precision even in the corners
Incan symbol carved into the stone foundation (Lynessa Nelson)
Incan symbol carved into the stone foundation
First Incan computer monitor (Lynessa Nelson)
First Incan computer monitor
View of the market from the ruins (Lynessa Nelson)
View of the market from the ruins
That string will keep you from plummeting to the rocks below (Lynessa Nelson)
That string will keep you from plummeting to the rocks below
(Lynessa Nelson)
such advanced water systems for irrigation (Lynessa Nelson)
such advanced water systems for irrigation
Fountains for ritual bathing before religious ceremonies (Lynessa Nelson)
Fountains for ritual bathing before religious ceremonies
water drainage down the middle of the road (Lynessa Nelson)
water drainage down the middle of the road
two toros and beer for good luck! (Lynessa Nelson)
two toros and beer for good luck!
Lunch! guinea pigs! (Lynessa Nelson)
Lunch! guinea pigs!
(Lynessa Nelson)
Garlic and Jesus for good luck (Lynessa Nelson)
Garlic and Jesus for good luck
(Lynessa Nelson)
(Lynessa Nelson)
On the train (Lynessa Nelson)
On the train
Tracking our coordinates on the GPS (Lynessa Nelson)
Tracking our coordinates on the GPS
how many workers does it take to change over the tracks? (Lynessa Nelson)
how many workers does it take to change over the tracks?
skylights (Lynessa Nelson)
skylights
(Lynessa Nelson)
the raging Urubamba River (Lynessa Nelson)
the raging Urubamba River
the damn (Lynessa Nelson)
the damn
Aguas Calientes (Lynessa Nelson)
Aguas Calientes
checking in to the MaPi Inn (Lynessa Nelson)
checking in to the MaPi Inn
(Lynessa Nelson)
restaurant directly across from El MaPi (Lynessa Nelson)
restaurant directly across from El MaPi
Complimentary Pisco sours (Lynessa Nelson)
Complimentary Pisco sours
(Lynessa Nelson)
gourmet pizza (Lynessa Nelson)
gourmet pizza
On our way to Machu Picchu! (Lynessa Nelson)
On our way to Machu Picchu!
Our diligent tour guide (Lynessa Nelson)
Our diligent tour guide
first sight of Machu Picchu (Lynessa Nelson)
first sight of Machu Picchu
The dalai llama (Lynessa Nelson)
The dalai llama
(Lynessa Nelson)
the crowds of people (Lynessa Nelson)
the crowds of people
(Lynessa Nelson)
(Lynessa Nelson)
The chinchilas abound (Lynessa Nelson)
The chinchilas abound
Park employed Lawn mowers (Lynessa Nelson)
Park employed Lawn mowers
(Lynessa Nelson)
Ayul explains the history (Lynessa Nelson)
Ayul explains the history
(Lynessa Nelson)
(Lynessa Nelson)
Wayna Picchu (Lynessa Nelson)
Wayna Picchu
(Lynessa Nelson)
(Lynessa Nelson)
(Lynessa Nelson)
Can you see the Condor in the rock? (Lynessa Nelson)
Can you see the Condor in the rock?
checking to see if the Incan compass is aligned correctly. Yep! (Lynessa Nelson)
checking to see if the Incan compass is aligned correctly. Yep!
Urubamba River (Lynessa Nelson)
Urubamba River
(Lynessa Nelson)
Local game of "darts". Whoever loses buys the chicha (Lynessa Nelson)
Local game of "darts".  Whoever loses buys the chicha
(Lynessa Nelson)
Mmm. . . Chicha (Lynessa Nelson)
Mmm. . . Chicha
(Lynessa Nelson)
pit stop on the way back to Cusco (Lynessa Nelson)
pit stop on the way back to Cusco
Old Inca entrance to the city of Cusco (Lynessa Nelson)
Old Inca entrance to the city of Cusco
The Market! (Lynessa Nelson)
The Market!
Any fruit you could possibly want in a smoothie (Lynessa Nelson)
Any fruit you could possibly want in a smoothie
(Lynessa Nelson)
Tincture "para hacer el exito" to make the success (Lynessa Nelson)
Tincture "para hacer el exito" to make the success
the 900 different species of potatoes in Peru (Lynessa Nelson)
the 900 different species of potatoes in Peru
handicrafts!! (Lynessa Nelson)
handicrafts!!
(Lynessa Nelson)
Please note the quail in the cage. Fresh eggs anyone? (Lynessa Nelson)
Please note the quail in the cage.  Fresh eggs anyone?
At Sacsayhuaman (Lynessa Nelson)
At Sacsayhuaman
How did they move those? (Lynessa Nelson)
How did they move those?
Largest rock in Sacsayhuaman (Lynessa Nelson)
Largest rock in Sacsayhuaman
The Incas must have been very tall (Lynessa Nelson)
The Incas must have been very tall
Looking out on Cusco (Lynessa Nelson)
Looking out on Cusco
Taking a break. The altitude got to us! (Lynessa Nelson)
Taking a break.  The altitude got to us!
rock with 12 corners (Lynessa Nelson)
rock with 12 corners
Cusco Cathedral - no pictures allowed inside :( (Lynessa Nelson)
Cusco Cathedral - no pictures allowed inside :(
The Temple of the Sun (Lynessa Nelson)
The Temple of the Sun
The Snake, the Puma, and the Condor (Lynessa Nelson)
The Snake, the Puma, and the Condor
Colonial buildings built on top of the Temple of the Sun (Lynessa Nelson)
Colonial buildings built on top of the Temple of the Sun
Such precision in the Incan arcitecture (Lynessa Nelson)
Such precision in the Incan arcitecture
Out our Cusco hotel room, Taypikala Hotel. (Lynessa Nelson)
Out our Cusco hotel room, Taypikala Hotel.
We don't want to go home! (Lynessa Nelson)
We don't want to go home!
Back in Lima on the waterfront (Lynessa Nelson)
Back in Lima on the waterfront
Our gracious host, Milagros, and her son (Lynessa Nelson)
Our gracious host, Milagros, and her son
Pilar and Gianina (Lynessa Nelson)
Pilar and Gianina
Back in the US (Lynessa Nelson)
Back in the US
Thank you Adventure Life for an awesome trip! (Lynessa Nelson)
Thank you Adventure Life for an awesome trip!
Lynessa Nelson
Peru trip 2010! Machu Picchu, Lake Titicaca and more