--- Menu --- Blog Traveler Stories News Travel Tips Responsible Travel Our Office Author Kassandra Miller We drove to Santa Maria and began our hike on a trail that the Incas had used to travel between the Amazon and Cusco. The trail followed one of the steepest hillsides I have ever seen. I couldn't … Author Charles Anderson To experience Lake Titicaca, one first needs to know about the Inca legend that states that the first Inca emperor arose out of the Lake and went to Cusco to establish the Inca capital which in about … Author Graham Gillen Was it watching the turtles and the miracle of life in the jungle?
Was it the rush of adrenaline while shooting the rapids on the Reventazon?
Or the surreal view of sleeping in the shadow of an … Author Jeffery Anttila We awoke early to a nice continental breakfast supplied by the hotel staff, spread out before us of varying treats, breads, meats, and poultry products. I had a cup of the local coffee, which poured … Author Madeline Jones It was cold when I woke up! There was frost on the ground and I had trouble convincing myself to get out of my sleeping bag. In the end the lure of Machu Picchu was too strong and I emerged from my … Author Chris Stanford We meet up with our mountain biking crew in the Ollantaytambo's main square and then begin the drive up to Malaga Pass. The views of Victoria and Wakaywillca Peak along the way were incredible. We … Author Kristen Kidder Booking the “Amazon Extension” was a spur-of-the-moment decision primarily motivated by our shared desire to see monkeys in the wild. (Honestly. And whenever we’d mention our trip, … Author Claudia Coplan ¡Llegué en La Paz esta noche! ¡Estaba muy felíz! Había mucha actividad en la ciudad, pero tenía que dormir porque tenía sueño.
TRANSLATION: … Author Kassandra Miller Early in the morning, we load into the van and drive to Malaga Pass. We started our ride a few miles below the pass. The road is newly constructed and hasn't even been opened yet, so we have it to … Author Charles Anderson The next day turned out to be our most physically taxing and I don’t know why, because all we did was ride in the van for several hours. Perhaps it was the up and down change in altitude as we … Author Graham Gillen What is it like to fly?
I have felt some sense of that in free-fall sky diving, as well as parasailing. But they go so fast it's over before you know it. But we found the next best thing: … Author Jeffery Anttila Our sleep was brief, and our flight to Cusco was even shorter. Surprisingly I slept for a bit of the ride, I accused Kelly of drugging me but she swore she didn’t. It was a beautiful flight in, … Author Madeline Jones Daniel was a bit late to breakfast but he was up and walking and, despite being a little quieter than usual, seemed quite normal. We started our day hiking up towards the second pass. On the way up … Author Chris Stanford We are driven out of Cusco toward the Sacred Valley for a morning of whitewater rafting on the Urubamba River. The river was not running as fast as I had expected it would be, but we still some … Author Kristen Kidder Although we’ve been married for nearly three months, the giddiness of our wedding day returns the moment my husband, Cory, and I pass through security at New Jersey’s Newark International … Author Kassandra Miller We woke early again today to head to the Sacred Valley for whitewater rafting! The Urubamba River is the river that flows from Cusco through the Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu. It eventually joins … Author Charles Anderson The next morning, we had a satisfying breakfast and then headed down into the Canyon. First stop, Cruz de Condor. These large endangered Andean scavengers have a wing span of ten feet and soar over … Author Graham Gillen There are three or four hummingbirds in the garden outside my window.
Am I dreaming?
Is this paradise?
After a long drive from the river after rafting, we arrived in Arenal, near the volcano as … Author Jeffery Anttila Today we take flight to Peru! We are quite excited as we both have been working and studying immensely, and desperately desire to go somewhere else in the world and forget ourselves. With a short … Author Madeline Jones Unfortunately, the day did not end when I closed my eyes. It was cold and I wasn't used to sleeping on the ground and it took me a very long time to fall asleep. I'm not sure if I even did because … Author Chris Stanford Andrew and I are on an early flight on LAN to Cusco. We are picked up at the airport in Cusco and whisked to our hotel. We soon meet our guide Vidal who takes us to the Plaza Del Armas where we … Author Kassandra Miller Ashley and I awake at 6:45 AM for our flight to Cusco. I can't believe how packed the Lima airport is. Good thing we got there early! Fortunately, LAN Airlines impresses once again, and we move … Author Elizabeth Conway Great alternative to Classic Inca Trail - the Cachiccata Trek
With Inca Trail passes filling up 3 months in advance (sometimes even faster during peak travel months) the last-minute Peru trekker … Author Charles Anderson The next morning after breakfast, we were picked up in a private van for our drive to Colca Canyon. What is it with you Adventure Life People? Do you have a knack for connecting with nice people or …