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Machu Picchu by Train - 7 days...well 8! :)

Wow! What a trip to Peru. I'm glad I hand wrote my journal and I'm hoping I can share with everyone. My trip to Peru and Machu Picchu was beyond spectacular.

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HIllside art
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Shahnaz Ahmed
Flight got there on time, but I had a good 7 hour layover. I think I spent some time sleeping, some time charging my phone, some time talking on the phone. I wish I would have paid attention to the …
Exploring the town
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Shahnaz Ahmed
Woke up early for breakfast and was already packed up from the night before so we were ready to go. Guy from Adventure Life had us fill out some form as an evaluation and then we were off in the van …
Exploring the town
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Shahnaz Ahmed
This entry is a day late. So yesterday started at the breakfast table with Ronnie our tour guide came up to Salman was asked if he was *Sohlmone*. Then he introduced himself. I was a bit worried …
Exploring town
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Shahnaz Ahmed
Now that I discovered Passion Fruit, had 2 for breakfast, among other things. Then off to the tour. We visited the local cemetery. Very interesting concept of never letting the person die and …
Landing in the airport
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Shahnaz Ahmed
So basically breakfast and then we went on a hike by some train tracks. Scenery was gorgeous and stunning as usual. Walked through a garden with a lot of neat orchids etc. and got to see this …
Landing in the airport
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Shahnaz Ahmed
How do I describe the start of this day? Well, for starters last night, my room mate Salman woke up pretty much every hour to first throw up and then sounded like significant diarrhea. I tried to …
Landing in the airport
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Shahnaz Ahmed
Day started at breakfast and drive to Pisac. In Pisac we hiked for a couple of hours up the mountain to reach the top, which was the priest's place or something like that. The climb and hike was on …
Flying into Peru
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Shahnaz Ahmed
The day started with breakfast. Eggs were normal. There was papaya juice and pineapple juice. Had this interesting cereal called Kiwicha with strawberry yogurt. Was good! First stop was …
Flying into Peru
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Shahnaz Ahmed
7:45am. At airport waiting to board flight to Cusco. Water bottle was allowed. Nice to travel without fluid restrictions. Breakfast was good. They had papaya juice and the watermelon was so red …
Flying into Peru
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Shahnaz Ahmed
At St. Louis airport, in flight. Bags checked to Lima at my request. The gal at the counter asked to check to Cusco, but decided against it as I needed my luggage at Lima. Next stop-Miami! In …

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